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Russia Today produced a touching documentary on the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crash and how the team is recovering. Former Devil Alexander Vasyunov features at one point. Do yourself a favor and watch this. It's quite good. [RT]
A New York Post report says that Jeff Vanderbeek has finalized a deal with the team's lenders to stay in control of the franchise for at least two years. Huh. [New York Post]
As acasser first noted last week, the Devils are the top-ranked local team and the third-ranked team in the NHL in ESPN the Magazine's "Ultimate Team Standings." [Fire and Ice]
The Hockey News answers a question about how a possible NHL lockout could affect the Devils franchise. [The Hockey News]
One year after the plane crash that killed the entire Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team, Lokomotiv was reborn. [Puck Daddy]
The players and the owners still "remain a long way apart." Things aren't looking good, folks. [PHT]
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