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So it's not axed Kootenay Ice coach Kris Knoblauch who is taking over the CIS power Alberta Golden Bears, but former AHL head coach Ian Herbers. It's been a veritable three-ring circus. (Edmonton Journal, Oilers Nation, The Pipeline Show)
How was that $22-million profit from the Calgary/Edmonton world junior tournament shared? It turns out bloggers get a percentage. Zero is a per cent, right? (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
Wait, Victoria Royals forward Logan Nelson became a draftable player even though he didn't play hockey all 12 months of the year? (Victoria Times-Colonist)
How often does a NHL organization sign two goalies from the same division within 24 hours of each other? The Chicago Blackhawks have inked the Everett Silvertips' Kent Simpson and Portland Winterhawks' Mac Carruth. Carruth already spent some of his signing bonus, from the looks of it. (Everett Herald, Oregon Live)
The league champion Edmonton Oil Kings will be feted at Edmonton city hall on Wednesday. (Edmonton Sun)
Saskatoon Blades owner Jack Brodsky spent nearly two weeks in Shawinigan observing the ins and outs of the MasterCard Memorial Cup, which his team hosts next spring. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
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