UGH. Not again...
Is it Friday yet?
- Bob Murray is comfortable holding to the sixth pick. "I would suggest to you that you could do just as well at 13, 14, 15 as you could at two, three or four," he said. [ProHockeyTalk]
- A Q&A with the Ducks' Director of Amateur Scouting, Martin Madden. [Anaheim Ducks]
- A profile of (sleeper draft pick) Olli Maatta. [Backhand Shelf]
- Pittsburgh GM Ray Shero has said that he is not trading Jordan Staal. [Trib Live Sports]
- In addition to Bobby Ryan, James van Riemsdyk, Luke Schenn, Derek Roy, Jay Bouwmeester, and Roberto Luongo could all potentially be moved this trade weekend. [Spector's Hockey Twitter]
- Hockey Night in Barrie (Ontario), a charity game in support of the the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre's Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre, has been set for Aug. 16 at the Barrie Molson Centre. Matt Beleskey will be participating. [Simcoe.com]
- A reminder that 2013's free agent crop is going to be INCREDIBLE. [Blue Seat Blogs]
- A profile of Luca Sbisa. [Anaheim Ducks]
- Is Mikhail Grigorenko 20 years old? This rumor seems to be gaining some traction (and would explain why he's number 17 in TSN's Mock Draft, Justin). [Damien Cox's Twitter]
- Is Bobby Ryan a younger, cheaper (read: more desirable) version of Rick Nash? [Tom Reed's Twitter]