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Report: Goaltender Karri Ramo signs with Avangard Omsk

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As if the Lightning don't have enough problems today... There are reports that goalie Karri Ramo has jumped to the KHL. This creates a huge mess in Net if Mike Smith is not fully recovered from his Post Concussion Syndrome come next season (and no one ever fully recovers from PCS).

"OK (Not Really) Hockey" indeed

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Tampa Bay Lightning ownership falls down, goes boom. OK (Not Really) Hockey to meet with Gary Bettman today...

Draft Help - Centers and Wings (Hockey Basics)

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In hockey, we've all heard about centers, wings, defensemen, and goaltenders. But what's really expected of players in each of these positions?

Lightning make scouting staff changes

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It's necessary with the Bolts track record in the NHL draft to make staff changes and cuts... But painting it as not being partly financial dismisses recent history.

Detroit isn't that great at Drafting (and other secrets): Draft Analysis 1994-2009

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Posted over at Pension Plan Puppets, here's a great statistical breakdown of the NHL draft the past 15 years... You can take what you want and argue observations or conclusions but I find this to be intriguing none-the-less.

Draft Party? Not in Tampa Bay [UPDATED]

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Not every NHL team holds a draft-day event, but the Tampa Bay Lightning have done it several times in the past. It seems rather curious that nothing is planned this year...

Is Vinny staying or going?

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Are people simply distracted by the draft, or is there already a deal in place? Or, is this on the back burner until after the draft is over? Right now it's hard to say, but we should all have a better idea about that in about a week.

Greg Logan predicts Duchene to Islanders 1st overall

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So Greg Logan, who has changed horses several times about the top pick in the draft, is now predicting Matt Duchene as the Islanders #1 pick in Friday's NHL draft. What an unlikely scenario. I wonder what the fallout in the draft would be from that? < end snark >

Marty St. Louis second in Lady Byng voting

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I'm not one who watches or revels in the NHL awards show each year, so I sort of avoided the fact Marty was even a candidate for the Lady Byng award for Gentlemanly play. That being said, he came in 2nd in voting. Read Damian's write up for more.

SB Nation's Draft Hub

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    With just over a week (as in, just a few hours until we hit the seven day mark) until the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft, SB Nation has a central source for all things Draft in the...

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