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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Sept. 16

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In Campbell’s Cuts, Ken Campbell writes that Brandon Sugden’s feel-good story misses the bigger picture.

In his blog, Adam Proteau writes about six players worth keeping an eye on this season.

Ryan Dixon analyzes the Habs’ acquisition of Robert Lang from the Chicago Blackhawks.

Rumor Roundup
looks at the Sedin situation and the big-name free agents coming up for the Red Wings.

News and Views…

Wayne Gretzky will take a reduced role on Team Canada at the 2010 Olympics and suggested replacements are Steve Yzerman and Ken Holland. (more...)

Mike Knobler of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that Erik Christensen is looking to thrive on the Thrashers’ top line. (more...)

Boston: Stephen Harris of the Boston Herald writes that for the first time in a few years the Bruins enter the season with high expectations. (more...)…Steve Conroy of the Herald writes that Patrice Bergeron is back to where he was before his concussion and ready to go. (more...)

John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes that the Sabres’ new minor league bench boss is ready to learn about the team’s players. (more...)

Carolina: Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News and Observer writes about Matt Cullen’s health. (more...)… signed Matt Murley to a one-year deal.

Columbus: Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Post-Dispatch updates Raffi Torres’ return. (more...)

Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News writes about up and coming prospect Jamie Benn. (more...)

Detroit: Dave Dye of the Detroit News writes about the Red Wings’ newest import, Ville Leino. (more...)

Derek van Diest of the Edmonton Sun writes about the prospect most likely to make the team out of camp, Taylor Chorney. (more...)

Los Angeles: Signed Brad Richardson to a two-year contract.

Nashville: Jed Ortmeyer won’t be at training camp as he is still recovering from reconstructive knee surgery. (more...)

New York Islanders: Greg Logan of New York Newsday writes that head coach Scott Gordon is looking forward after losing his assistant coach four days before rookie camp. (more...)

New York Rangers: Larry Brooks of the New York Post writes that the team isn’t saying anything in regards to Brendan Shanahan. (more...)

Ed Moran of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that the team will take its time in selecting a new captain. (more...)

Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes that the Penguins will go through a very short camp before taking off for Sweden. (more...)

San Jose: Mark Emmons of the San Jose Mercury News writes about the return of Jeff Friesen and how he is working at returning to his old form. (more...)

William Houston of the Globe and Mail writes that Jim Hughson and Craig Simpson are the new team to call CBC Hockey Night in Canada’s prime time Saturday night games. (more...)

Vancouver: Curtis Sanford’s new mask, as designed by a fan, has been unveiled. (more...)

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