Monday, June 22, 2009

News From Around The NHL

  • Colorado who don't appear set to re-sign veteran Ian Laperriere, have opted to extend Cody McLeod for three more seasons ($3.1M total). [Link]

  • Top NHL Draft prospects by position. [Link]

  • Last year there was a lot of hype surrounding Fabian Brunnstrom, the free agent who came to the NHL from Europe, this season all of the hype is surrounding goaltender Jonas Gustavsson. [Link]

  • Mats Sundin won't play for Sweden at the Olympics. Now we'll wait for the announcement that he is not decided, then another media release that he's still not committed either way and finally he'll make a decision on the eve of the Olympics. [Link]

  • Montreal sold for half a friggin billion dollars! [Link]

  • Chris Chelios (aka "The Fossil") will be involved with Team USA at the 2010 Olympics, but not as a player. [Link]

  • Boston Bruins don't have to pay Glen Murray $1.4M according to an arbitrator [Link]

  • The Islanders aren't thinking about who to pick #1 at the NHL Draft this weekend, they are already thinking ahead to their 26th overall pick. [Link]

  • Lots of uncertainty still whether the Wings will sign Marian Hossa & Mickael Samuelsson [Link]

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