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Another busy weekend opens up....

February 10, 2012 | View Comments

Another busy weekend opens up....

Continuing a busy week, the Cyclones will open up another three-in-three this weekend beginning tonight (Friday) with Pink in the Rink against Trenton!

 

Here are some notes you need to be aware of for tonight:

 

- Chet Pickard will return to the Cincinnati net tonight after Brad Fogal took over the reins for a few days.  Pickard looked good in morning skate and told me he's very excited to get back on a winning track tonight.  Look for a driven performance from him tonight.

 

- Kevin Henderson was called up to Milwaukee and won't be in the Cyclones lineup tonight.  Although he is a big body, the return of Justin Vaive will fill that void.

 

- Speaking of Vaive, he returns for the first time since getting struck with a point shot in Chicago a couple of weeks back.  He will wear a face cage like he did in college, so it shouldn't be much of a change for him.  However, from the looks of things today, he is pretty fired up.  I expect a physical game from him tonight.

 

- David Leaderer will miss the first game due to injury in 10 years...according to a family source, the last time he missed a game...2002 - which was his junior year in high school.  He was hit with a cheap shot in front of the net by a Walleye player and is suffering from concussion-like symptoms.  No timetable has been set for his return.

 

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The AHL will have an outdoor game in Detroit as well....featuring the Griffins and Marlies!  Pretty cool.

 

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Could the NHL adopt an NFL-like replay system?  At least one NHL coach says that they should....

 

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I mentioned this on the air Wednesday night, but it's worth another post... my favorite NHL team, the Red Wings, will be participating in the 2013 Winter Classic!  

 

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The Florida Panthers continue to battle for the Division Lead...here are some notes from Sunrise!

 

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Tim Thomas continues to get grilled by media after his "White House" snub and political comments...

 

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Cyclones Fan Photo of the Week...Meygan E. shares a snapshot of her daughter's first game!  Glad you guys were able to make it!  

 

 

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Could Jeremy Roenick be an NHL owner??....Maybe...

 

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