Happy 6th of July! It's really hot outside.
Tyson Barrie tops key RFAs to watch at salary arbitration deadline | SI
The one name everyone is watching: Colorado's Tyson Barrie. Both the team and the player are looking for a long-term deal, but with no middle ground yet found it appears that Barrie will opt to file.
Peter Holland, Martin Marincin, Frank Corrado opt for arbitration | PPP
The three Leafs RFAs have decided to go to arbitration
Prospects at play: videos from development camp | PPP
"Hey Timashov -- what do YOU think of Auston Matthews?"
Look at how big Brendan Leipsic's dogs are | PPP
They're big puppers.
Anthony Brodeur making the most out of Maple Leafs camp | Toronto Star
Former seventh round draft pick of New Jersey, son of one of the greatest goalies of all time now trying to latch on with Toronto.
Great photo with that piece, sir!
Auston Matthews hits the ice for Maple Leafs | NHL
"There was Auston Matthews, wearing the inconspicuous No. 63, doing the same drills everyone else was doing."
More NewsSix NHL teams that are curiously quiet this offseason | Puck Daddy
Some of these teams certainly fall into the “they’re a little too quiet” category, while others have some justification for staying on the sidelines.
3 Manitobans get new NHL deals | Winnipeg Sporps
Tootoo, 33, signed with his fourth NHL club after agreeing to a one year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Panthers pounce and extend key contracts, plus other key free-agent moves | ESPN
Players who are eligible can file for arbitration on Tuesday. Meanwhile, some valuable free agents remain on the open market, including forwards Kris Versteeg, Matt Cullen, Brandon Pirri and Shane Doan, along with defensemen Dennis Seidenberg, Matt Carle and Dan Boyle.
DAY 6: What should Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team be called? — POLL | Vegas Review Journal
They have some interesting suggestions.