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NHL News and Rumors – August 11, 2009

Attorneys downplay allegations against Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane

Coyotes hearing today could be ‘a bloodbath’

Pogge trade not prelude to another

Heatley and history

Wayne Scanlan, The Ottawa Citizen

Two months since a news leak that Dany Heatley wanted to be traded from the Senators, precious little has changed … except that he is that much closer to remaining a Senator.

MAPLE LEAFS ON THE VERGE OF DEALING POGGE TO DUCKS is reporting the Toronto Maple Leafs are about to deal goaltender Justin Pogge to the Anaheim Ducks.The deal is expected to be completed on Monday.The terms of the trade have been agreed on with Pogge going to the Ducks in exchange for a conditional late round draft pick that can improve based on Pogge’s play.

Patrick Kane arrested for assaulting, robbing cab driver (From Yahoo)

Strange story developing this morning as Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane(notes) and his cousin were arrested in Buffalo for robbing and assulting a cab driver over a fare dispute.Aaron Besecker of the Buffalo News picks up the details:

Bruins in no rush to sign Kessel

Fluto Shinzawa

For those fretting about Phil Kessel remaining unsigned, remember that there is no rush for either side to put pen to paper. The 21-year-old forward might not be ready to play until December because of rehabilitation following shoulder surgery. Kessel can continue his rehab and see if the Bruins sputter at the start, which could put pressure on the club to lock him up. On the other side, the team has a deep lineup up front. Three summers ago, Patrice Bergeron, also an unsigned restricted free agent, didn’t agree to his five-year, $23.75 million extension until Aug. 22

NHL News and Notes for Aug 8th

Fleury eyes NHL comeback

Balsillie’s ace in the hole

Nylander: “I think that Edmonton would be fun now. I would like to try that now.”

NHL Newsand Rumors – August 7, 2009

We know the Tampa Bay Lightning is interested in Alex Tanguay; agent says it is mutual

Bullish Burke wants bruising Buds to work hard

No future for Pogge in T.O.

Does Zherdev make sense for the Wild?

NHL News – August 6, 2009

Offside Thursday — Leafs villain takes heat 16 years later


‘Balsillie’s bid will emerge the winner’

NHL Hockey News – August 5, 2009

Heatley needs this to wrap up soon, too

Shanahan will return to Devils

Canucks’ Alex Burrows investigated for alleged summer hockey incident


NHL News and Rumors – Wednesday August 5, 2009

Rangers let Nikolai Zherdev walk, make wing unrestricted free agent

Gainey leaves door open for big trade

Clock ticking on Heatley

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