Sunday Jul 6
Danny DeKeyser Decides Against Filing For Salary Arbitration
Red Wings management is breathing a little easier knowing their one aribitration-eligible restricted free agent won't be getting a third party involved in their contract negotiations.
Friedman: It's Put Up Or Shut Up Time For Islanders GM Garth Snow
New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow knew exactly what he was getting himself into Friday night when he traded back into the first round and selected "overconfident" prospect Josh Ho-Sang.
The Globe and Mail
Duhatschek: Garth Snow's bold gamble on the Islanders
It doesn't always work out - see Alexei Yashin for Zdeno Chara and the right to draft Jason Spezza as just one of a half-a-dozen or more examples of how an ill-advised personnel decision can blow up in their collective faces.
Former Islanders Andrew MacDonald, Mark Streit find their place with Flyers
Andrew MacDonald and Mark Streit served the Islanders well after arriving on Long Island via different routes in the 2008-09 season.
New York Post
It's time to penalize NHL's perennial losers
NHL staged its Lottery of Losers on Tuesday, an entire sub-division of the league hoping to actually win something after months of losing games and credibility.