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News You Can Use Late in the Day

1. Canada defeats Finland at World Under-18’s. Advances to semi-finals.
2. The 1976 Canada Cup team will hold a reunion in Halifax.
3. An interesting article from the National Post as to why Michael Nylander didn’t sign in Edmonton.
4. Time Warner Cable (upstate New York) bumped the 3rd period of the Wild-Avalanche game to air a Victoria Principal infomercial. Still better than watching the Wild, no?
5. Hitler’s reaction to the Canucks missing the playoffs.
6. The CBC will show more Canadiens games in prime time next season.
7. Adam Proteau attributes the Predators’ loss to bad luck.
8. The CBC is targeting Chinese fans with hockey broadcasts in Mandarin.
9. Prospect Casey Pierro-Zabotel has been signed by the Penguins.
10. Mike Brophy wonders what’s next for the Ducks?
11. Kevin Smith’s final thoughts on the Devils’ demise, including an invitation to “entertain” Ranger hockey widows.
12. The NHL is trying to fine Scott Niedermayer $500,000 for missing the first half of the season.
13. Darryl Parks makes his case to the next GM of the Vancouver Canucks. First step: learning to spell “fantasy”.
14. Whats next for the Wild.
15. Chris Zelkovich calls for the CBC to check its biases at the door when broadcasting games.
16. Adrian Dater throws Scott Howson under the bus for trading Adam Foote. Illegal Curve thinks that Dater’s comments are out of touch. Howson received fair compensation for a guy that wasn’t part of the Jackets’ plan going forward.
17. Scott Morrison writes that the Canadiens seem unprepared for the Bruins’ onslaught.
18. Memorial Cup history from 1928, 1929 and 1930.
19. Has Fabian Brunstrom shifted his focus to the Toronto Maple Leafs?
20. Cue the Brian Burke to Toronto stories.
21. Pierre Lebrun likes the Rangers’ chances.
22. Al Strachan comments on the NHL’s “Dream Post-season“.
23. Yahoo’s Ross McKeon on why the playoffs are so great.
24. This week’s rumour roundup.
25. Kristian Huselius wins $1 million on a horse bet.