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07:15 AM ET 05.23 | Alex Burmistrov may have played his final game with the Winnipeg Jets. Two league sources have told the Free Press Burmistrov, due to become a restricted free agent on July 5, has no intention of re-signing with the Jets. Burmistrov wished to be dealt at the trade deadline and the Jets worked in vain to move him. It appears a trade is still the preferred course of action. Burmistrov and head coach Claude Noel beefed on and off over the past two seasons and the relationship hit an all-time low when the player was a healthy scratch four straight games in March. The Jets attempted to trade Burmistrov and reportedly had discussions with the Ottawa Senators, Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders at the deadline.

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May 23, 2013  07:37 AM ET

I dreamed I just read this

May 23, 2013  08:50 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I dreamed I just read this

well, you have to sympathise with the interns. There just may not be enough interesting stories out there, it being THE PLAYOFFS AND ALL!!!!

May 23, 2013  09:10 AM ET

He must be certain I guess. Let's see what tomorrow brings..

May 23, 2013  09:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I dreamed I just read this

me too

May 23, 2013  09:52 AM ET

I thought Winnipeg in winter would make a Russian player feel right at home.

May 23, 2013  09:55 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I dreamed I just read this

I think he's buying time on FN. Everybody knows that all GMs and hockey related personnel read T&R for all our precise hockey insight and knowledge.

May 23, 2013  09:57 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

I think he's buying time on FN. Everybody knows that all GMs and hockey related personnel read T&R for all our precise hockey insight and knowledge.

let me tell you....they'd be far better off listening to most of US than those overpaid twits they use now

May 23, 2013  10:07 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

let me tell you....they'd be far better off listening to most of US than those overpaid twits they use now

Possible mini-contest of the day?

If you were a talking head (case) what would be your catch phrase like PMs "Monster".

I think after every good play I'd say, "Well he's certainly not from To***to"!

May 23, 2013  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

I thought Winnipeg in winter would make a Russian player feel right at home.

You mean Winterpeg?

AKA Siberia East?

May 23, 2013  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Possible mini-contest of the day?If you were a talking head (case) what would be your catch phrase like PMs "Monster".I think after every good play I'd say, "Well he's certainly not from To***to"!

Mine would be "truculence"

Oh wait, its been taken. Drat.

May 23, 2013  10:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Possible mini-contest of the day?If you were a talking head (case) what would be your catch phrase like PMs "Monster".I think after every good play I'd say, "Well he's certainly not from To***to"!

I would like to be in the between periods studio show. then, every time Milbury or one of those other mensa members opens his big bazoo, I could say:
1) what a "nickname for richard" you truly are
2) Really? You get paid to say this stuff?
3) Crapola Clean up Studio 3

May 23, 2013  10:26 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

I would like to be in the between periods studio show. then, every time Milbury or one of those other mensa members opens his big bazoo, I could say:1) what a "nickname for richard" you truly are2) Really? You get paid to say this stuff?3) Crapola Clean up Studio 3

in case they delete this

May 23, 2013  10:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

I would like to be in the between periods studio show. then, every time Milbury or one of those other mensa members opens his big bazoo, I could say:
1) what a "nickname for richard" you truly are
2) Really? You get paid to say this stuff?
3) Crapola Clean up Studio 3

Well, he's certainly not from To***to!

May 23, 2013  10:47 AM ET

I have the feeling of...........deja vu.

May 23, 2013  10:50 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I dreamed I just read this

I dreamed he was floating down the Red River on an inner tube.

May 23, 2013  10:52 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

I thought Winnipeg in winter would make a Russian player feel right at home.

He's not worried about the winter. He can handle that. It's the mosquito season that has him worried.

May 23, 2013  11:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I dreamed I just read this

I dreamed I was in a Hollywood movie...and that I was the star of the movie....this really blew my mind

May 23, 2013  11:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#17):

I dreamed I was in a Hollywood movie...and that I was the star of the movie....this really blew my mind

From your pet rockstar Eric?

May 23, 2013  11:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

From your pet rockstar Eric?

the overfed, long-haired leaping gnome himself!

 
May 23, 2013  01:25 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I dreamed he was floating down the Red River on an inner tube.

There's a Red River down here too...


Just sayin'

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