The Hockey News Daily Dish: June 9

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Sam McCaig has skewed views on the news in his blog.

In his blog, Brian Costello writes that the Wings should just have grabbed the nearest Penguin in the dying seconds of Game 6.

News and Views…

Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News writes that Dominik Hasek is expected to announce his retirement this morning. (more…)

Branko Radivojevic has signed to play in Russia next season, writes Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. (more…)

Janne Niskala signed to play in Russia… John Glennon of the Tennessean writes that ownership issues won’t hurt free agent spending, but the team is having difficulty re-signing Dan Ellis. (more…)

Tampa Bay:
Jeff Halpern’s surgery to repair a partial ACL rupture was deemed a success, writes Brant James of the St. Petersburg Times. (more…)

Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star writes that today Ron Wilson is expected to be named head coach of the Leafs. (more…)

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What’s on tap…

NHL Draft scheduled for June 20-21 in Ottawa.

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