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Detroit Red Wings sign Czech Republic forward Tomas Nosek - NHL.com
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Claude Lemieux’s son interviewed with Detroit’s Draper at combine | ProHockeyTalk
Out of all players, why Lemieux's son?

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Compliance buyout period opens on Monday | USA Today
Unless the Wings receive a last minute trade offer, all signs point to Jordin Tootoo being bought out.

Report: Avs may file for arbitration against O’Reilly (Update: They have) | ProHockeyTalk
Honestly, I do not think that O'Rielly even wants to play in Colorado. Wouldn't giving him a qualifying offer, and then trading him be more advantages for the Avalanche? He would certainly fetch a sizable return.

Chicago Blackhawks favored to win 2015 Stanley Cup | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The Red Wings were given 22/1 odds.

Canadiens ink Therrien to four-year extension | ProHockeyTalk
You have to admit, the Canadiens really have a good product going. Their core is fairly young, and there is still a lot of room to grow.

Martin Brodeur says next season 'probably' his last - CBSSports.com
Brodeur clearly regressed last season, but he is a prideful man, and does not want to go out on a bad note. If I were him, I would try and sign with a team that has a chance at the Cup, and does not have a clear #1 goaltender. But few of those teams exist.

Justin Williams was great long before winning the Conn Smythe - SBNation.com
Justin Williams has always been a good hockey player. But to call him great may be a bit of an overstatement.

Off-Season Watch: Sunday's latest from around the NHL | TSN
Some of the latest offseason rumors from around the NHL.

Jets file for arbitration on Frolik | ProHockeyTalk
Michael Frolik had a $2.3 million cap hit last season with the Jets.

The LA Kings are not a dynasty | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
For me, three cups are the minimum to qualify as a dynasty. Or, making it to the finals four times, but only winning two. If the Kings can win another cup in the next three years, they are a dynasty. But right now, they are simply a very good hockey team.

Ex-Hockey Canada boss Nicholson joins Oilers - Sportsnet.ca
Bob Nicholson has joined the Oilers to oversee business operations.

NHL rumors: Lightning may buy out Ryan Malone - CBSSports.com
Malone was arrested this April for the possession of cocaine.

Au revoir: Habs deal 2009 first-rounder Leblanc to Ducks | ProHockeyTalk
The Ducks gave the Habs a conditional 5th-round pick in return for Leblanc.

This year's Kings were more impressive than the 2012 champions - SBNation.com

The Kings easily made their way to their 2012 title. This time around they faced serious adversity, which in this case payed off. This win was more rewarding.

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