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Local sports owners on Forbes' list of billionaires | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Stephen Ross, Dan Gilbert, The Ilitches, Tom Gores, and William Clay Ford all made the list.

Detroit Red Wings Trade Rumors: Front Office ‘Likes’ Alex Edler | DSS

If the price is right, I would love to have Edler on the Wings. But, I have a feeling that the Canucks will be asking for too much.

Nick Lidstrom Career Highlights: Part 1 - Regular Season - YouTube

Over 1 hours worth of Nick highlights.

Trade Rumors: Christian Ehrhoff Could Bring Offense And Defense To Detroit - Octopus Thrower

A report on trade target Christian Ehrhoff.

NHL News

Roberto Luongo trade: Panthers acquire goaltender from Canucks - SBNation.com
What can I say? Had this been last year, I wouldn't have been surprised at all. But, after trading Schneider, I expected Luongo to remain a Canuck for the foreseeable future.

Chicago Blackhawks acquire Ds Rundblad, Brisebois in trade with Phoenix Coyotes - The Hockey News
The Blackhawks may have just made the deal of the deadline.

Flyers acquire Andrew MacDonald from Islanders for two draft picks, prospect | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
You can now cross MacDonald off of your Red Wings' trade target list.

Panthers sign RW Boyes to two-year, $5.25M extension | TSN
Oh yeah, Florida did this too.

After Roberto Luongo trade, what is Canucks' plan? - SBNation.com
I assume that Sedin twins aren't too happy, now that they have signed their long-term extensions.

Luongo: ‘I thought my contract was untradable’ | ProHockeyTalk
The ability to retain salary in a trade may have very well opened up the door for this trade.

NHL trade rumors: Marian Gaborik being shopped by Blue Jackets - CBSSports.com
If Gaborik didn't have a cap hit of $7.5 million, I wouldn't mind the Wings showing some interest.

Instant Analysis: Bobby Lou goes back to Florida - Sportsnet.ca
I feel that overall, both teams actually won this trade. As it seems that the Canucks have decided to re-build, getting rid of Luongo was a necessity. And for Florida, the Panthers now have a player that the fans will genuinely love, and a player who is actually talented, while not giving up too much in return.

Oilers shuffle goalies (again): Bryzgalov traded to Minny, Fasth to Edmonton | ProHockeyTalk
The Wild missed out on Halak and Miller, so they settled for the Bryz.

Anton Khudobin signs two-year, $4.5 million extension with Hurricanes - CBSSports.com
Khudobin has impressed this season while Cam Ward has dealt with his injuries.

Martin Erat trade: Coyotes acquire winger from Capitals for Rostislav Klesla - SBNation.com
And to believe that the Caps traded Filip Forsberg for Erat.

TradeCentre: Tuesday's reports from around the NHL| TSN
The latest trade rumors from around the NHL.

Presenting ‘Goalie in the Wind’, a musical farewell to Roberto Luongo in Vancouver | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Just like a candle in the wind.

Kesler won’t waive NTC for Rangers, nixes Vigneault reunion | ProHockeyTalk
Kesler also said that he is not interested in being traded to Columbus. That leaves Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and (maybe) Detroit.

Anton Khudobin signs two-year, $4.5 million extension with Hurricanes - CBSSports.com
Khudobin has impressed this season, as Cam Ward has dealt with injuries.

Cullen: Breaking down NHL trades leading up to deadline | TSN

Taking a look at all of yesterday's trades.

Dealin’ Ducks: Anaheim acquires Robidas from Dallas | ProHockeyTalk
The Ducks made plenty of deals yesterday.

Ducks setting up for Vanek? | The Hockey Writers
Considering that the Islander's scratched Vanek last night, I fully expect him to be traded at some point today.

Burke looks for trade deadline deals to accelerate Calgary Flames' rebuild - The Hockey News
It seems that the Flames are planning on being active today.

Capitals newcomer asks Barack Obama if he can crash at White House | For The Win
Can't find a hotel? The White House is always available.

Let's Go Red Wings!