One popular notion which has made the rounds over the last several weeks is that the two gems of this summer's free agent market, Ryan Suter & Zach Parise, may have a clandestine plan to meet up on the same team next season. Our morning hockey notes start off with an examination of that theory, along with news that David Poile might indeed have a trade partner interested in Alexander Radulov...
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Nashville Predators News
Zach Parise Files: Is "The Great Hope" a Package Deal with Ryan Suter? - Hockey Wilderness
Is there any substance to this story? Maybe not.
New York Rangers continue to mull trade for Alexander Radulov of Nashville Predators; may also target Rick Nash of Columbus Blue Jackets, Bobby Ryan of Anaheim Ducks or Zach Parise of New Jersey Devils - NYPOST.com
Larry Brooks says that while the Rangers have other options they're considering, "there is at least one other team closer to committing to a deal for the rights to Radulov".
Nashville Predators' Austin Watson finally shows talent of first-round pick | The Tennessean
How high is the upside with the 2010 1st-round pick?
This And That | Admirals Roundtable
Ryan sums up a number of recent news items out of Milwaukee.
Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
Early Exits by Pittsburgh and Vancouver are Not Cause For Concern - Overtime
Yeah, most teams wish they had their troubles.
What To Expect When You're Expecting (a Brad Stuart signing) - Fear The Fin
Looking at what kind of performance they can expect out of Stuart in San Jose.
Junior coach banned for season after letting teen players skip tournament to study - Buzzing The Net
Not exactly a shining moment here.
Luck and Shooting Accuracy in Los Angeles - NYTimes.com
Sooner or later, shots were due to start going in for the Kings.
Ondrej Pavelec said to have been offered deal with SKA St. Petersburg | Puck Drunk Love
Is Winnipeg about to lose their starter?