Tough guys in the spotlight: Wednesday's notes

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates a goal by Daniel Alfredsson #11 against the New York Rangers in the second period of Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Yesterday's NHL news had the tough guys taking center stage. Trade rumors surrounding Dallas captain Brendan Morrow took a hit, while St. Louis sent a banger over to the Eastern Conference trade, and Ottawa locked theirs up for three more years.

All that, and a chance for you enterprising college students to land a gig with the Nashville Predators, follows after the jump...

Nashville Predators News

George Plaster returning to air; new show to be part of statewide network | The Tennessean
The battle for Nashville sports radio listeners will escalate later this month with the reunion of Willy Daunic & George Plaster in the 3-6 p.m. time slot opposite the 3HL.

Ryan Suter says he's sorry for pain he caused Nashville Predators | The Tennessean
...he said while lounging on a bed made of cash.

Day in the community a rewarding experience for Predators prospects - Nashville Predators Examiner
The baby Preds got their taste of community outreach as part of Development Camp.

Broadcasting Internship - Fall - Nashville Predators
So you want to go behind the scenes and see how a Predators broadcast comes together? You college students looking for intern opportunities should check this out.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk: My plan is for Brenden Morrow to stay with Stars | Dallas Stars Blog
Hmm... throwing cold water on that trade talk from yesterday?

Tampa Bay Lightning acquire B.J. Crombeen from St. Louis Blues - Raw Charge
The Blues send a tough guy to Tampa in exchange for draft picks.

Senators sign Chris Neil to three-year extension - Silver Seven
Meanwhile, the Sens sign their chief mucker to a new contract.

Jamie Langenbrunner Signs 1-Year Deal With Blues - SBNation.com
St. Louis brings back the veteran checker.

The L Word: Why I don’t think we will see another lockout | Jerseys and Hockey Love
James lays out some reasonable demands from each side of the negotiation. In addition, I tend to think that an earlier path to unrestricted free agency could be something the players would like, and the owners would be willing to give up.

KuklasKorner : Report- Niklas Hagman Signs With Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
Wow, a pretty decent NHL player flying the coop.

PHOTO: Brad Richards appears in 'ESPN The Magazine' Body Issue - CBSSports.com
And since he's already playing in New York, he can grab a spot in the cast of "Oh! Calcutta!" in case there's a lockout.

Fixing NHL Network's Eternal Summer Of Reruns - SBNation.com
It's an old idea, but a goodie.

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