Empty Netter Assists - 09-12-10

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .


-The 19-year-old version of Simon Despres (above) is a lot better than the 18-year-old version of Simon Despres.

-Eric Politowski of ThePensblog has some highlights of yesterday's rookie tournament game:

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Atlantic Division

-The Rangers will bring unrestircted free agent defensemen Garnet Exelby, formerly of the Maple Leafs, and Alexei Semenov, formerly of the Sharks, to training camp on a tryout basis.

Northwest Division

-The Wild has hired former forward Darby Hendrickson as an assistant coach.

Pacific Division

-Former Penguins forward Alexei Ponikarovsky discussed his decision to sign with the Kings.

-The Coyotes will bring unrestricted free agent Shane Hnidy to training camp on a tryout basis.

Smythe Division

-The NHLPA will vote to hire former MLBPA head Donald Fehr as the head of their union.

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-Today would've been the 105th birthday to former Pittsburgh Yellowjackets forward Earl Miller.

(Photo: Bob Donaldson/Post-Gazette)

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