Jun 30, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; Aleksander Barkov poses with team executives after being introduced as the number two overall pick to the Florida Panthers during the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Two for Roughing: NHL News and Notes [July 16, 2013]

Jun 28, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) during the 2013 Stanley Cup championship celebration at Grant Park in Chicago. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

  • Ron Hextall, named assistant GM of the Flyers
  • Brendan Smith, Red Wings, agree to 2 year deal, avoid arbitration
  • Jacob Markstrom, Panthers, agree to 2 year deal
  • Sigh or relief, Marian Hossa doesn’t need back surgery
  • Aleksander Barkov signs entry level deal with Panthers

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