Found January 21, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, • The spotlight glares brightly on Sidney Crosby’s latest visit to a specialist while teammate Evgeni Malkin soldiers on with so little notice. Crosby’s lack of play has been the single most discussed matter of this National Hockey League season. But at the same time, it’s remarkable how little praise has come Malkin’s way as he has, with such force, become hockey’s scoring leader…. • Hands up, both of you, who figured the Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks would be tied in the NHL standings in January. • Is it just me, or are you disappointed in Drew Doughty’s progress in Los Angeles? He’s nowhere near the best in the league and he should be. • The Maple Leafs are clearly in a race with the Florida Panthers and the New Jersey Devils for the final two playoff spots in the East. The odds are, two of those three teams will make the post-season and maybe, though I doubt it, Winnipeg will be there as well. The question is: Which two will make i
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