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The Hockey News Daily Dish: Sept. 5

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Yesterday on THN.com…

Adam Proteau, in his Screen Shots column, explains why there need to be more debate in the game about how to improve it.

In his blog, Ryan Kennedy says give the Kontinental League a chance.

Fantasy expert Darryl Dobbs looks at the Leafs and Lightning in Fantasy Pool Look.

Humorist Charlie Teljeur looks at the off-season signings in his Loose Change column.

Former NHL prospect Mark Moore says Canada need more teams, in his Insider Blog.

News and views from the world of hockey…

KHL accuses NHL of poaching two of its players.

Anaheim – Dan Wood examines the Ducks cap troubles and other notes from around the NHL.

Chicago – James Wisniewski gets some summer art lessons.

Phoenix – Radio analyst Louie DeBrusk joins the Oilers.

Dallas – A video of the Stars photo shoot for the team’s new billboard ad campaign.

Detroit – Pavel Datsyuk isn’t disappointed about being taken off Henrik Zetterberg’s line, writes Dave Dye.

Los AngelesSigned Jared Stoll to a four-year, $14.4 million deal. Rich Hammond looks at the Kings roster after the Stoll signing.

Nashville – John Glennon writes how former Pred Stu Grimson has returned to help the community.

OttawaSigned Brad Isbister.

Philadelphia – Simon Gagne is confident he can return to the Flyers after concussion issue, writes Sam Carchidi.

St. Louis - Signed fourth overall pick, defenseman Alex Pietrangelo to an entry-level deal. Jeremy Rutherford talks to president John Davidson and the prospect about the contract.

Toronto – Mats Sundin is still undecided about his future. Steve Buffery reports on coach Ron Wilson saying Mats Sundin might have been part of the problem with the Leafs last season. Kevin McGran says Mats Sundin looks like a man ready to retire. Mike Zeisberger talks to former Leaf Doug Gilmour about what Sundin is going through.

The Hockey News Daily Dish will return Monday, Sept. 8.

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