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The Hockey News Daily Dish: July 20

News and Views…

Minnesota: Re-signed Stephane Veilleux to a one-year contract.

New York Islanders: Re-signed Frans Nielsen for four years… Greg Logan of New York Newsday writes that the rift between Ted Nolan and Garth Snow was a deep one. (more...)

Philadelphia: Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that the Flyers are close to signing Joffrey Lupul to a four-year extension. (more...)

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Sean Monahan

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