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The Hockey News Daily Dish: July 5

Yesterday on

Ryan Dixon analyzes the Tampa/San Jose trade.

In his blog, Ryan Kennedy discusses the future of the new-look Rangers.

Senior writer Ken Campbell warns not to get over-excited about the new Russian hockey league.

In THN’s mailbag feature, Adam Proteau answers readers question in Ask Adam. fantasy expert Darryl Dobbs looks at what to do with some of the players who have moved in the off-season.

Read yesterday’s headlines HERE and view the transactions HERE.

News and views from around the NHL:

Boston: Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe writes about why the Bruins are likely done with the UFA market (more...)

Columbus: The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline discusses how the No. 1 center role could still go to Derek Brassard (more...) and Michael Arace looks at the league’s recent ownership scandals (more...)

Edmonton: The Sun reports on GM Kevin Lowe’s heated words towards Ducks GM Brian Burke (more...)

Montreal: Pat Hickey of the Gazette looks at the Habs rookie camp (more...)

New York Rangers: Jaromir Jagr signed a letter of intent with Omsk of Russia (more...)

Ottawa: Bruce Garrioch of the Sun reports the Sens are close to trading for back-end help, with offers for Sharks defenceman Kyle McLaren and Ducks blueliner Mathieu Schneider on the table (more...)

Pittsburgh: The Tribune-Review’s Bob Rosi explains why the Pens got top players at bottom dollar (more...) while Joe Starkey says the Penguins will still be the East’s top team (more...). The Post-Gazette’s Dave Molinari looks at the Pens’ pursuit of Finnish winger Janne Pesonen (more...)

San Jose: Traded blueliner Craig Rivet and a 2010 seventh-round draft pick to Buffalo for two second-round draft choices (more...). Acquired defensmen Dan Boyle and D Brad Lukowich from Tampa Bay for a 2009 first-round draft pick, a 2010 fourth-round draft pick and defensemen Matt Carle and D Ty Wishart. (more...). Note and quotes from the Mercury-News’s David Pollack (more...)

Tampa Bay: John Romano, Times Columnist, gives his take on the Tampa situation (more...). Dan Boyle believes he was disrespected in the trade process (more...)

Toronto: Signed C Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year contract. (more...). Jonas Frogren is set to sign with the Leafs. (more...)

Vancouver: Acquired winger Steve Bernier from Buffalo for a 2009 third-round draft pick and a 2010 second-round draft pick. (more...)

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