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''Pavel Bure on the comeback trail'' ???????

Reports out of Moscow, Russia says that 35 year old Pavel Bure has had successful knee surgery and is feeling healthy enough to make a comeback to the NHL. Bure has been working with a conditioning coach for the past 6 months and the timetable for his return could be as early as December.

Recent Events

In a recent poll on tsn it asked:

“Which big name would have the biggest impact for their team”.

Shero names Chuck Fletcher as new Assistant GM

On Friday (7/14) the Pittsburgh Penguins named former Ducks’ assistant GM Chuck Fletcher as Ray Shero’s new assistant.

Canucks land Taylor Pyatt

On Friday afternoon the vancouver canucks Senior Vice-President and General Manager Dave Nonis announced that the canucks traded a 4th round draft pick for the 2007 NHL entry draft to the buffalo sabres for Taylor Pyatt, 24.

Lindros A Star?

According to radio station 1310 the Ticket in Dallas, the Dallas Stars are meeting with Eric Lindros today.

Capitals Sign Left Wing Donald Brashear

According to washingtoncaps.com:

The Washington Capitals have signed free agent left wing Donald Brashear, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Flyers re-sign Joni Pitkanen for one year

According to tsn.ca

The Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed top-four defenceman Joni Pitkanen to a one-year contract. The 22-year-old Finn had a career-high 46 points (13-33) and 78 penalty minutes in 58 games last season while leading the team in ice time (23:42).

Oilers re-sign Horcoff to three-year deal

According to tsn.ca

Shawn Horcoff signed a $10.8-million US, three-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, avoiding salary arbitration.

Who's The Most Improved ?

As free agency winds down and teams are starting to shape their rosters for 2006-2007, which Canadian team do you feel will be the most improved over last season?

Leafs sign Jiri Tlusty

According to TSN.CA, they state that the Maple Leafs have signed their 2006 1st round selection.

http://tsn.ca/nhl/feature/?fid=10460&hubname=

Its the bottom paragraph

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