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When the NHL switched to its current Playoff format, it was developed from the NBA’s playoff format. Where the division winners gain the top 3 slots and then 4-8 are filled with the best records from the conference.
Pink jerseys ?
I’ve read a short article which mentions that Reebok and the NHL are teaming up to produce pink jerseys for the female fans.
Sportsnet.ca is reporting that Philadelphia Flyers
GM has updated the status of Gagne’s contract negotiation today. Here is the interview obtained from Sportsnet.ca:
The Penguins look like they are staying in Pittsburgh, and wherever they go they are a team with one of the brightest futures if not the brightest of all… But there are some details that people forget.
Sportsnet.ca is reporting that with the signing of defenseman Michal Roszival to a 2-year/4.2 million dollar contract the chances and the Ranger close to the $44 million dollar cap, the chances of Leetch making a return to broadway are slim.
The Canucks have a payroll of $37 5000, and only have 14 players signed, leaving only $6.5 million to sign at least 6 players and have some wiggle room for injuries and free agency.
Tsn.ca reports the the Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes have signed signed right wing Jesse Boulerice to a one-year contract.
Tsn.ca and The Montreal Gazette report that Montreals Francis Bouillon experienced pain in his knee last week when he started skating and will fly to Vail, Colorado, to be examined by a doctor.
Also reported defenceman Mark Streit is suffering from tendinitis in his knees, which may be the result of too much time on the stationary bike.
According to tsn:The National Hockey League Players’ Association announced that Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators has been re-elected as a Vice-President on the interim Executive Committee at its annual European Player Meetings in Stockholm, Sweden.
Jordan Leopold will miss the beginning of the season with surgery on a hernia.