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Pens Willing to be in Red for Cup

The AP has Lemieux on record for saying the Pens will probably lose upwards to 7 million dollars this year for a chance to compete for the cup. He also added that he thinks they will lose even more money next year.

more info here:

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/hockey/nhl/09/13/bc.hkn.penguins.finances.ap/index.html

BRUINS TO INVITE DAFOE TO CAMP

According to spectorshockey.com, The Boston

Bruins GM Mike O’Connell continues to “touch base” with the agents for holdouts Andrew Raycroft and Nick Boynton. Meanwhile, O’Connell has invited former Bruins starter Byron Dafoe to training camp for a tryout. Dafoe has yet to announce his intentions.

http://www.spectorshockey.net/

ULTIMATE POOL PREVIEW 2005-06: infos.

Come inside to get updates on my Ultimate Pool Preview 2005-06 and know how you can help…

Jay Bouwmeester signed a one year deal with Panthers

According to Sportsnet, Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester signed a one year deal worth 940K

http://www2.sportsnet.ca/nhl/free_agent_tracker.html

Orpik Re-signs

Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports, that defensman Brooks Oprik has resigned with the team.

Terms are not known, but it is rumored that it is a one-year deal for about $600,000.

This will bolster the Pens blue line with a young, physical, stay-at-home type defenseman.

Parrish finally re-signs with Islanders

Finally Restricted free agent Mark Parrish re-signed with the New York Islanders late monday night and made it just in time for training camp tuesday morning. He accepted a 1 year, $1.9 million deal.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?id=136180

XM Satellite Pays $100 Mln for Hockey Game Rights

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) — XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., the biggest U.S. subscription-radio service, will pay $100 million to broadcast National Hockey League games for 10 years to expand its programming.

Bondra signs with Thrashers

source = thefourthperiod.com:

TFP has learned that the Atlanta Thrashers have agreed in principle to a one-year deal with veteran winger Peter Bondra.

According to a league source, Bondra’s deal is filled with incentives, while his base salary is just over $500,000.

Young Signs

St. Louis Post reports that Scott Young has returned to the Blues. The announcement should come sometime today.

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/sports/stories.nsf/blues/story/C553E583CFAA00E18625707B001DE266?OpenDocment

Who's the Best Centre in Hockey?

So who is the best centre in the NHL? A very tough question indeed since there are so many to choose from. But I will try to narrow it down to the 10 best centres in the NHL. I also threw in rankings for top young centre and checking centre.

Bye bye Parrish?

Mark Parrish has until midnight tonight to accept a contract from the New York Islanders. Charles Wang has a policy that if you miss training camp because you are not signed, you will be locked out.

Habs sign Ryder to a 1 year, $1 Million deal.

According to TSN & RDS, the Montreal Canadiens have signed sophomore winger Michael Ryder to a one year, $1 Million contract. Ryder was the last unsigned player to be signed.

Jokinen and Van Ryn signed

TSN.ca Staff with files

9/12/2005 8:43:15 AM

The Palm Beach Post reports that the Florida Panthers have agreed on one-year contracts with centre Olli Jokinen and defenceman Mike Van Ryn.