Nov 6, 2012; Sochi, RUS; An exterior view of Shayba Arena during construction preparations for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games during the costal cluster venue tour at the world press briefing. Mandatory Credit: USA TODAY Sports

Daily Dasherboard July 26, 2013


Friday!  Friday!  Friday!

If any day of the week deserves its own chant, it is today, my friends.  I don’t know about you, but I am ready for the weekend!

What’s going on in the world of hockey today?  Let’s find out!

Nov 6, 2012; Sochi, RUS; An exterior view of Shayba Arena during construction preparations for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games during the costal cluster venue tour at the world press briefing. Mandatory Credit: USA TODAY Sports

Plenty of speculation about the 2014 Winter Olympics can be found around the Internet.  Here’s a prediction of the lines that Team Canada will use in its quest to repeat as Gold Medal winner. [Bleacher Report]

As for Team USA, here’s a quick breakdown of what their camp looks like. [The Sporting News]

Speaking of speculation – who will be the captain of the Buffalo Sabres next year?  What will the situation in between the nets look like?  Kevin Freiheit tackles those tough questions. [Hockey Buzz]

And then we have the whole Cody Hodgson saga.  Sigh. Is CoHo trying to pull a Sam Gagner-style move?  [Hockey Buzz]

Yesterday I shared with you a piece on which players who skated for teams in the (now) Atlantic Division should have their jerseys retired.  Time to examine players who represent the (now) Metropolitan Division. [The Sporting News]  Lord, I hate that name.

Poor Ilya Bryzgalov.  He’s an interesting guy, but is his career at the end of the line? [Sports Illustrated]

Enjoy the reads, and your day!

 

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