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The National Taxpayers Union has an interesting comparison of the taxes Kovalchuk would pay in the United States to the taxes he would pay in Russia. The difference? Around $3.6 million in the next year alone. Well, then. [NTU]
The Devils have announced their preseason schedule: [Fire and Ice]
Lists are fun. Backhand Shelf ranked the 30 NHL teams in terms of desirability for UFAs. The Devils were ranked at 29. What? Heh. [Backhand Shelf]
TODAY AT 4 P.M.: Head to the NHL Store in Manhattan to experience NHL ‘14 for yourself. You can play against one of the game's producers and get a chance to pick up some giveaways, including a Brodeur-signed copy of the game and a signed Brodeur jersey. [Star-Ledger]
For the stats folks: Can goalies control the number of rebounds they allow? [NHL Numbers]
Looks like Toronto has quite literally "planned the parade." No word on whether that plan is stored behind glass with the instructions "BREAK IN CASE OF EMERGENCY" posted nearby. [Puck Daddy]
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