[Monday LL] July, July

He's wearing 13 because the picture's from Sundin's HHoF night. Don't ask what the final score was. - Claus Andersen

70 days until the Leafs' pre-season opener.

Links

Signings:

Maple Leafs sign forward Jamie Devane to two-year contract
Last year Devane put up 8 points in 55 AHL games with 146 penalty minutes, making him a waste of a roster (and contract) slot.

Arizona Coyotes re-sign David Moss to one-year contract - Five For Howling
one year, 800k.

Lightning sign F Brenden Morrow to 1-year contract - The Hockey News
"veteran leadership."

Dallas Stars Re-Sign Defenseman Cameron Gaunce To One Year Contract - Defending Big D
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Around the league:

Jaden Schwartz changes number from 9 to 17 in memory of sister Mandi
The number freed up after Sobotka left.

Owner Ted Leonsis: New Capitals regime ‘all singing from the same songbook’
The songbook is called "1,001 dirges to pass the time on Brooks Orpik's contract."

Arizona Coyotes Armchair GM challenge - Five For Howling
The FFH team wants to see you create next season's perfect lineup.

Chronicles of Stanley: Anze Kopitar and his dog enjoy treats from their own Stanley Cups | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Who's a good cup winner? You are. Yes you are. Yes you are.
Side note, for people who read the link descriptions: Yesterday, I met a guy whose dog's mom's registered name was "9/11 Freedom."

What We Learned: NHL’s buyout culture and its surprising benefits
Teams only start valuing players properly when other teams say they have such little value that they'd rather pay them not to play.

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