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Nick Leddy could smile after playing his former team Saturday night because his new team was the one that came out on top.

The Islander defenseman played 19:28 and had an assist on Kyle Okposo's game tying goal in at 10:10 of the third period. The soft spoken Leddy said the win against the Chicago Blackhawks felt very good.

"It was a fun game playing against my buddies," Leddy said afterwards. "Those guys are great friends to me. It's always good to see them."

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SGI is sort of the Saskatchewan version of the Department of Motor Vehicles, as they process motor vehicle registrations and sell public car insurance. Back in the 80s, they enlisted the help of Clark Gillies and Bryan Trottier, both Saskatchewan natives, to make a series of safe driving commercials. And because everything makes it onto the internet eventually, well, here we are.

Two of the commercials feature the pair of Islanders checking a giant ice skating bear, which I guess is or was SGI's mascot. Somewhat inexplicably, the third ad takes place on a baseball field, so if you've ever wanted to see Clark Gillies play second base, here you go:


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