Now that I've sorted out the difference between Matt Ellis and Adam Mair (though let's be honest - they're really the same player) I think we can continue with the links.
Ellis may prove to be an effective option for the Pirates | Maine Hockey Journal
The fact that this deal is a two-way contract shows where the NHL is at in terms of players still looking for work with less than two weeks until the start of training camp, and it adds a dynamic to the Buffalo Sabres, making training camp a war zone on day one.
Camp Update: Kassian still strong; Foligno to lead pack? - SabresProspects.com
Kris gives us some tidbits on a couple top prospects, including Mark Pysyk.
Kovalchuk decision delayed as NHL, NHLPA debate CBA - Puck Daddy
The NHL and the NHLPA reached a mutual agreement to extend "the deadline by which the League must reach a decision on the contract between the New Jersey Devils and Ilya Kovalchuk until 5:00 p.m. ET Friday, Sept. 3." The ruling was originally expected by 5 p.m. on Wednesday night, or five days after the last contract was submitted.
Comparative Market Analysis of Ilya Kovalchuk - Queen City Sabres
Anne offers up an interesting take on the Kovalchuk contract - one from the perspective of a realtor.
The Top Five Norris Trophy Candidates For 2010-11 - From The Rink
Tyler Myers just misses the cut.
Five predictions to watch when a new Comcast/NBC emerges - Sports Business Journal
John Ourand predicts NBC will kill the Vs. brand when NBC and Comcast complete their merger.