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fan4ever
09-07-2011, 11:09 AM
Could Frankie's theory be right?

http://www.metronews.ca/halifax/world/article/962241

Gonzo
09-07-2011, 11:10 AM
In Soviet Russia, plane flies you!

QuikSsurfer
09-07-2011, 11:12 AM
President Dmitry Medvedev has announced plans to take aging Soviet-built planes out of service starting next year.

Hmm

Bearcat
09-07-2011, 11:22 AM
A very sad summer for the NHL. :(

Slovakian forward and national team captain Pavol Demitra, who played in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues and Vancouver Canucks, was on the plane, his agent, Matt Keator, told ESPN.com. "[It's] just awful," Keator said.

Eleven foreign players were reportedly onboard the jet. A Czech embassy official said Czech players Josef Vasicek, Karel Rachunek and Jan Marek were among those killed.

http://espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id/6939064/russian-jet-carrying-lokomotiv-khl-crashes-43-dead

seclark
09-07-2011, 11:25 AM
A very sad summer for the NHL. :(



http://espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id/6939064/russian-jet-carrying-lokomotiv-khl-crashes-43-dead

bad deal...he had a couple nice years for the blues.
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OnTheWarpath58
09-07-2011, 11:38 AM
Ugh. Just found out about Demitra and was going to post it here.

DaFace
09-07-2011, 12:37 PM
Scheisse. What a horrible tragedy for the NHL. Ruslan Salei had a couple good years in an Avs sweater as well. :(

Predarat
09-07-2011, 12:43 PM
Also Karlis Skrastins, who played for the Avs and Preds. The say at least 43 people so far, this is horrible.

SNR
09-07-2011, 12:57 PM
Really terrible news. And I imagine not many people will talk about it or take notice.

What is it with NHL players biting the bullet this year? This is depressing

NJChiefsFan
09-07-2011, 01:27 PM
Devils current player Alexander Vasyunov also died. Horrible year so far for the NHL. On top of that their star player has head issues. I hate Crosby, but if I am running the NHL, this year couldn't get much worse. On top of that there will be a CBA issue next year with ex-baseball Union head Donald Fehr running the NHLPA.

Demonpenz
09-07-2011, 02:08 PM
was there something else that I am missing other than the plane crash? What else has been bad for the nhl this summer.

Predarat
09-07-2011, 02:16 PM
was there something else that I am missing other than the plane crash? What else has been bad for the nhl this summer.

Three players have died this summer, Wade Belak, Derek Boogaard and Rick Rypien.

Bearcat
09-07-2011, 02:16 PM
was there something else that I am missing other than the plane crash? What else has been bad for the nhl this summer.

http://www.mercurynews.com/sharks/ci_18832356

Molitoth
09-07-2011, 02:43 PM
Just like Broncos with Tebow; the Hockey team ownership didn't want to pay it's players so they devised a wicked plot.

Setsuna
09-07-2011, 03:06 PM
Just like Broncos with Tebow; the Hockey team ownership didn't want to pay it's players so they devised a wicked plot.

Sooo out of your 5,000 + posts that awarded you good rep at most, you post this?

DaFace
09-07-2011, 03:41 PM
Just like Broncos with Tebow; the Hockey team ownership didn't want to pay it's players so they devised a wicked plot.

C'mon dude. :shake: