Perry Pearn's an assistant in Montreal, and here's news on another former Rangers coach. Agent Jay Grossman reports that Mike Pelino will be named head coach of the OHL Peterborough Petes....Good for him.

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            Also Kevin Allen reports a trade of Jared Staal from Phoenix to Carolina, where bro Eric toils, for a fifth round pick.

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            Did I mention Michal Rozsival is wearing his pre-Howell retirement No. 3 for the Czechs?