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The Hockey News Daily Dish: May 8

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News and Views…

Buffalo: Signed Felix Schutz.

Signed Mark Giordano.

Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune writes that Blackhawks tickets will be raised in price by an average of about 16 percent, and up to as much as 80 percent, next season. (more...)

Detroit: John Niyo of the Detroit News writes that Mike Babcock may juggle his deep defense corps. (more...)

Minnesota: Tom Powers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press writes Jacques Lemaire is doubting returning as head coach next season. (more...)

New York Islanders: Signed Robin Figren.

St. Louis: Jeff Gordon of St. Louis Today asks if the Blues should stay the course of a gradual rebuild? (more...)

Toronto: After the firing of head coach Paul Maurice, Damien Cox of the Toronto Star writes that the Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment suits are still calling the shots. (more...)

Washington: Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post writes that Sergei Fedorov may return to the Caps next season. (more...)

What’s on tap…

Dallas at Detroit, Game 1, 7:30 p.m.

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