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Hitchcock singing the Blues | Hockey | Sports | Edmonton Sun

Being beaten at your own game is no fun. “I think the frustration is we’re getting done to us what we’ve done to teams all year,” said Hitchcock. “We were frustrating the opposition, discouraging them. Now we’re getting it done to us and we didn’t react very well. “We have to learn to fight through…

From the vault: Ken Hitchcock, Crime-Fighter

Hitchcock, who vacations in Kelowna, was sitting in a parked car and sprung to action when he saw the struggle. Hitchcock pinned the shoplifter against a window. The motorcyclist grabbed the teen’s arm, but he broke away. Hitchcock straight-armed him against the window as he struggled.

New sheriff in town … and he’s taking names | Habs Inside/Out

Jacques Martin got on Sergei Kostitsyn today. “What the **** are you doing over there?” Martin bellowed. Later in the morning drills, Martin made a chalk-talk point and asked: “You got that, Sergei?” “This was really my first practice with him,” Martin said in his post-practice press conference, pointing out that Sergei has skated with…

Matthew Barry – Will Jarret Stoll Be Ready To Start the Season?

From Matthew Barry: In an interview with Team 1260 this afternoon, Kings centerman and faceoff specialist Stoll admitted he had arthritis in his knee, wrist and elbows (at the tender age of 27), to the point where he couldn’t move. He’s currently under medication and plans to be ready for the start of the season…

Helene Elliott and I disagree on the definition of “scrimmage”

Led by Coach Terry Murray, the youngsters went through a vigorous, two-hour morning practice that included a lengthy scrimmage. via Kings’ rookie camp begins — latimes.com. I was there from 10:00 until about three minutes to noon. There was no scrimmage. But I guess it’s possible they started a scrimmage after I left. In which…

From Working the Corners: Agent on trade rumors: ‘I think Doug tried to see the value for Ryane Clowe’

Just talked with Ryane Clowe’s Quebec-based agent, Paul Corbeil. He, too, had seen the TSN.ca reports from the NHL draft site saying Clowe was the subject of trade talks that Sharks GM Doug Wilson was having in Montreal with several teams, Toronto and Philadelphia among them. Corbeil, of course, knows that Clowe’s current contract expires…

From Sportsnet.ca: Cammalleri runs screaming from new coach’s defensive system (according to me, not Sportsnet; they just say he’s bolting from Calgary, but I think my headline is more accurate)

Barring a sudden development, it appears Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri will not sign a new contract with the club and will put his services on the open market when the free agent signing period begins July 1. Cammalleri’s agent, Ian Pulver told Sportsnet Thursday, talks between Calgary and his client have grinded to a…