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Saskin, Linden Asked to Resign

Files from TSN.ca and The Toronto Star make up this report.

The Toronto Star reports that a group of NHL veterans are calling for the resignation of NHL Players Association executive director Ted Saskin, union president Trevor Linden and other players association officials amid allegations that Saskin was hired improperly.

Bondra to the Thrashers?

Eklund claims that according to “an Atlanta Based source” Bondra signed a deal late sunday night to play with the Thrashers. There currently is no mention of either the term or value of the contract.

Perreault going to Preds camp

Center Yanic Perreault has accepted a tryout invitation extended by the Nashville Predators and will attend the team’s training camp, which opens Monday.

A Day to Never Forget, and Never Forgive

Today is the fourth year anniversary of the tragic day that changed our lives, 9/11.

This day should never be forgotten, nor should we ever forgive the evil that has been done.

The Hockey News: Top 50 Players — Complete Stupidy 2005-2006

Can I ever take Mike Brophy seriously again? As a writer, ‘expert’ or man. The Hockey News’ Top 50 Players of 2005-2006 had the most bizarre and insanely ludicrous rankings I have read in a long time.

Flyers to alternate their alternates?

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Flyers will have four alternate captains this season, rotating two players at home and two on the road. Look for Derien Hatcher, Peter Forsberg and probably forward Simon Gagne, who has been moved to Hitch¢ock’s leadership group, to wear A’s.

Smyth gets new offer

thefourthperiod.com reports:

The Oilers expect to see Ryan Smyth at training camp, but whether he comes in with a one-year deal or a multi-year pact remains to be seen.

Possible lines and depth charts

Here’s a look at possible lines and depth charts of each team for this upcoming season…

Stumpy Accepts

sportsnet.ca reports:

Steve Thomas has accepted the Toronto Maple Leafs’ invitation to attend camp on a tryout basis.

Messier expected to retire

sources = tsn.ca:

It looks like the 2005-06 NHL season will begin without the league’s second-leading scorer of all time.

According to the New York Post, Mark Messier is done playing after 25 seasons in the NHL.

Other newspaper reports say that the future Hall of Famer will not be reporting for a training camp physical with the New York Rangers on Monday, and may take the opportunity to announce his retirement from hockey.

Maple Leafs Sign Brad Brown

John Ferguson, general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Saturday that the club has signed free agent defenceman Brad Brown to a one year contract. In keeping with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Who exactly is left?

There are more remaining free agents then people think, but I guess it’s time we once again go over the list of players still on the market.

Forsberg and Hatcher begin camp in rehab

Source: www.philadelphiaflyers.com

This is my first post so here it is. Well I know that people are gonna say “I told you so. Forsberg and Hatcher are out before they begin. ”