NHL Morning Links - Aug. 14 

August, 14, 2013
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Fans of the Colorado Avalanche and/or Adam Foote should mark Nov. 2 on their calendars. Ahead of that night's contest with the Montreal Canadiens, the club will retire the former defenseman's No. 52 jersey. Foote played 19 seasons in the NHL -- 17 with the Avalanche/Nordiques franchise.

Once RFA forward Gustav Nyquist is signed, the Detroit Red Wings will be two roster players over the regular-season limit of 23 (and slightly over the salary cap). Unless GM Ken Holland can pull off a trade with another NHL squad before the season starts, forward Patrick Eaves is in danger of being waived/demoted.

Goaltending prospect for the Calgary Flames, Jon Gillies, is the early favorite to represent the U.S. world junior team this winter.