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The Hockey News Daily Dish: July 9

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In his blog, Sam McCaig runs down some of the bigger names still left on the UFa market.

Ken Campbell writes that the defense will be the Lightning’s undoing, no matter how many forwards they add.

The Hot List, a list of players we can’t wait to see in the NHL, runs down some college bound players.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times writes about Brendan Morrison’s one-year, $2.75 million deal with the team. (more...)

Boston: Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe writes about the returns of Manny Fernandez and Patrice Bergeron to the ice. (more...)

Chicago: Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune writes about Brian Campbell’s experience in the last outdoor game. (more...)

Detroit: Terry Foster of the Detroit News writes that Dino Ciccarelli appreciates Marian Hossa’s decision on a one-year deal with the Wings. (more...)

Minnesota: John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press writes about the opening of the Wild’s prospects camp. (more...)

Montreal: Re-signed Jaroslav Halak.

New York Islanders: Greg Logan of New York Newsday writes about the two-year deal given to Brendan Witt. (more...)

Ottawa: Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen writes about the two-year deal given to Jason Smith, who could teach Andrej Meszaros. (more...)

Philadelphia: Patrick Thoresen rejected the Flyers’ last contract offer and is going back to Europe. (more...)

Phoenix: The Coyotes re-signed goalie coach Grant Fuhr to a two-year deal.

Tampa Bay: Signed Evgeni Artyukhin, Kyle Wanvig and Brandon Bochenski.

Mark Zwolinski of the Toronto Star writes about the Leafs’ prospect camp. (more...)

Vancouver: Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province writes that Pavol Demitra wants to come to the Canucks. (more...)… The Canucks also matched an offer sheet given to Steve Bernier by the St. Louis Blues. (more...)

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