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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Sept. 20

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In his Top Shelf column, Ryan Dixon names a few teams vying to one day be the NHL’s flagship franchise, but who aren’t quite there yet.

In his blog, Ken Campbell writes about his conversation with Brandon Sugden’s father, Travis.

Edward Fraser writes that, for now, Teemu Selanne is a sitting Duck thanks largely to Scott Nidermayer’s dilly-dallying last summer, in his blog.

As the new video game season hits, we review EA Sports’ NHL 09.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Dan Wood of the Orange County Register writes about Teemu Selanne at the team’s camp. (more...)

Boston: Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe writes abot Zach Hamill’s off-year and the hopes he can stay for a while at the Bruins’ training camp this year. (more...)

John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes that Teppo Numminen passed the first test on a comeback by passing the team’s physical with flying colors. (more...)

Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune writes that Nikolai Khabibulin was surprised at the signing of Cristobal Huet, but is up for a competition. (more...)

Dallas: Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News writes that head coach Dave Tippett is experimenting with Mike Modano on the wing, playing with Brad Richards and Sean Avery. (more...)

Florida: Brian Biggane of the Palm Beach Post writes that head coach Peter DeBoer will play Nathan Horton at center, where he used to dominate in junior. (more...)

Minnesota: Bruce Brothers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press writes that the team has no deadline to come to an agreement with Marian Gaborik. (more...)

New York Rangers: Larry Brooks of the New York Post writes that Nikolai Zherdev is off to a slow start in training camp. (more...)

Toronto: Paul Hunter of the Toronto Star writes that head coach Ron Wilson is in no rush to name anyone as the team’s captain. (more...)

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