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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Sept. 21

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In his blog, THN Editor-in-chief Jason Kay says getting out of his salary cap troubles will be a true test for Ducks GM Brian Burke.

Fantasy expert Darryl Dobbs reveals the final third of his important training camp battles in Fantasy Pool Look.

News from around the world of hockey:

Buffalo: GM Darcy Regier signs a two-year contract extension. Defenseman Teppo Numminen is looking to rebound after heart surgery.

Calgary: At age 37, veteran Craig Conroy is still going strong.

Detroit: The Stanley Cup champions began their road towards a repeat by opening camp.

Edmonton: Three players will be in the spotlight this season for the Oilers.

Montreal: The Canadiens will have a new infusion of youth this season.

Ottawa: Upended the Rangers 3-2 in their first game of the pre-season.

Tampa Bay: Defeated the Penguins 5-4 on the strength of a Steven Stamkos shootout goal to open the pre-season.

Toronto: New coach Ron Wilson talks about the upcoming season.

Vancouver: The Canucks open camp with the focus on who’s here, not who isn’t.

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