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From Sean Avery's spastic dance to playoff teams in trouble bouncing back, Scott Burnside provides us with the five things we learned from Monday night.

Updated: April 15, 2008, 1:02 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Five things we learned from Monday's action:

1. Guess ownership agreed with fans and media in Vancouver who thought GM Dave Nonis didn't collect the right tools to return to the playoffs this spring as Nonis was relieved of his duties on Monday. The GM who pulled off one of the great steals in recent hockey memory -- prying netminder Roberto Luongo out of Florida for Todd Bertuzzi, Bryan Allen and Alex Auld -- couldn't follow it up with the move that might have saved his job. Instead of ...

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