The Hockey News Daily Dish: Sept. 29

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Sam McCaig writes about pre-season stats, in his blog.

In his blog, Jason Kay wonders if this is the season the Panthers come out and surprise everyone.

The Fantasy Pool Look talks about Brooks Laich as a sleeper pick.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times writes that Teemu Selanne’s two-year deal means he might be a Duck longer than GM Brian Burke. (more…)

Calgary: Steve MacFarlane of the Calgary Sun writes about Adam Pardy and how he is making a case for himself to remain on the NHL roster. (more…)

Carolina: Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News and Observer writes about Rod Brind’Amour’s frustration over his pre-season injury. (more…)

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Colorado: John-Michael had a close call when he got a butt-end to the face on the weekend. (more…)

Detroit: Dave Dye of the Detroit News writes Nicklas Lidstrom has returned to practice after taking a puck to the face and hopes to return to game action by the weekend. (more…)

Toronto: Dave Shoalts writes in Toronto’s Globe and Mail that the Leafs look the same as they ever have. (more…)

Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province writes about Kyle Wellwood’s chances of making the Canucks. (more…)

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