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per TSN TV, Ottawa Claims goalie Mike Morrison from Edmonton. update 12:23pm, via Spector's Fox blog,
TSN reports the Ottawa Senators have picked up goalie Mike Morrison from Edmonton, forward Rico Fata was picked up from Atlanta by the Washington Capitals and forward Andy Hilbert was plucked from Chicago by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
via Sportsnet, Dman Sean Brown goes to Vancouver and Devils get a 4th rounder.
Scott Burnside of ESPN offers analysis of the trades throughout the day.
New Jersey Devils acquire defenceman Brad Lukowich from the New York Islanders for a third-round pick in 2006.update 11:04am, TSN link now available...
Jay Onrait of TSN is blogging what is going on during the TSN Draft Day coverage. So if you can't watch it, you may want to check in every so often to get some updates.
from Team 1200 in Ottawa, TSN TV reporting Todd Simpson to Montreal for a late pick. update 10:15am, now on TSN hmepage,
The Montreal Canadiens have acquired D Todd Simpson from Chicago for a sixth round pick in 2006.update 10:23am, TSN link now updated but nothing new.
from TSN is the same story about the Gratton signing, TSN has updated information on Jokinen,
It also appears that star centre Olli Jokinen may be off the block. A source indicated Thursday that Panthers GM Mike Keenan has made a new contract offer to the 27-year-old Finn, who is slated to be an unrestricted free agent July 1.
via Spector's blog at Fox Sports, TSN reporting Curtis Joseph is off the market. I would assume Lyle Richardson (Spector) is watching TSN in Canada. But do remember, we still have five hours left.
from the Buffalo News,
Perhaps NHL referees will scrutinize the Sabres a little more, starting with tonight's home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, after the Bruins publicly admonished the Sabres for diving. "They're flopping around like fish out of water," said Bruins defenseman Nick Boynton. "It's embarrassing." The Sabres, winners of three straight overall and five in a row against the Bruins, laughed off the assertions.more
The Florida Panthers have signed centre Chris Gratton to a two-year contract. More to follow.update 9:13am, per Sportsnet,Graton signed a $3-million, two-year contract extension with the Florida Panthers.
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