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The Hockey News Daily Dish: June 20

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At the draft, Ken Campbell runs down a few rumors that are making the rounds.

In Screen Shots, Adam Proteau names the best and worst hockey movies ever.

In his blog, Edward Fraser writes why the Sharks would regret trading Patrick Marleau, should the rumor come to fruition.

Rory Boylen writes about the good and the bad in the 2008-09 rules changes, in his blog.

Fantasy Pool Look discusses some of the top forwards available in the draft from a poolie perspective.

News and Views…

Anaheim: Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times writes that the Ducks have given Scott Niedermayer to decide on his future with the club. (more...)

Atlanta: Mike Knobler of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution writes that GM Don Waddell denied a report that the team had hired Chicago Wolves coach John Anderson. (more...)

Acquired Darcy Hordichuk from Nashville... Luke DeCock of the Raleigh News and Observer writes about the Tim Gleason contract extension. (more...)

Florida: Brian Biggane of the Palm Beach Post writes about the raging Olli Jokinen trade rumors. (more...)

Los Angeles:
Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times writes that the Kings will likely hang onto the No. 2 pick in the draft. (more...)

Montreal: Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette suggests that Bob Gainey could shop the No. 25 draft pick. (more...)

New York Rangers: John Dellapina of the New York Daily News writes about how the NHL could strip James Nolan of his ownership of the Rangers. (more...)

Toronto: Acquired Jamal Mayers from St. Louis for the 70th pick (third round) of the draft. (more...)

What’s on tap…

NHL Draft scheduled for June 20-21 in Ottawa.

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