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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published June 27, 1995
Before he faxed his resignation to the Knicks, PAT RILEY "obtained the services of a laywer to handle a potential breach of contract suit" against the team. It is "believed" the lawyer representing Riley is Stanley Arkin, from the New York firm of Arkin, Schaffer, and Supono (N.Y. TIMES, 6/27)....A dancing Stanley Cup payed tribute to the Devils on "Late Night with CONAN O'BRIEN" (NBC, 6/26). ....The Devils appeared with the Stanley Cup on the "Late Show" to present the Top Ten List -- Top Ten Ways to Make Hockey More Exciting. DAVID LETTERMAN, on the Devils: "They're moving to like Kentucky or something" (CBS, 6/27). TOP TEN WAYS TO MAKE HOCKEY MORE EXCITING: 10) During playoffs, players dress as their favorite Ice Capades Character; 9) Canadians must play in bare feet; 8) All penalty minutes must be served sitting next to that guy who played "Doc" on "The Love Boat"; 7) Just barely visible under the ice: frozen body of Walt Disney; 6) Replace Zamboni with white Ford Bronco; 5) "Your New Jersey Devils Starting Goalie -- Miss Katherine Hepburn"; 4) New snack bar item: players' missing teeth dipped in fudge; 3) Every team roster must include one lesser known cast member from "The Love Boat," like that guy who played "Doc"; 2) Only guys named Stanley get to where a cup; 1) Let Michael Jordan take a crack at it ("Late Show," CBS, 6/26).