Olympic fatigue: fact or myth

Jean Lefebvre
August 16 2009 01:24PM

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Flames general manager Darryl Sutter recently expressed mild concern about the potential dire consequences of having six of his players in contention for roster spots at the 2010 Olympics. He’s especially worried about the possibility of having one of his high-priced Canadian warriors – Jarome Iginla, Robyn Regehr, Dion Phaneuf and Jay Bouwmeester – go down during the upcoming summer camp, which will be held at the building formerly known as the Olympic Saddledome.

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Report: Mark Messier Interviewed for Oilers' Head Coaching Job

Jonathan Willis
August 16 2009 10:24AM

The Post has learned that coach Tom Renney approached Messier last season about the possibility of working with the coaching staff this season. It also has been learned that Messier interviewed this summer for the vacant coaching position in Edmonton that ultimately went to Pat Quinn (with Renney as his associate).

- Larry Brooks, New York Post

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Toss-Up - Zherdev or Markov

Cam Davie
August 13 2009 11:42PM

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The Canucks' trade rumour mill is starting to turn again.

I suspect that this is mostly because Canucks fans are so damn bored that they want to hear about ANYTHING, so rumours start flying fast.

The two names that I have heard as possible targets for the Canucks are Nikolai Zherdev (ex NYR) and Andrei Markov (MTL).

So who would you rather see in a Canucks uniform in October?

Here's what I think.

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ZherDEFINITELY

Brian O'Neill
August 13 2009 03:26PM

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Turns out the NYR have decided to let Nik Zherdev go after a 3.9 Million arbitration award. As a result of New York's revolving door and cold shoulder, Zherdev is a UFA. I think he would look just dandy in a Canucks Uni.

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Mid-August Bric-a-Brac

Jonathan Willis
August 11 2009 01:02PM

It turns out that there are a few things to talk about with respect to hockey – even without looking at Patrick Kane’s off-ice adventures (or worse, writing article #9954 about Sidney Crosby’s birthday party). The Leafs have made some moves, Nikolai Zherdev has bolted for Russia, Theo Fleury plans a comeback, and the Sabres have signed Mike Grier.

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