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Detroit releases 2014 training camp roster - Detroit Red Wings
Training camp begins tomorrow. The preseason begins in a few days. Ladies and Gentlemen, the season is nearing.

Samuelssons show | Aftonbladet

Ever wonder how Mikael Samuelsson is doing over in Sweden? Pretty well, it seems.

Red Wings prospects tournament: Andreas Athanasiou provides possible glimpse of future | MLive.com
Athanasiou may not be Anthony Mantha. But, his play seems to indicate that he is not far behind.

Sniper Mentality: Martin Frk Aims at Becoming a ‘Shoot First Player’ | The Left Wing Lock

As Wayne Gretzky once said, "you miss 100% of the shots you don't take".

NHL News

NHL will put ads on jerseys after someone else does it first | Puck Daddy
I would not mind if the NHL went the route of European football clubs, with one sponsor on the jersey (i.e. Chevrolet and Manchester United). As long as the NHL does not go as far as some of the European hockey leagues have gone, I am perfectly fine with a little advertisement on the jerseys.

Lawsuit: 3 in 10 former NHLers have or will have brain damage | TSN
Another lawsuit has been filed against the NHL. This one was filed by Sasha Pokulok, who was drafted 14th overall by the Capitals in 2005, and by Simon Danis-Pepin, who was drafted in the second round by the Blackhawks in 2006.

Report: Sens offer Ryan seven-year extension - Sportsnet.ca
Bobby Ryan will become a UFA next summer if he does not re-sign with the Senators.

Sharks re-sign Braun to five-year, $19 million deal | ProHockeyTalk
Last season, Braun scored four goals and 17 points in 82 games for the Sharks.

Florida Panthers reassure fans they won't relocate, but it's not that simple - SBNation.com
Even if the Panthers manage to make it into the playoffs, the franchise's current business model is, as their owner's describe it, "unsustainable". The Panthers cannot sell out their arena, not because there are no hockey fans in Florida (there are plenty), but, because all of those fans go to Panthers' games to see the opposing team. There is not a large enough core fan base to help finance the team.

Josh Harding likely out 'months' with ankle injury; Wild reach out to Bryz | Puck Daddy

Signing Bryzgalov makes sense for the Wild if they are adamant that they will not sign Kuemper to a one-way deal. Unlike Kuemper, Bryzgalov would probably not be claimed on waivers.

Stars GM 'confident' Spezza will get extension - Sportsnet.ca
The Stars want to sign Spezza to an extension before this season's trade deadline.

NHL training camp: Ten teams with big questions heading into preseason - CBSSports.com
The Blackhawks cap situation will be an interesting one to follow. They may just look for short-term cap relief, or, they may move a player like Patrick Sharp to help their cap situation going forward.

Remembering the original Ottawa Senators, the NHL's 1st dynasty - SBNation.com
The original Senators won 11 Stanley Cups, one less than what the Wings will have at this point next year!

Let's Go Red Wings!