1. NHL Souting Report: Colin Wilson impressing at combine

    Interesting note from TSN.ca's blog about the combine:We've got a new star at the combine - it's Colin Wilson of Boston University. He was ranked 10th in North America by CSB, but that might be going up because NHL types certainly took notice of him today

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  2. Blue biscuits

    Tragic news in the hockey world yesterday as 2005 #10 overall pick Luc Bourdon of the Vancouver Canucks died in a motorcycle accident...

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  3. Columbus Blue Jackets Interested in Nikita Filatov?

    I just read this translation of Nikita Filatov's blog over on HF:"I've arrived at Toronto on May 26. My work has began on the next day. In general, I'm having interviews with NHL clubs. I have to say that all meetings are the same...

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  4. Columbus Blue Jackets Offseason Analysis

    It's getting close to crunch time (no pun intended to Syracuse) for Scott Howson and his Columbus Blue Jackets. The draft is just over 20 days away with Unrestricted Free Agency just over a month away...

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  5. 2008 NHL Draft Combine Under Way!

    ATTN: DRAFT GURUS!The NHL combines have begun. Here is an interesting article I just read over on bostonbruins.com regarding the event:According to McGuire, there's a three-pronged approach to the Combine...

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  6. Minor move tells us some things

    I guess my question about teams being able to make trades during the NHL playoffs got answered—albeit by a very minor deal...

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  7. Jackets should take advantage of Leafs house cleaning

    Now let me start this off by saying that (unfortunately) I do not have any inside information but I just came across this article from interim Leafs' GM Cliff Fletcher:Fletcher is engaged ...

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  8. Columbus Blue Jackets: Offseason Notebook

    Just catching back up on the happenings in the hockey world after the past four days. Unfortunately, there's not a whole lot going on...

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  9. ISS top 30

    Yesterday I posted Redline's top 10. Today ISS released their top 30:1 Stamkos, Steven C 2/7/90 R 5.11.7 176 Sarnia OHL2 Filatov, Nikita LW 5/25/90 R 6.00 172 Moscow CSKA-2 RusDi3 Bogosian, Zach RD 7/15/90 R 6...

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  10. NHL ratings surge

    I was just reading this about the NHL's ratings rise over on CNNSI.com:He'll join Versus at a time when the network is crowing over its postseason ratings...

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  11. NHL: Ranking the Draft Picks

    Redline just released their final draft ranking.For those just getting up to speed on this whole draft ranking business, there are three key independent services; International Scouting Services (ISS), McKeens and Redline...

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  12. Columbus Blue Jackets: Checking out THN's Draft Preview

    Here are the top 30:1. Steven Stamkos - center - CAN2. Drew Doughty - defenseman - CAN3. Zach Bogosian - defenseman - USA4. Nikita Filatov - left wing - RUS5. Alex Pietrangelo - defenseman - CAN6...

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  13. World Hockey Championships: Canada Falls Short of Gold and More

    Although they had a two goal lead going into the third period, Team Canada couldn't close the final game of the World Championships. For a country that is disappointed with anything but gold, this loss was certainly no less deflating...

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  14. Canada goes for gold!

    Its too bad we here in the states can't watch it, but Team Canada goes for gold against the Russians today at the finals of the World Championships in Quebec City.The game is 1:30 EST and at the very least can be followed over at iihf...

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  15. Columbus Blue Jackets Ready to Trade for Patrick Marleau?

    Puck-rakers just reported that it looks like the San Jose Sharks are putting center, long time captain and original No. 2 overall 1997 draft pick Patrick Marleau on the block.As Puck-rakers states, Marleau has two years left on his deal at $6...

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  16. Blue biscuits

    Bob Hunter has some interesting Jackets nuggets to share in his weekly "rumblings" column today.First up was his review of Derek Brassard in the AHL playoffs...

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  17. Team Canada advances....US falls in OT and is eliminated

    Hitch, Nash and and the boys on Team Canada advanced in their first elimination game against Norway 8-2. They are now in the final four of the World Championship and will be competing for a medal...

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  18. Columbus Blue Jackets: Hainsey and Peca negotations stay on backburner

    From Puck-rakers:Columbus GM Scott Howson has not had any contract negotiations with Jackets’ free agents Ron Hainsey or Michael Peca...

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  19. Even more draft stuff

    A quick post but I have to point out a couple of things.First up there is a brand new spanking site up that takes in depth looks (with videos) at the cream of the cream of the 2008 draft...

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  20. Syracuse Crunch: Season over with game 7 defeat

    Its a damn shame really but in a matter of 96 hours, after holding a 3-1 series lead, the Syracuse Crunch find themselves eliminated from the playoffs.Game 7 ended the way the last two did - with a 1 goal loss...

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  21. Season on the Line Tonight for Syracuse Crunch

    It all comes down to this, one game.After winning 17 straight in one of the more remarkable runs in AHL history, the Syracuse Crunch's season comes down to game 7 tonight in Toronto tonight versus the Marlies...

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  22. Crunch blow 3-1 series lead

    Just when things were looking good the Crunch lose in OT on Friday night and then blow a 1 goal lead in the 3rd and lose again on Saturday night.Series now tied 3-3.The Crunch have played seemingly every game with little or no room for error...

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  23. Crystal ball time v3.0

    Its back!!Crystal ball (v3) time again.1. 19th overall traded to Philly for RJ Umberger. Jackets sign him to 4 year 12 million dollar deal. Draft day trade. The Jackets need a set up guy for Rick Nash...

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  24. Blues eyeing Schenn at 4?

    That is what Andy Stickland is reporting on Hockeybuzz.com. Check it out:Sources say the LA Kings will select Guelph D-man Drew Doughty with the 2nd overall pick...

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  25. Crunch bounce back with OT win!

    After getting blown out of their own barn the night before in a 7-2 loss to the Toronto Marlies, the Syracuse Crunch bounced back to take a 5-4 win in OT off of Joakim Lindstrom's game winner...

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