All-Encompassing Call-ups Thread (4/29: Thomas, 9 others recalled to NYR)
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05-02-2013, 03:11 AM
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No rule as far as I know. The Black Aces (as they have been called within the organization for quite a while) are up to get a feel for the atmosphere surrounding a team during the playoffs, nothing more, nothing less.
And, at least as far as the Rangers go, I can never remember the Black Aces practicing with the team--they are minor leaguers, not fair game for NHLers.
The practices that the team has had have been about special teams and various strategies, not having Thomas pretend to be Ovechkin.
Doug Lidtser & Eddie Olczyk were Black Aces.
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