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Sean Avery (@imseanavery) June 29, 2014
• Sean Avery: not the biggest fan of Nashville, apparently.
• One day after the Florida Panthers drafted defenseman Aaron Ekblad, news came out that the team will placing the veteran and idol of the no. 1 pick on buy out waivers. [Panther Parkway]
• What’s the fantasy hockey spin on Sam Gagner moving to Tampa for Teddy Purcell? [Dobber Hockey]
• Why Jim Rutherford doesn’t care if he didn’t get the best return for James Neal. [The Hockey Writers]
• Taking a closer look at the defense market this summer and who’s worth it and who’s not. [Japers’ Rink]
• It was a pretty good weekend for alums of the Skillz Black Aces. [Color of Hockey]
• Finally, if you’ve ever wondered what life is like for an NHL draft pick once they leave the stage, here’s what Detroit Red Wings first round selection Brendan Larkin went through Friday in Philadelphia: