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Here is what's in the news for Wednesday, October 24, 2012:
It took Alexander Burmistrov five games to score his first goal of the AHL portion of his career, but it couldn't have come at a better time as he sealed a wild 8-7 overtime win for the IceCaps against the Portland Pirates last night. [Winnipeg Sun]
Zach Remond is making the most of his new role as the IceCaps' power play quarterback while Paul Postma works his way back from injury. He has marked two goals and one assist in five games. [The Telegram]
BREAKING: John Davidson has been hired by the Columbus Blue Jackets, becoming their new President of Hockey Operations. Look out, Scott Howson! [The Cannon]
BREAKING 2: It looks like the New York Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, NY. Expect 1000% more Jay-Z. [Lighthouse Hockey]
The NHLPA has requested a meeting with the NHL for Wednesday but it looks like they will be denied. Cue the slow burn for 85% of NHL players. [SB Nation]
David Shoalts believes that the NHL's latest PR tactics are rather bush league. [Globe and Mail]
Finally, the greatest pumpkin carving of all time. Up yours, Dominik Hasek! [Puck Daddy]