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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Sept. 11

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Yesterday at thn.com:

In his blog, Ryan Dixon gives a reality check to some fans who might be expecting a little too much from their team’s this season.

In his last Double OT column, Mike Brophy writes that he has grown to enjoy writing for the Internet.

Adam Proteau writes that Keith Ballard will fit in nicely on Florida’s blueline, in his blog.

The THN.com Top 10 runs down a list of impressive standars Chris Chelios will set by the time he retires.

The Fantasy Mailbag returns weekly and the Dobber answers questions to help you draft for the upcoming fantasy season.

News and Views…



Atlanta:
Mike Knobler of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution lists the 49 players invited to Atlanta’s training camp. (more...)

Boston: Steve Conroy of the Boston Herald writes about the town hall meeting hosted by the Bruins’ management. (more...)

Calgary: Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun writes that reports of Marcus Nilson signing in the Kontinental League are not true, though his agent J.P. Barry is exploring the possibilities of him signing there. (more...)



Carolina:
Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News and Observer writes about the new third jersey unveiled by the Hurricanes Wednesday. (more...)

Chicago: Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune writes about the Chicago Blackhawks attending a White Sox game Tuesday night. (more...)

Columbus: Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch writes that Jason Chimera is ready and notes a few observations from an informal skate a shinny scrimmage. (more...)

Detroit: Dave Dye of the Detroit News writes that Henrik Zetterberg wants a long stay in Motown. (more...)



Edmonton:
Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal writes about Mathieu Garon’s dominance in the shootout last season. (more...)



Minnesota:
John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press writes that Marian Gabroik is back on the ice and is the fastest player out there, despite the fact he is recovering from hip surgery. (more...)… Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that Kurtis Foster returned for a skate after suffering a fracture to his left femur last season that put his career in jeopardy. (more...)



Phoenix:
Jim Gintonio of the Arizona Republic writes that the Coyotes’ youth movement is looking to take a step forward this year. (more...)



Pittsburgh:
Tricia Lafferty of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes about the Penguins players delivering season tickets to their loyal fans. (more...)

Toronto: Mary Ormsby of the Toronto Star writes that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment is helping the city of Toronto repair some of the city’s arenas by funding them with $1.5 million. (more...)



Vancouver:
Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province writes GM Mike Gillis wants offence, but Alain Vigneault is the defense-first type. (more...)

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