The Hockey News Daily Dish: August 12

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In his blog, Adam Proteau talks to Paul Kelly who says he is confident a new transfer agreement will be signed, albeit without the Russians.

The Rumor Roundup discusses Toronto’s Bryan McCabe reconsidering waiving his no-trade clause, Nikolai Khabibulin starting the season in Chicago and Nashville as a likely destination for free agent Mark Parrish.

The Logo ranking tournament continued with the unveiling of the SPHL and USHL lists.

News and Views...

Anaheim: Dan Wood of the Ocean County Register poses 10 questions surrounding the Ducks as training camp approaches. (more...)

Chicago: The Blackhawks solid more than 57,000 single-game tickets for the 2008-09 season Monday, the first day the tickets went on sale. (more...)

Colorado: Terry Frei of the Denver Post reports that Joe Sakic still isn’t sure on whether he’ll play in 2008-09, but a decision is coming soon. (more...)... Signed forward Tom Fritsche and defenseman Nigel Williams.

Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch writes about what numbers the new players will be wearing for the Blue Jackets this coming season. (more...)

A picture of Red Wings forward Tomas Kopecky eating tripe soup from the Stanley Cup made the China Daily newspaper on Monday. (more...)

Los Angeles:
The Kings signed 2008 first-round draft pick Drew Doughty to an entry-level contract. (more...)

Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune profiles Wild owner Craig Leipold. (more...)

Nashville: Predators signed 2008 first-round draft pick Chet Pickard to an entry-level deal.

New Jersey:
Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger writes that former Devils defenseman Richard Matvichuk might get another NHL shot in Columbus. (more...)

The Senators signed defenseman Geoff Waugh to a one-year, two-way contract.

Vancouver: Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports that Canucks backup goaltender Curtis Sanford is leaving his mask paint job up to the fans. (more...)

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