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Your Friendly Thursday Links Roundup: The Pete Peeters and Andy McDonald Retire Edition

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The Ducks' goalie coach has stepped down, as has former Duck Andy McDonald. Also: What in the name of Jarome Iginla is going on with the Penguins?



  • The St. Louis Blues' Andy McDonald (who was also an integral part of the Ducks' Stanley Cup-winning team in 2007) has retired due to post-concussion syndrome. [] [Puck Daddy]
  • Dwayne Roloson describes his journey from NHL goalie to Ducks' goalie consultant. [Windsor Star]
  • Concession worker layoffs at Honda Center have now become a California state budget issue. [Sacramento Bee]
  • The annual Thanksgiving weekend college basketball tournament will be held at Honda Center instead of the Anaheim Convention Center. [Ed. Note: Does this mean the end of the Black Friday Matinee vs. Chicago? *Charlie Brown Walk* -CK] [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Ducks goalie coach Pete Peeters has announced his second retirement. []
  • The Fort Wayne Komets have named Gary Graham as their new head coach. []
  • The Ducks website has posted a profile of Francois Beauchemin. [Anaheim Ducks]


  • The Los Angeles Kings are portrayed in an accurate way on the cover of Sports Illustrated. [Backhand Shelf]
  • Also, watch Game 4 of the Western Conference Final over at Battle of California. Be safe! [Battle of California]
  • The Bruins have a lot of praise for forward Gregory Campbell, who is out for the rest of the playoffs. [CBC]
  • Should the Edmonton Oilers consider trading down in the draft? [Edmonton Journal]
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins are generating more offense, but need more goals in order to avoid a sweep. []