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Your Friendly Weekend Links Roundup: The Veterans Day Edition

A 68-game season could still begin on December 1st. But it will take a lot to make that happen.

Let's ignore that this guy is carrying a Blue Jackets flag, okay? It's a nice photo.
Let's ignore that this guy is carrying a Blue Jackets flag, okay? It's a nice photo.
John Grieshop

DUCKS NEWS

  • The Norfolk Admirals are playing the red-hot Springfield Falcons as I type this sentence. Wish them luck! [MassLive]
  • Bruce Boudreau and Google have a rather acrimonious relationship. [Puck Drunk Love]
  • Kyle Palmieri has written another blog entry for the Ducks' website. [Anaheim Ducks]
  • Today may be Veterans Day, but the Ducks will honor our armed forces throughout November. [Anaheim Ducks]
  • More recaps of the Norfolk Admirals' loss to the Binghamton Senators on Friday night: [Ducks Daily Blog] [OC Register]
  • This was a bad weekend for our minor league affiliates: the Fort Wayne Komets ended their 5 game winning streak on Saturday night. [News-Sentinel]
  • Several Kings and Ducks (along with a handful of NHL stars from other teams) took the ice as part of a charity game in El Segundo on Friday. [Fox Sports West]
  • Hilarious/Crazy/Awesome HF Boards Proposal of the Week (yeah, I stole this from Puck Daddy): Bobby Ryan for Phil Kessel. [HF Boards]
  • Let's pretend that there's going to be a season, and say that Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry must step up if the Ducks are going to bounce back from the 2011-12 season. [HockeySchedule]

AROUND THE NHL

  • The NHL Network (US) will have full coverage of the Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony, starting at 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 PT) on Monday. [NHL.com]
  • Best case scenario: a 68-game season begins on December 1st. But how much will the players make? [TSN]
  • New York Rangers forward Derek Stepan signed a lockout contract with KalPa of the Finnish SM-Liiga. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • "Fans continue to buy in to slop being fed to them by the league and NHLPA. It needs to stop." (Bryan Reynolds' words, not mine). [Hockey Wilderness]
  • It's time to re-evaluate IIHF eligibility. [Backhand Shelf]
  • The Japanese national men's hockey team is one step closer to Olympic qualification. [IIHF]