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Today’s music selection is Starting Over by John Lennon.  Very nice job Dale!

I must give credit and full marks to Florida Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon. While some of the moves weren’t popular yesterday, he realizes that this isn’t a popularity contest.  Sometimes you have to back up the truck and empty it out.  The biggest thing that was accomplished yesterday was the salary dumping that allowed us to accumulate draft picks and be aggressive in the upcoming Free Agent bonanza.

The coolest thing about yesterday was I got a phone call from Little Miss Rat Trick.  Normally unless it’s an emergency, when she’s in school this doesn’t happen.  Her first words were, ” Daddy, who are these people”? In my most calming voice I said, “don’t worry, things will be fine. Dale has it under control”.  Let’s move forward Panther fans, this will be brighter.  This had to be done.

Links after the  jump.

Here’s your Tuesday links:

Here’s a video of Peter DeBoer and his initial reaction to the trades.  What does all this spell out for him?

Here’s Dale Tallon’s comments about the events of the day.  Thanks to George Richards for posting.

George also has his views on the whole day as well.  On Frozen Pond.

Harvey Fialkov from the Sun-Sentinel has his view on the days’ activity.

Here’s the TSN complete list of the day’s trade activity.

Our own Bryan Thiel did a nice tracking of all the day’s deals with comments on our main page Too Many Men On The Site.

Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Monday.  Jonathan Toews is basically putting Chicago on his back.

We’ve added a couple new writers to our network.  Coack K over at A Winning Habit, and Stephen Croatia at Mile High Sticking.

Monica McAlister with another addition of the NHL from A to Z.  The Hockey Writers.

Panthers take on the Carolina Hurricanes tonight.  Pregame should be here later!

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