NHL Morning Links - Sept. 11 

September, 11, 2013
9/11/13
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With a look to in-house content, Craig Custance discusses potential changes to the NHL's overtime rules (bye-bye shootout?). Custance also outlines which players in the East would be protected in a 2013 mock expansion draft. In the Summer Skate, Hockey Prospectus volleys projections for the Dallas Stars. Elsewhere ...

Now that Nazem Kadri is locked in with a two-year, $5.8 million deal, the bulk of attention turns to unsigned restricted free-agent Cody Franson. As of Wednesday morning, TSN's Darren Dreger suggests the Toronto Maple Leafs and defenseman remain far apart, as far as a new contract is concerned.

The Florida Panthers have invited veteran forward Brad Boyes to camp on a professional tryout. There's word the unrestricted free agent is opting for a shot with the Panthers over a similar opportunity with the New York Islanders.