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Roger Neilson dies at age 69

From the Globe and Mail: http://www.globeandmail.ca

Popular NHL assistant coach dies

By ERIC DUHATSCHEK

Globe and Mail Update

Nashville — They say the measure of a man is the number of friendships he’s developed in his lifetime. If that is indeed the case, then Roger Neilson – the Ottawa Senators’ assistant coach who passed away Saturday afternoon in Peterborough, Ont. after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 69 – may have been one of the most beloved men to walk the face of the earth.

Lindros for Jagr? *update*

FAN590 is reporting that a Jaromir Jagr for Eric Lindros deal may be going down soon. The deal may also take a few days, or weeks, to get worked on.

Danny Markov a Hurricane

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The Phoenix Coyotes have traded defenceman Danny Markov and a conditional draft pick to Carolina for defencemen David Tanabe and Igor Knyazev, TSN has learned.

Penguins get to pick 1st overal!!!

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The Florida Panthers have traded their 2003 first overall selection to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Mikael Samuelsson and the third overall pick in the 2003 draft, TSN has learned.

DRAFT IS READY TO HOLD DEAL WAR.

Today is the day most have been waiting for. Draft time, but this draft seems to be the biggest of them all….. With a great order of kids going deep into the draft.

But the kids aren’t the only news, it’s the trades that are rumored to go down at 1:00pm Eastern. This should be one of the best drafts to watch…. You just know somthing big is going to happen. So let’s get ready.