Saturday, August 24, 2013
NHL Morning Links - Aug. 24
By Doug Mittler
Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux will take a pass on Team Canada’s Olympic orientation camp following a golf mishap in which he severed a tendon in his right index finger.
Roberto Luongo broke his silence and talked about the uncertainty that surrounds him in Vancouver. He did explore the idea of voiding his contract.
Friday’s edition of the Summer Stake series for NHL Insiders took a look at the Ottawa Senators. Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus says a fully healthy Erik Karlsson will provide a big boost.
Teemu Selanne's son, Eetu, didn't offer anything Friday in the way of whether his father will return for a 21st season in the NHL.
Forward Antoine Roussel has a chance to work his way up to the third line with the Dallas Stars.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have had discussions this week about adding a defenseman in the wake of Dalton Prout's abdominal surgery earlier this month. They contacted the agent for Douglas Murray, but that didn’t work out.
Here’s another look why the Montreal Canadiens signed Murray to a one-year deal. Murray had been looking for a longer deal and more money, which explains why he was still around.
Mikko Koivu and Zach Parise are among the Minnesota Wild players taking part in a pre-training camp in the Twin Cities.