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Fraser, Zuccarello avoid arbitration; Steve Sullivan on future; trade Franson? (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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• "Toronto Maple Leaf NHL hockey player Joffrey Lupul visits the Magnum Pleasure Store on July 25." That would be Magnum ice cream. [Getty]

Mark Fraser and the Toronto Maple Leafs have avoided arbitration and reached an agreement on a one-year, $1.275 million contract. Mats Zuccarello's hearing was scheduled for Wednesday, but he and the New York Rangers settled on a one-year, $1.15 million deal. [TSN]

Steve Sullivan considers his future, especially as his son continues to grow up. “Everything has revolved around me for the last 17 years,” he said. “I have a son who is starting high school next year and I’ve got limited time left with him before he goes off to college. [Sault Star]

• "NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told Fox Sports that the league will seek approval from the board of governors for the [Phoenix Coyotes] sale this week." [Brantford Expositor]

Dominic Moore's Smashfest ping pong challenge raises over $100,000 for charity. [NHLPA]

• The Detroit Red Wings are talking to the Nashville Predators about giving Jordin Tootoo back. [MLive]

• Kevin Allen shares some predictions for the 2013-14 season: "Jets still grounded: The move to the West won't immediately help the Winnipeg Jets. They might need 96 or 97 points to land a playoff spot in their new division alignment. They seem more like an 88-point team, maybe a 90- or 92-point team if they continue to progress." [USA Today]

• Nashville Predators top pick Seth Jones on his first NHL training camp: "I’ll respect the decision that they make, whatever that may be, whether it’s 20 minutes or 12, or maybe even going back to Portland to develop for another year." [Globe and Mail]

• For the low, low price of about $26,000, you can own the jersey Bob Nystrom was wearing when he scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal in Game Six of the 1980 Cup Final. [Islanders Point Blank]

• Colby Armstrong signs with Vaxjo, which is a team in the Swedish League, not a specialized hygiene product. [NHL]

• Should the Maple Leafs go through with this rumoured plan to trade Cody Franson? [Leafs Nation]

• Why NHL officials should be more accessible and explain controversial calls. [SensShot]

• Dany Heatley is still in Minnesota. Um... what should be done about this? [First Round Bust]

Carolina Hurricanes forward Tim Brent is KHL bound after signing with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod. [Ria Novosti]

• Dynamic ratings and an update to player skating are just few things you'll find in NHL 14. [Pasta Padre]

• Hockey Abstract favors the Ottawa Senators to win the 2013-14 Presidents' Trophy. [6th Sens]

• Remembering Kristians Pelss. [Copper and Blue]

•They're tearing down The Ralph in North Dakota this week. [The Dickinson Press]

• Finally, here's Stanley Cup keeper Mike Bolt at the Blackhawks Convention telling a story about his time in Afghanistan during a missile strike:

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