I believe the Pittsburgh Penguins will meet with Jimmy Vesey today.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) 16 August 2016
Oilers Nation asks the question: Are NCAA Free Agents Overrated?
The cup is in Germany, so it's having a fun summer.
The Sens have something cooking. I think Patrick Roy is going to be their fourth co-assistant-assosciate-coach, or is it fifth now?
The #Sens news conference today will be streamed live on Sens TV. Details to follow later today.— Sens communications (@Media_Sens) 16 August 2016
Hockey in Rio!
Antoinne Vermette signed with the Ducks for $1.75 million per year, leaving many to wonder about unsigned RFAs Hampus Lindholm and Rickard Rakell.
Meanwhile the team that bought Vermette out is rumoured to be near to a deal with Radim Vrbata.
Some Twitter Wits had this reaction:
Oh, Ducks. But the Coyotes are suddenly wily. pic.twitter.com/CoQU24M0Cp— Katya Knappe (@KatyaKnappe) 15 August 2016
Whatever push the Leafs intend on putting on Vesey when the free agent window opens, will likely include Auston Matthews helping sell Tor.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) 15 August 2016
Update on #Leafs Cowen: according to sources he will have another grievance hearing yet to be scheduled. Expected soon.— General Fanager (@generalfanager) 15 August 2016
If you need an refresher course on the Cowen saga, we covered it when the buyout went poof.
Jake Gardiner is Toronto's best defenceman from Josh Thomas.
Top 25 Under 25 continues today with the mystery man at 19. You can catch up on Tobias Lindberg who was 20.