The Hockey News Daily Dish: June 16

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In his blog, Brian Costello writes the NHLPA should campaign for Ted Lindsay to receive next year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jason Kay writes that honoring Gordie Howe at the awards ceremony was a beautiful thing, in his blog.

Looking at recent Calder winners, the award is usually given to someone who’s gone on to greater things; and Patrick Kane is no exception.

News and Views…

Edmonton: Signed Ryan Potulny to a contract extension.

Minnesota: Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that former Wild player Wes Walz has been asked to be an assistant coach in Tampa Bay. (more…)

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St. Louis: Jeremy Rutherford of St. Louis Today writes about the team and their strategy of building through the draft. (more…)

San Jose:
David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News writes about the relationship between coach Todd McClellan and Patrick Marleau’s father. (more…)

Vancouver: Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province writes that waiting two years for a prospect to develop may not be GM Mike Gillis’ plan. (more…)

What’s on tap…

NHL Draft scheduled for June 20-21 in Ottawa.

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