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News You Can Use Late in the Day

1. A Prince Albert man won $1 million in the TSN shootout contest.
2. Paul Kelley suggests that by firing Paddock, Eugune Melnyk has given the players another excuse for failure.
3. Senators assistant coach Ron Low was fired along with John Paddock, paving the way for Ray Emery’s personal coach Eli Wilson to become the Sens new goaltending coach.
4. The CHL power rankings from Taking Note.
5. Stan Fischler thinks the Rangers have all the parts to make a run at the Cup.
6. Spector thinks that the Stars have set themselves up for years with the Richards acquisition.
7. A story about Butch Goring and his helmet.
8. MSU-Mankato is pushing for respectability in the WCHA.
9. A volunteer hockey coach in Nova Scotia is fired for including innuendo in player bios.
10. A female hockey player from UNB punched a linesman. 3 Times. No means no.
11. Fanhouse looks at the Wild’s decision to acquire Chris Simon.
12. Meow.
13. Allan Muir writes that its now up to Bryan Murray to clean up the mess that he has made.
14. Bill Lankhof feels that the Commish wasn’t being entirely truthful on Capitol Hill.
15. The Hockey News notes that Don Waddell has made up for his 2007 Deadline Day mistakes.
16. The 10 Best names in hockey.
17. An excerpt from Jay Feaster’s blog.
18. The Roseau Rams are on their way to the state tournament.
19. Mike Brophy writes that the deals made in Washington could save George McPhee’s job.
20. Joe Pelletier tells us about the movement to get a proper grave marker for James Creighton, one of the fathers of hockey in Canada.
21. Jay Onrait answers emails from his Tradecentre ’08 blog.
22. The NY Times examines the new ideas to increase scoring.
23. Interesting look at the preparation that goes into the trade deadline.
24. Scott Morrison chronicles the Senators’ many problems.
25. Kelly Hrudey discusses Darren McCarty’s return to the NHL.