The Hockey News Daily Dish: July 7

Yesterday on

Brian Costello explains in his blog why, despite reader outrage, he still doesn’t think Cristobal Huet is among the game’s top tenders.

News and views from around the NHL:

Anaheim: LA Times’ writer Eric Stephens’ report on the latest in the Kevin Lowe vs. Brian Burke saga. (more…)

Atlanta: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Bill Tiller writes about what the Thrashers have done since the season ended. (more…)

Boston: Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe writes that the Bruins should be looking at getting another puckmoving defenseman if they plan to get back to the playoffs in 2008-09. (more…)

Calgary: Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports on the Flames losing winger Owen Nolan via free agency to the Minnesota Wild. (more…)

Chicago: The Minneapolis Star-Tribune is reporting that the proposed Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings outdoor game at Wrigley Field on Jan. 1 has been approved and an announcement is expected next week. (more…)

Dallas: Mike Heika of The Dallas Morning News reports on what to expect at the Stars’ summer development camp. (more…)

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Florida: Brian Biggane of the Palm Beach Post writes that Jay Bouwmeester’s filing for salary arbitration is the next step toward the blueliner becoming an unrestricted free agent next summer. (more…)

Minnesota: The Wild signed UFA winger Owen Nolan to a two-year, $5.15 million contract. (more…)

Montreal: The Montreal Gazette’s Pat Hickey reports on the Habs’ development camp. (more…)

NY Rangers: The New York Daily News’ John Dellapina writes about Tom Renney’s excitement for the new Rangers lineup. (more…)

Phoenix: The Coyotes have signed a new two-year affiliation deal with the San Antonio Rampage.

San Jose
: Mark Purdy of The Mercury News writes that a vote to go forward with the building of what is now HP Pavilion 20 years ago is what made San Jose ‘a real city.’ (more…)

Toronto: Joe Nieuwendyk will meet with Cliff Fletcher this week to discuss the possibility of the former Conn Smythe Trophy winner joining the Leafs’ management team. (more…)

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