We're in the doldrums, but that doesn't mean there's no news. Columbus may be looking to make an addition, and there's another team nearby that will be missing one of their stars for the start of the season.
Enjoy the news!
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Stick Happens!: Minnesota Wild Free Agency Updates...Why Did The Wild Re-Sign Nate Prosser? | Stick Happens
Asking the important questions: WHY did the Wild re-sign Nate Prosser.
Minnesota's Nino Neiderreiter: More Ice? Or on Thin Ice? | The Hockey Writers
Some love for Nino (cuz he doesn't get enough!)
Off the Trail
Report: Blue Jackets have talked with free-agent defenseman Christian Ehrhoff | theScore
Could the Blue Jackets be trading Reilly for Ehrhoff?
Red Wings' Datsyuk says he will miss start of season | theScore
Unfortunate for the 37-year-old.
Devils 1st-round pick Pavel Zacha leaves development camp without entry-level contract | theScore
GO GET 'EM FLETCH! (actually the Devs have till August) but GO GET 'EM!
Waters completes purchase of OHL Otters | ProHockeyTalk
Where Connor McDavid played his junior hockey.
Despite record run of injuries, Blue Jackets stick with training staff | ProHockeyTalk
They set a team record with 508 man-games lost to injury.
Rich Peverley undecided about future as player | NHL.com
Obviously we're all pulling for him.