- Guy Lafleur, on the prospects of the NHL coming back to Quebec City.
Here's what else is going on in the world involving former hockey players:
- A former Canadian spy has written a book claiming Vladislav Tretiak recruited Russian spies.
- Montreal's old owners are almost the new owners once again, but the days of the Flying Frenchmen over.
- On the ice Jean Beliveau was out of this world. Now he's reaching out into space.
- Chris Mizzoni takes a look at Wildor Larochelle, John McCreedy, and Eddie Dorohoy.
- Former NHLer Mike Danton is out of jail, and dreaming of getting back on the ice. There seems to be some confusion over who was his intended victim.
- Trevor Linden was honoured to hold the Olympic torch. He also said fighting in the new video game EA Sports NHL 10 is a good tool for teaching children about fighting in hockey.
- Linden, who was front and center as NHLPA president during the 2004-05 labour war, also expressed his frustration about the Paul Kelly firing.
- Another veteran d-man is gone, as Bret Hedican is retiring.
- Craig MacTavish has joined TSN, while Guy Carbonneau, Kevin Weekes and, ugh, Glenn Healy join Hockey Night In Canada.
- Henri Richard isn't impressed with Georges Laraques' new diet.
- Rick Vaive is up on impaired driving charges.
- Risto Pakarinen tells us that Janne Niinimaa has found a new challenge.
- Former NHLer John MacMillan has high praise for the World Oldtimers Hockey Championships.
- Mikhail Vasiliev replaces the ill Vladimir Kryuchkov as the new Russian U18 national team coach.
- Stan Drulia was honoured by his home town.
- The Ottawa 67s are changing their jerseys, but not without controversy.
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