Five things: The more things change

Ryan Lambert
July 03 2014 09:36AM

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(author's note: if you regularly complain about how negative i can be, don't read this post)

1. Getting Bennett

Given all the different rankings of the top four prospects in the league, it really wouldn't have been too shocking to anyone if any of those guys went in any particular spot. That Sam Bennett fell to Calgary, though, is perhaps the least surprising because he couldn't do a pull-up and he's not a big center like Leon Draisaitl and he's not a bigger defenseman like Aaron Ekblad.

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LFR: Have a bag of money

Steve Dangle
July 02 2014 11:28AM

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NHL free agency is where GM's go crazy and players get to swim in money like Scrooge McDuck.

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Will You Play Hockey For Food?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 02 2014 02:00AM

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There are three staples in the average Canadian person's life: hockey, being nice, and being nice as a means to play more hockey. If you can find a way to combine the three, then you've created the best thing ever. Five Hole For Food does just that, and begins their 2014 cross-Canada tour today.

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Flames Sign Deryk Engelland

Kent Wilson
July 01 2014 01:30PM

After a couple of solid signings in Raymond and Hiller, the Flames add their first eyebrow raiser in Dereyk Engelland for 3 years at $2.9M per year. 

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Flames Sign Jonas Hiller

Kent Wilson
July 01 2014 11:52AM

The Flames were very vocal about the need to add another NHL goalie heading into free agency and they managed to get one of the better options in former Duck Jonas Hiller.

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