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NHL.COM: Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand said he had offseason elbow surgery. He expected to be at full strength when Bruins training camp opens on Sept. 17.
YAHOO! SPORTS: Former Toronto Maple Leafs CEO Richard Peddie claims Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin had lots of noisy parties this summer at his Yorkville, Ontario home.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Alternate headline: Grumpy old man complains about Seguin acting like a typical 23-year-old during his offseason down time.
TAMPA BAY TIMES: The Tampa Bay Lightning’s run to the 2015 Stanley Cup Final boosted their 2015-16 season-ticket sales. Since their playoff push, the Bolts sold 3,000 more season tickets, pushing their number to 13, 500, up from 11,500 at this point last year.
STLTODAY.COM: The St. Louis Blues have invited former Florida Panthers forward Scottie Upshall to training camp on a professional tryout basis.
NBC SPORTS: Former NHL forward Marcel Goc has signed with Germany’s Adler Mannheim. Goc played 74 games last season split between Pittsburgh and St. Louis.
TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie reports former NHL forward Maxim Lapierre has signed a one-year contract (with an option for a second year) with Sweden’s Modo. Lapierre also split last season with Pittsburgh and St. Louis, seeing action in 80 games.
CALGARY HERALD: 14 months after a horrific cycling accident, defenseman Cory Sarich is seeking an NHL job.
BLEACHER REPORT: Adrian Dater profiles the founder of General Fanager, which is keeping the legacy of CapGeek alive.