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NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: NHLers (Kings and ex-Kings) dominate Slovak camp – 08/03/2009

2010 Slovakia Olympic candidates Goaltenders (4): Peter Budaj (Colorado), Jaroslav Halak (Montreal), Jaroslav Janus (Erie Otters, OHL), Jan Lasak (HC Moeller Pardubice) Defensemen (11): Ivan Baranka (Spartak Moscow), Zdeno Chara (Boston), Milan Jurcina (Washington), Richard Lintner (Dynamo Minsk), Andrej Meszaros (Tampa Bay), Vladimir Mihalik (Tampa Bay), Jaroslav Obsut (Spartak Moscow), Andrej Sekera (Buffalo), Peter Smrek…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: USA Hockey names 34-man roster for Olympic camp – 06/30/2009

Goaltenders Tim Thomas, Boston Ryan Miller, Buffalo Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Defensemen Tom Gilbert, Edmonton Tim Gleason, Carolina Ron Hainsey, Atlanta Erik Johnson, St. Louis Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Mike Komisarek, Toronto Paul Martin, New Jersey Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Brian Rafalski, Detroit Rob Scuderi, Los Angeles Ryan Suter, Nashville Ryan Whitney, Anaheim Forwards David Backes,…

Russia invites Frolov to Olympic Camp

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation has named 38 players for their Olympic Summer Camp from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 in Moscow. The KHL and the NHL contribute with 19 players each. Goalkeepers: Ilya Bryzgalov (Phoenix Coyotes, NHL), Simeon Varlamov (Washington Capitals, NHL), Alexander Eremenko (Salavat Yulayev Ufa, RUS), Evgeni Nabokov (San Jose Sharks, NHL).…

From The Puck Stops Here: Team Corsi Numbers

Puck Stops Here (blog) calculates team Corsi numbers, and the results are interesting. Here’s what he says; my thoughts follow the quote block: Corsi Numbers are the difference between shots directed at the goal (shots on goal, missed shots and blocked shots) for and against when a player is on the ice in five on…

From Tom Benjamin’s NHL Blog: Bettman’s Nightmare

This a Tom Benjamin post from February, so factor in personnel changes etc. since then. Revenues would have to fall by about 15% to get to a $46 MM salary cap, so this may be a very pessimistic view. Nevertheless, if it happens, the NHL is screwed. The Leafs are in good shape but many teams…