The Hockey News Daily Dish: August 18

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Anaheim: Dan Wood of the Orange County Register reports that the Ducks' minor league affiliate Iowa Chops have narrowed their coach hunt down to four candidates.


New York:
James Dolan of New York Newsday writes that James Dolan likely won’t part with the Rangers. (more...) … Larry Brooks of the Post writes about Mats Sundin’s intentions on wearing Ranger blue. (more...)

Pittsburgh: The ground for the Pens’ new arena has been broken, writes Robert Dvorchak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (more...)

St. Louis: Ray Slover of The Sporting News reports that Brendan Shanahan would be willing to take a pay cut to play for the Blues. (more...)

Tampa Bay:
Damian Cristodero of the St. Petersburg Times writes that the Lighting are looking to trade to get further under the salary cap, but don’t have any trading partners around. (more...)

Toronto: Paul Hunter of the Toronto Star writes that Mats Sundin’s agent, J.P. Barry, denied a rumor in the New York Post that Sundin was close to a deal with the Rangers, but did not deny the two sides are talking. (more...)

Shaheed Devji of Inside Hockey writes about the possibility of the Sedin twins opting for free agency after the 2008-09 season. (more...)

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