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Your Friendly Tuesday Links Roundup: The Ducks Were Interested In Vinny, But He Was Too Expensive Edition

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Vincent Lecavalier was too rich for Bob Murray's blood. And some Draftermath links.

Jeff Gross

DUCKS NEWS

  • Could Jonas Hiller be an option for the Philadelphia Flyers in net? [The 700 Level]
  • The Ducks selected incoming University of Wisconsin freshman Grant Besse in the 5th round of the draft, 147th overall. Uh-oh... [Bucky's 5th Quarter]
  • Anaheim White House owner Bruno Serato was knighted by the Italian Republic in recognition of his service to homeless youth. Luca Sbisa and Francois Beauchemin attended the ceremony. [HeraldOnline.com]
  • Bob Murray was interested in bringing Vincent Lecavalier to the Ducks, but the forward's price tag was just too high. [OC Register]
  • Bob Murray discusses the aftermath of Sunday's draft. [Anaheim Ducks]

AROUND THE NHL

  • Newsday’s Arthur Staple is reporting that the New York Islanders will use a compliance buyout on goalie Rick DiPietro's contract. [NHL.com]
  • Here are 13 of the most notable potential unrestricted free agents that will likely be available on Friday. [NHL.com]
  • The Edmonton Oilers were allegedly interested in Marc-Andre Fleury, but there is a sense that the Penguins will not move him. James Neal, however, might be an option for the Senators. [Ottawa Sun]
  • An intimate account of all the highs and lows that the Brodeur family experienced on Draft Day. [Backhand Shelf]
  • The New York Rangers take a closer look at new acquisition Justin Falk. [Blueshirt Banter]