Sportsnet: Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen took a hard line in the Ryan Johansen contract talks .
“Our success is going to come from being a team, not a bunch of individuals or stars, or whatever,” Kekalainen said during the NHL prospects tournament.
Johansen is seeking $6.5 million /year, Columbus is offering $3.5 million.
MLive.com: The Detroit Red Wings are in no hurry for a decision from Daniel Alfredsson, who might miss training camp because of his bad back.
NewsObserver.com: New head coach Bill Peters said he’d like one of his goalies to play 60 games. Anton Khudobin appeared to be the #1 starting goalie last year, which leave Cam Ward and his $6.3 million / year salary on the bench. Earlier this summer, Ward’s name was mentioned in trade rumors.