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BHN Daily Links: Don Waddell Not Going Anywhere, Blue Jackets Close to Signing Werenski



As the first full week August winds down, the Minnesota Wild continue to search for their new general manager after Paul Fenton was fired on July 30th. With the season drawing closer, the Wild have to make a decision quickly. One of the candidates in consideration for the position is current Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Don Wadell. However, it appears Wadell is out of the running according to his owner. More on that in a second. Here is the news for Friday, August 9th.

Even though Hurricanes GM Don Waddell is still without a contract, that doesnt concern owner Tom Dundon as he believes Wadell is not going anywhere and is still employed by the team. (

With the season fast approaching the Montreal Canadiens are hoping Brendan Gallagher can replicate the magic from last season. (TSN)

One of the top RFA defenseman still unsigned is Zach Werenski of the Columbus Blues Jackets. The Blue Jackets believe they can get a deal done with Werenski before the start of training camp. (The Athletic)

Jesse Puljujarvi still wants to play in the NHL next season, but he he does not want to play for the Edmonton Oilers. Puljujarvi’s told Finland’s MTV Sports its not about the money and that his client will play in Europe if he is not traded. (TSN)

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Jim is a 2008 graduate of Saint Michaels College who is currently writing the NHL Notebooks, Behind Enemy Lines, and Daily Links segments for Murphys Hockey Law and Boston Hockey Now an affiliate of National Hockey Now. Jim has a passion for the game of hockey as one coach put it "he is the student of the game. When Jim is not writing he can be found at the local rinks playing or being a referee. Throughout his time in the game, Jim coaches a local high school team in New Jersey. In addition, he broadcasted several New Jersey Junior Rockets games for the Eastern Hockey League. Reach him on Twitter: @JimBiringer

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