Three days from the opening of training camp.
The Ottawa Citizen is still banging the drum on a possible trade of Dany Heatley to the Rangers, though its speculation, you would think, is off the mark. The story, on Faceoff.com, suggests that the Rangers send Marc Staal, Brandon Dubinsky and Michal Rozsival to the Senators. I find that a tad steep and rather unbelievable.
Meanwhile, NHL.com has a feature from Traverse City on Evgeny Grachev. You can see it here.
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