Apr 27, 2013; Columbus, OH, USA; Nashville Predators goalie Chris Mason (30) makes a glove save on a shot by Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson (7) during the second period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Two for Roughing: NHL News and Notes [August 6, 2013]

May 21, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers left wing Taylor Pyatt (14) celebrates after scoring a goal on Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) during the second period in game three of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

As we roll through the summer, and wait for the Traverse City prospect tournament to start, and then training camp we here at Blueline Station are still looking around all areas of the internet to find you news about the sport we love, and that is hockey.

To spice things up we’ve already posted number 10 and 9 in our top ten Rangers list, with number 8 coming later today. Hopefully you like what other Ranger fans have voted, and make sure to leave us comments and feedback regarding your thoughts on the list so far. Do you agree, disagree? Share your feedback in the comment thread below.

But now onto some NHL news…

  • Some sad news to report, as Shawn Burr, a member of the Detroit Red Wings, Tampa Bay Lightning, and San Jose Sharks, passed away yesterday at the age of 47, after a fall in his home lead to brain trauma. Burr was under his second battle with leukemia, after it reappeared shortly after he successfully completed chemotherapy. Burr was a fan favorite in Detroit known for his hard style play, and giving back to the community as well. It’s a sad day in Detroit, and we wish the family of Shawn Burr our condolences.
  • The NHL finalized the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes, after the board of governors accepted the sale, meaning, yes, they’re staying in Glendale. We all knew that the NHL BOG were going to approve it, this just kinda seals what we already knew was going to happen.

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