The Hockey News Daily Dish: August 2

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In The Straight Edge, Ryan Kennedy writes about the horrific accident suffered by Central Leaguer Jason Baird.

In his blog, Ken Campbell writes that GMs are to blame for the heightened expectations on players.

Edward Fraser looks forward to the potential 2009 UFAs from the Northwest Division, in his blog.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Bill Tiller of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution questions the theory Atlanta should trade Ilya Kovalchuk right now. (more…)

Colorado: The Rocky Mountain News writes about former Avs coach Marc Crawford being hired as a TV analyst for Hockey Night in Canada. (more…)

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Minnesota: Brian Murphy and Bruce Brothers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press write about Wild owner Craig Leopold’s reaction to William Del Biaggio’s bankruptcy declaration. (more…)

Ottawa: Don Campbell of the Ottawa Citizen writes that with the re-signing of Antoine Vermette the Sens need to sign only Andrej Meszaros, though the two sides aren’t close. (more…)

Tampa Bay: Damian Cristodero of the St. Pertersburg Times writes about one of the new men in charge, Brian Lawton. (more…)

Toronto: Mats Sundin’s soft deadline passed without word on whether or not he’s returning next season. (more…)

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