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Puck Headlines: Break out the hair spray, Ron Duguay is coming back

Sean Leahy
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Here are your Afternoon Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.

-Former Ranger Ron Duguay will become the second oldest player at age 51 to partake in a professional hockey game after he signed a one-game contract with the Brooklyn Aces of the Eastern Professional Hockey League. I think it's a perfect time to remake the infamous Sassoon commercial. H/T to Kris for sending that in. (Brooklyn Aces)

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-Ryan Smyth returns to Edmonton tonight hoping to play spoiler against his old club. (Denver Post H/T Kukla)

-After being arrested earlier this week on bankruptcy fraud charges, former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington had his $1 million bail posted by his former head coach and current New York Rangers general manager, Glen Sather. (Globe & Mail)

-Bill Davidson, who owned both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the NBA's Detroit Pistons, passed away yesterday at age 86. Davidson owned the Lightning from 1999 until this past summer. (Lightning Strikes)

-Wrap Around Curl wants to get to the bottom of the Snoop Dogg-Penguins jersey fashion choice in his "Gin and Juice" video. (Puck the Media)

-Mirtle breaks down the top defensive defenseman in the running for his "Rod Langway Award". (From the Rink)

-No Ilya Kovalchuk as the Atlanta Thrashers visit the Buffalo Sabres tonight. And my attempt to squeak into my fantasy league playoffs takes a hit. (Thrashers)

-What is the best deadline day deal of all-time? (Windsor Star)

-After that ugly eye injury he suffered last week, Edmonton Oilers captain Ethan Moreau will now be donning a visor. Somewhere in Toronto, Don Cherry weeps. (TSN)

-According to friend of PD, David Pagnotta, Jaromir Jagr is currently trying to get out of his current contract with Omsk of the KHL and could return to the NHL next season. (The Fourth Period)

-Cheers to Montreal Canadiens defenseman Patrice Brisebois who will be playing his 1000th career NHL game tonight against the New Jersey Devils. (Habs Inside/Out)

-In his continuing efforts to create a new culture within the Toronto Maple Leafs, head coach Ron Wilson is stepping up the off-season player training regimens. (Toronto Sun)

Finally, in case you missed it, here's Vancouver's Henrik Sedin turning Los Angeles Kings defenseman Sean O'Donnell inside out to score his 101st career NHL goal:

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