The Hockey News Daily Dish: July 25

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In Screen Shots, Adam Proteau writes that the Blues are going to have a hard time convincing anyone they are playoff material next season.

Rory Boylen writes that the Canucks have the most difficult stretch of games of all, in his blog.

In his blog, Sam McCaig recognizes it’s early, but still wonders what might happen next season.

The Fantasy Pool Look analyzes the off-seasons of Nashville and New Jersey.

In Backchecking, the all-time leader in WHA wins, Joe Daley, runs a card shop in his hometown and enjoys meeting fans.

News and Views…

Atlanta: Jenna Marina of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes who the two new assistant coaches are for the Thrashers. (more…)

Boston: Martin St-Pierre was acquired from Chicago for Pascal Pelletier… Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe writes that Glen Murray cleared waivers and can be bought out between Friday and Sunday. (more…)

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Buffalo: Signed unrestricted free agent Mathieu Darche.

New York Islanders: Greg Logan of New York Newsday writes that GM Garth Snow will meet with former Tampa Bay head coach John Tortorella about the vacant coaching position. (more…)

Tampa Bay: Named Augusta as their new East Coast League affiliate. (more…)

Vancouver: A report in the Ottawa Sun is saying the Canucks are interested in Antoine Vermette who is set to go through arbitration with the Senators at the end of July. (more…)

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