-- The word amongst the locker room is that the following former ECW performers were among those not contacted to appear at last night's HardCORE Justice pay-per-view event: Dawn Marie, Jim "Sinister Minister" Mitchell, referee Jim Molineaux, manager Jason Knight, and ring announcer Bob Artese.

-- According to a source, thee role of Raven's lackey Lupus was played by one of the Team 3D training center students. It was not the individual who portrayed the original character in ECW. Additionally, he is scheduled to work a match at tonight's television taping, likely against Jesse Neal.

-- Samoa Joe is not backstage at tonight's iMPACT! television taping. He is currently still serving a suspension due to an incident that took place at the July 13 television taping.

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