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Devils Re-Sign Paul Martin

According to sportsnet and TSN, Paul Martin has resigned with the devils.

Naslund Talking to Forsberg

TSN reports that Markus Naslund and the canucks have joined in on the Forsberg sweepstakes, a sweepstakes that includes many other teams.

Sam Pollock passes away

According to TSN, legendary Montreal Canadiens GM Sam Pollock passed away today in Toronto at the age of 81.

Vasicek To Long Island

According to Hockeybuzz, the New York Islanders have signed center Josef Vasicek.

Vasicek, native of Czechoslovakia had 6 goals and 16 assists for 22 points in 63 games last season. He started the season for the Hurricanes then was traded to the Predators. He made $1.3 million last season, expect him to get a slight paycut.

Mark Bell heading to jail?

According to Sportsnet, newly acquired Leaf Mark Bell will be sentenced to 6 months in jail for drunk driving causing injury and hit & run. The official sentenced should be known in October.

Plekanec changes his number.

The Montreal Gazette posted a very interesting article this morning about Tomas Plekanec, who previously was number 35, has changed to almost forever worn by Plekanec before arriving in Montreal, No. 14. He had worn this number as a boy and a budding pro in his native Czech Republic, then with the AHL’s Hamilton BUlldogs.

Auld in the Desert, Ekman in Russia

According to TSN, Alex Auld has signed a 1-year contract with the Phoenix Coyotes.

According to Kukla’s Korner, ex-Pens Nils Ekman has signed a contract in Russia.

Finally, according to Spector’s defensemen Jamie Heward has signed with Ska St. Pettersburg

Best Warm up Songs?

Looking for best hockey warm up songs new and old. Thought I would start off with the top 5 in each for now, any thoughts?

Chicago / Phoenix Swap

According to TSN, the Chicago BlackHawks have traded F Radim Vrbata to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for F Kevyn Adams in an 1-for-1 swap.

Sutton headed to the Island!

According to the NYIslanders website, defensemen Andy Sutton has signed a 3-year deal with the team.

No financial terms have been announced but Sutton was believed to be seeking a 4M$ per year contract (can you say OVERPRICED?) when free agency began… should be interesting to find out how much he got.

Sens pick up Richardson

NHL.COM has posted that the Sens have picked up Luke Richardson.

How many smiling Leaf fans are reading this?

Cammalleri numbers revealed?

According to Rich Hammond of Inside The Kings ( ), Mike Cammalleri’s contract awarded by an arbitrator would be 3.1M$ for the first year and 3.6M$ for the second, with a cap hit of 3.35M$ per year.