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The Hockey News Daily Dish: June 19

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In Double OT, Mike Brophy writes that Tom Barrasso belongs in the Hall of Fame despite not being the most friendly person.

In his blog, Ryan Dixon merges the beautiful game and the coolest game.

Adam Proteau writes that the hiring of Glenn Healy could come back to bite the NHLPA, in his blog.

NACS head scout Mark Seidel ranks his top 30 players for the entry draft.

The Top 10 list counts down things you will certainly hear on draft day.

News and Views…

The NHL approved three new rule changes Wednesday.

Anaheim: Scott Niedermayer will let the Ducks know his plans for the 2008-09 season before the draft. (more...)

Atlanta: Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution writes that on GM Don Waddell’s 10th draft with the team, he has to start getting results. (more...)

Calgary: Jean Lefebvre of the Calgary Herald writes that the Flames will likely take a forward with their No. 17 pick. (more...)

Carolina: Luke DeCock of the Raleigh News and Observer writes that the Canes won’t trade up in the draft, but could target a defenseman. (more...)

Edmonton: Robert Tychkowski of the Edmonton Sun writes about the approved sale of the Oilers to Daryl Katz. (more...)

Florida: Brian Biggane of the Palm Beach Post writes about the Panthers’ head scout Scott Luce. (more...)

Ottawa: Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen writes that the Sens are in fast forward mode and will eye trades and free agents. (more...)

Philadelphia: Ed Moran of the Philadelphia Daily News writes about the trade sending Vaclav Prospal’s negotiating rights back to Tampa Bay. (more...)

Pittsburgh: Mike Prisuta of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that Ryan Malone should not be chastised if he leaves via free agency. (more...)

Tampa Bay: Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune writes about the approved sale of the Lightning. (more...)

What’s on tap…

NHL Draft scheduled for June 20-21 in Ottawa.

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