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Claus Andersen

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>RIP Shawn Burr. One thing I know for sure,St. Peter is going to hear a great joke as Bursie passes through the &#39;Pearly Gates&#39;. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23goodman&amp;src=hash">#goodman</a></p>&mdash; Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) <a href="https://twitter.com/aaronward_nhl/statuses/364553539743649792">August 6, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Former first-rounder Shawn Burr dies at 47 | ProHockeyTalk
He battled leukemia for three years.

Bob Probert: The Enforcer Of The Detroit Red Wings - Octopus Thrower
Speaking about players whose lives ended tragically.

Chris Chelios heading to broadcast booth, joins Fox Sports 1 as analyst - NHL - Sporting News
So is he leaving the Wings or is this more of a part-time thing?

Join Be The Match Marrow Registry as a potential bone marrow donor

Help the cause guys. Do it for Shawn!

Shawn Burr, who played 11 years for Red Wings, remembered as 'fun-loving guy' and 'solid player' | MLive.com

Jimmy D on Burr: "He was a good guy, a pretty good player for us. Always an upbeat kid, good sense of humor. He was a good human being. He was too young.''.

Former Detroit Red Wings player Shawn Burr passes away at 47 - NHL.com - News

Cause of death is apparently massive brain trauma.

Pat Caputo: Three Reasons Shawn Burr Was A Great Red Wing " CBS Detroit

The only reason I decided to include this article is to show you guys how terrible Pat Caputo is. A two-year old could write a better article than this. #FirePat

Mitch Albom: Shawn Burr's spirit shines even after his death | Detroit Free Press

Albom hits the nail on this one: "I know no one lives forever. But this just feels unfair.".

Doctor Who: A Red Wings Comparison – Part 1 – The Villains | Pucking Wings

I've never watched this show, probably never will, but I am sure some of you guys have.

NHL News

Phoenix Coyotes sale finalized after NHL Board of Governors approval - SBNation.com
I bet you something is going to happen to screw this up.

Carolina Hurricanes, National Hockey League of Nations | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports

PD continues their little League of Nations series.

Poll: Is Martin St. Louis on a Hall of Fame pace? | ProHockeyTalk
I'd say so. I still think that he needs another cup to be a sure-fire thing.

Phoenix Coyotes nightmare ends as NHL approves sale, out clause and all | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
See you in Seattle in 5 years!

USA Hockey's junior evaluation camp spices up hockey's midsummer desert - SBNation.com
August is the worst for hockey.

Coyotes hold off on name change | ProHockeyTalk
It will stay as the Phoenix Coyotes for at least this season.

Sabres sign journeyman minor-league forward Jamie Tardif to 1-year contract - The Hockey News
Tardif played 5 seasons with the Griffins.

Iginla hoping to stay in Boston past this season | ProHockeyTalk

I bet you that he said the same things about Pittsburgh.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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