Empty Netter Assists - 8-15-09

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-This is just amazing. Someone went and re-created Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final between the Penguins and North Stars on an older version of EA Sports' NHL title.

-Dan Bylsma (above) and eight former Penguins coaches will take part in the Penguins' Alumni Charity Golf Classic Tuesday. Bylsma will be joined by Red Sullivan (1967-69), Ken Schinkel (1973-74; 1976-77), Ed Johnston (1980-83; 1993-97), Bob Berry (1984-87), Pierre Creamer (1987-88), Gene Ubriaco (1988-89), Kevin Constantine (1997-99) and Rick Kehoe (2001-03).

-We've mentioned this already, but Mark Eaton will be making an appearance with the Stanley Cup tomorrow at various locations in North Smithfield, R.I.

-Happy 46th birthday to former Penguins defenseman and broadcaster Peter Taglianetti. Tagliatnetti was a member of the franchise's first two Stanley Cup championship squads.

-Happy 42nd birthday to former Penguins defenseman Neil Wilkinson.

Northeast Division

-Former Maple Leafs captain Ted "Teeder" Kennedy passed away. Kennedy, who was the last Maple Leafs player to win the Hart Trophy in 1955, was 83:

-The Canadiens re-signed restricted free agent forward Matt D'Agostini to a one-year deal.

-Road Trip Alert: The Sabres will make individual game tickets available for sale Sept. 12. The Penguins play in Buffalo Dec. 19 and Dec. 29.

-The NHL will reveal details on purchasing tickets for the Winter Classic in Boston Monday.

Central Division

-Jeremy Roenick wants to return to the Blackhawks as an ambassador.

(Photo: Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press)

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