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Here is what's in the news for Wednesday, April 25, 2012:
According to Gary Lawless, signing Ondrej Pavelec should be priority number one this summer. Still beefing with Kane Lawless? In any event, I found this paragraph mildly interesting, despite its lack of corroboration: "One tidbit that came our way is the possibility of Pavelec being wooed by a KHL team expected to relocate to Prague in his native Czech Republic for the 2012-13 season. A team in Poprad, Slovakia is allegedly relocating to Prague and there is also talk of a club in Karlovy Vary joining the league." [WFP]
St. John's IceCaps head coach Keith McCambridge on the possible insertion of Mark Scheifele to his line-up: ""Ever since we learned he was coming here, I’ve had some scenarios in my head." So........ you're saying there's a chance? [The Telegram]
According to Brendan McCarthy of The Telegram, Schefiele will dress. Ed. Note: Confirmed this morning by McCambridge on TSN 1290AM.
Jeff Brewer's notion on what St. John's line combos might be tonight:
@TBonnar Mach-Trotter-Cormier, King-Gagnon-Maxwell, Scheifele-Rosa-Klingberg, Sawada-Murray-Macenauer is my guess— Jeff Brewer (@JeffBrewer1) April 25, 2012
The Do's and Dont's of Winnipeg's offseason. Seriously, no love for Evander Kane!? [The Hockey Writers]
More Kane: He did not qualify for the Sweet 16 of the NHL 13 cover vote. Voting is still ongoing, so please take a few minutes out of your day to ensure that Evgeni Malkin, Steven Stamkos or Pavel Datsyuk appear on the cover. [EA Sports]
The fact that Sidney Crosby even has to defend his decision to forgo this years' World Championships is ludicrous, he's coming off a major concussion, people. Self-preservation trumps patriotism. This isn't 1914. [CBC]
Steve Simmonds thinks that Toronto should make a play for Luongo. [Toronto Sun]
Finally, Justin Bourne talks about what it's like playing during playoff overtime. [Backhand Shelf]
Tuesday Night Three Stars
1. Travis Zajac (NJD) 1G, 1A, 2PTS, GWG
2. Ilya Kovalchuk (NJD) 1G, 1A, 2PTS
3. Scott Clemmensen 39SV, 3GA, .929SV%