Bobby Ryan is one of the best forwards in the NHL. (If it's on a list, it's fact!) Read the links!
- Sam McCaig from Puck Daddy argues that Bobby Ryan is the 5th best left winger in the NHL, citing his "bruising style and soft hands." Agree? [Puck Daddy]
- Similarly, Corey Perry was Puck Daddy's top right winger. Oh by the way, Teemu Selanne? Number 20. Ryan Getzlaf was their No. 7 center.
- Ray Emery will attend the Chicago Blackhawks' training camp in September (on a tryout basis). I think he could be a solid backup to Corey Crawford. [ESPN]
- The 17th Annual Ducks Golf Classic will be held at Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine on September 14. [Anaheim Ducks]
- Former Ducks scouting coordinator Greg Carvel will serve as an assistant coach of the St Lawrence University men's hockey team next year. [North Country Now]
- Bleacher Report argues that we 'got worse' during the free agency period. (Keep in mind, this is Bleacher Report...) [Bleacher Report]
- Another take on John Gibson's defection to the OHL. [NHL.com]
- Time to rekindle the Richards-Perry rivalry? [OC Register]
Around the NHL
- Ryan Callahan and the Rangers have settled on a "reported three year deal." [CBC]
- The Coyotes have signed goaltender Justin Pogge to a one-year, two-way deal. [TSN]
- Could Alexei Yashin return to the New York Islanders? [Toronto Sun]