The Hockey News Daily Dish: August 16

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In his Top Shelf column, Ryan Dixon writes that the entire 1996 U.S. World Cup team should be inducted to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

In his blog, Edward Fraser looks forward to the top potential UFAs from the Central division in 2009.

Continuing our logo ranking tournament, we unveil the WCHA, AHA and ECAC conferences from American colleges.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Tim Tucker of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution writes about the ownership situation. (more…)

Montreal: Signed Yannick Weber to three-year deal.

Nashville: John Glennon of The Tennessean writes that Gary Bettman met with the Kontinental League’s president, Alexander Medvedev, in an attempt to bring Alexander Radulov back to the NHL. (more…)

Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that defenseman Ryan Whitney will have surgery and be out for three months. (more…)

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St. Louis: Norm Sanders of the Belleville News-Democrat writes that single-game tickets start going on sale Saturday. (more…)

Toronto: Paul Hunter of the Toronto Star writes that trade rumors regarding Mike van Ryn are shocking to the defenseman. (more…)

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