The Hockey News Daily Dish: Sept. 30

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Jay Feaster’s second blog installment touches on the difficulties of making cuts in training camp.

In his blog, Ryan Kennedy writes about Bobby Ryan’s troubles nailing down a spot in the NHL.

Adam Proteau got lucky in the office pool and ended up with the No. 1 pick; he explains why his team will win it all.

Rumour Roundup touches on Jussi Jokinen’s strong pre-season and Brian Burkes management of the salary cap.

News and Views…

A lawyer representing Jim Balsillie denies a report the RIM billionaire is close to buying the Predators. (more…)

Atlanta: Mike Knobler of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes about Marian Hossa’s decision to move on from Atlanta and end up in Detroit. (more…)

Carolina: Co-owner of the Hurricanes, Thomas Thewes, died after a battle with leukemia for the past two years. (more…)

Chicago: Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune writes about Nikolai Khabibulin being placed on waivers and what it could mean for the team. (more…)

Adrian Dater of the Denver Post writes about T.J. Hensick’s chances of making the team out of training camp. (more…)… Rick Sadowski of the Rocky Mountain News writes about Marek Svatos’ return from a knee injury. (more…)

Detroit: Dave Dye of the Detroit News writes about Pavel Datsyuk’s groin injury. (more…)… Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press writes about the progression of Jiri Hudler. (more…)

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Los Angeles: Helene Elliott writes in the Los Angeles Times about the Kings’ goaltender situation. (more…)

Nashville: John Glennon of The Tennessean writes about the acquisition of Nick Tarnasky to shore up the back end. (more…)

New York Islanders: Claimed Thomas Pock off waivers from the Rangers.

New York Rangers:
Lynn Zinser of the New York Times writes about the overseas games and what it means for NHL diplomacy and growth. (more…)

Philadelphia: Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes about Bryan Berard’s chances of making the Flyers. (more…)

Pittsburgh: Rob Rossi writes in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about Sergei Gonchar’s injury that will keep him out of the lineup until March. (more…)

San Jose: Kyle Odegard of the Mercury News writes about Kyle McLaren’s future with the Sharks. (more…)… Signed Jason Demers to a three-year entry-level contract.

Toronto: William Houston writes in the Globe and Mail about reduced hockey coverage in papers across the U.S. (more…)

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