The Hockey News Daily Dish: August 26

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Adam Proteau writes that Vincent Lecavalier will be named the new captain of the Lightning in the near future.

The Rumor Roundup tackles Marian Gaborik, Mats Sundin, Bryan McCabe and Ladislav Nagy.

News and Views…

The Sabres will have discounted ticket prices for their pre-season games against Toronto and Minnesota. (more…)

Chicago: Akim Aliu, the 56th overall pick in the 2007 draft, signed a three-year entry-level deal deal with the Hawks. (more…)

Terry Frei of the Denver Post writes that Joe Sakic will speak to the media before his charity golf tournament, but there is no guarantee he’ll announce whether or not he’ll return. (more…)

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Ottawa: Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun writes that Luke Richardson wants to play at least one more season with the Senators. (more…)

Philadelphia: Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes about the tryout given to defenseman Bryan Berard. (more…)

St. Louis: Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that Erik Johnson’s shoulder is healed and he is optimistic about this season. (more…)

Jason Blake is back on the ice and is looking forward to a fresh start with the Maple Leafs, writes Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun. (more…)

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