Here are the morning papers for the Thursday the 7th of August:
- Jan Hlavac has decided to sign in Sweden and pass on an offer from the Predators, writes John Glennon.
- As of today, Sidney Crosby can drink in the United States.
- Here is a clip of Sean Avery’s formal introduction in the Lone Star State.
- The Canadiens have signed defenseman Chad Anderson to a one-year, two-way contract.
- Forget trading Pavel Kubina, the Leafs may very well name him their captain, writes Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun.
For Illegal Curve, I’m Richard Pollock.