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Chris Mueller scored Milwaukee's first goal last night.
The Nashville Predators' AHL affiliate took a 3-2 victory over the Grand Rapids Griffins in a minor-league version of the Preds/Red Wings game which was supposed to kick off the NHL campaign. Our morning hockey notes include the video highlights...
Nashville Predators News
Three Minutes With (Lockout Edition): Mitch Korn… | Section 303
One of the MVP's of the Preds organization sounds off on guys up and down the depth chart.
Will Ryan Suter Have A Better Season Than Shea Weber? - Rant Sports
Now here's an interesting question...
The Season Opener Diversion | The Predatorial
Jeremy takes a walk down Memory Lane.
Admirals preview - NHL lockout changes the game - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
These are heady days for the AHL, which boasts the best talent in North America these days.
Admirals Open Season In The Win Column | Admirals Roundtable
Hornqvist Jr. Cehlin was the star of the show... Here are the highlights, courtesy of the Griffins:
Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
Report: Larry Ellison Enters Billionaire Auction For Sports-Entertainment Empire - Forbes
This could be the biggest sports deal of all-time right here, and the L.A. Kings are right in the middle of it.
McKenzie: Jeopardy! The NHL Labour Strife Edition - TSN
You can't help but read Bob McKenzie's column and get angrier and angrier.
Quebec City and other prospective NHL towns are the winners of this lockout | Backhand Shelf
...and by extension, what would an entire lost season mean for Phoenix?
Sports Radio Interviews - Wayne Gretzky Believes In His Heart That The NHL Lockout Will Still End Before The Winter Classic
Well golly, that's encouraging.
Blue Jackets: Pursuit of Davidson continues | BlueJackets Xtra
Can the BJ's pull off a big signing for their front office?
College Hockey’s Opening Weekend: The Beginning of the End | The United States of Hockey
This is the last season for college hockey's current conference setup, as the Big Ten adopts hockey in 2013-2014.
World Cup of Hockey being dusted off - The Globe and Mail
This would be a win-win-win-win-win scenario if they can pull this together.
Individual Point Percentage for 2011-12 | NHLNumbers.com
Color me skeptical on this one - I'm just not sure what insight it's supposed to provide.