The Hockey News Daily Dish: July 24

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In Double OT Mike Brophy explains that if the Kings stay the course, their patience will pay off with years of being a contender.

In his blog, Adam Proteau asks the reader to name the best hockey noses and says Mike Milbury is a good hiring for HNIC.

Ryan Dixon rounds the bases and touches on the news, in his blog.’s Top 10 counts down ex-NHLers putting up stellar numbers in Europe.

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Johan Holmqvist and Martin Rucinsky signed with European teams.

Anaheim: Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times writes about the contract extension given to head coach Randy Carlyle. (more...)

Boston: Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe writes about the new contract given to Dennis Wideman and the waiving of Glen Murray. (more...)

Calgary: Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald writes about the Flames’ roster realities. (more...)

Detroit: Re-signed Ryan Oulahen and signed free agent Darren Haydar. Both got one-year deals.

New York Islanders: Greg Logan of New York Newsday writes that the Islanders are interviewing Bob Hartley for the head coaching position next. (more...)

Philadelphia: Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes about Ryan Parent’s playoff performance and how it put him on the team’s radar for next season. (more...)

Toronto: According to his agent J.P. Barry, Mats Sundin will decide on his future August 1. (more...)

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