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Daily Cupcakes- May 25th, 2011

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More death in the hockey community, this time a 15 year old who was a member of an OHL team.

Ian Jenkins, considered one of the best 15-year-old hockey goaltenders in the U.S., died Monday morning. He had suffered a severe head injury Thursday after falling out of the bed of a pickup truck and onto pavement in Milan, according to police. The accident is still under investigation. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Ian, who attended Milan High and signed with the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights last week

The Globe & Mail is saying that the move from Atlanta to Winnipeg will be the hardest on players who aren't used to being reconginzed in the street.

"The hardest part is for the players and coaches to adjust from moving from a non-traditional market to a market that is a real hockey hot-bed," said Cliff Fletcher, who was general manager of the Atlanta Flames in 1980 and helped oversee their move to Calgary that summer.

CBC's Elliotte Friedman has a weekly column where he lists 30 little facts, tidbits or his thoughts per week. I usualyl find them entertaining.

26) Tweet of the Year: Ryan Kesler re-tweeted someone who sent him a four-word message: "Stop diving, you [blank]." It took me an hour to stop laughing. Why do that? "I thought it would be funny," he said. It was.

 

*FYI it started with a P and ended in a Y.

Let the jokes begin.The Avalanche have a doctor on staff who is a hip and knee replacement. Someone needs to help you beat the kids off your lawn?

Dr. Crane is also a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthritis Foundation. He is currently a consultant with the Colorado Avalanche and has also served as consulting team physician for the Denver Nuggets and the Denver Broncos.

 

And finally Happy Birthday Beachie!!! :D

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