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Your Friendly Tuesday Links Roundup: Farewell, Fort Wayne

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The partnership between the Ducks and their ECHL affiliate has come to an end.

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DUCKS NEWS

  • The Fort Wayne Komets have acquired center Bobby Hughes from the Alaska Aces. [ECHL.com]
  • According to the Sporting News, Teemu Selanne's jersey will be the first to be retired by the Ducks (nothing surprising there). [Sporting News]
  • Did Kyle Palmieri's emergence make trading Bobby Ryan easier? [Hockeybuzz]
  • The partnership between the Ducks and the Fort Wayne Komets has come to an end. The Ducks are now looking at finding another ECHL affiliate that will act as a feeder into the Norfolk Admirals (our AHL affiliate). [Pro Hockey Talk]

AROUND THE NHL

  • Why do fans seem to hate on their teams best players? [Backhand Shelf]
  • Jared Cowen is still awaiting a deal with the Ottawa Senators. [Ottawa Sun]
  • The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Zach Bogosian to a seven-year, $36-million contract. [CBC]
  • A moving story about a father and son, and an opportunity to help a hockey family in need. [SB Nation]
  • After winning a national championship in 2009, the Boston University men's hockey team has spent the past few years plagued by issues on and off the ice. However, they are poised to return to their glory days under new leadership. [Western College Hockey Blog]