I’m a little bit behind in my hockey blog reading, so most of the following links are a couple days old. Nonetheless, there’s plenty of interesting stuff going on in the hockey world, even if we’re now firmly entrenched in the “Dog Days”. I’ll hope to get back to a semi-regular schedule with the BTBs in the coming days, but in the meantime, enjoy today’s round of links:
The cap crunch could force the Leafs’ hand on this one, which is a shame, because Franson is needed badly. From Jonathan Willis of the Edmonton Journal.
He’d be a good fit anywhere, probably. Depends on the asking price, obviously. From Kenny MacMillan of A Winning Habit.
I can’t see Dave Bolland playing much in the top-six, but hopefully he can help anchor a shut-down third line. From Jared Crozier of SenShot.
It’s easy to forget Ranger was a top-pairing guy in Tampa four years ago. From Tom McQueen of Bolts By The Bay.
But…but…but KESSEL DOESN’T BACKCHECK!!!1 From Cam Charron of Backhand Shelf.
If the Wild lost that much, how much did a team like Florida lose last season? From Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy.
They could feel the pinch even more when the Canadian broadcast rights agreement expires after this season. From theScore.com.
A good, reasoned outlook on what a new revitalized downtown core will mean for cash-strapped Detroit. From David Malinowski of Winging It In Motown.
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