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Ryane Clowe suffered a "charley horse type injury" during the game, whatever that means. [Fire and Ice]
As for Damien Brunner:
DeBoer said Brunner "gave us some jump", but because game was "disjointed", it wasn't "a fair game to assess anybody."— Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) September 20, 2013
Krys Barch? He did Krys Barch things.
Third fight of night for Barch and Gallant means automatic game misconduct. Barch right hand was solid to end it.— Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) September 20, 2013
Speaking of Krys Barch, he and Brett Gallant found a loophole in the rule Cam Janssen didn't even know about (the "can't take off your own helmet rule"). Their solution? Have the other guy take off your helmet!
When it comes to assigning that extra "A" at the beginning of the season, Andy Greene is a pretty good candidate. [Star-Ledger]
Marty's thoughts on the upcoming season:
The Stars have announced Jamie Benn as their captain:
Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) September 19, 2013
Alex Semin became the first victim of the new "no tuck" rule. [Puck Daddy]
It sounds unlikely that Derek Stepan will be with the Rangers for the season opener because of a contract dispute. He's playing hardball, folks! [PHT]
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