Here are the morning papers for Thursday the 21st of August:
- Bruce Dowbiggen of the Calgary Herald gives readers a crash course on the legal term vicarious liability and how and why this term is relevant for the NHL in the Steve Moore lawsuit.
- Hurricanes first round pick in 2008 Zac Boychuk is going to be at the team’s training camp this September.
- Brent Sutter, who coached Stefan Legein at the World Juniors, thinks there has the be something more to his sudden retirement than we have heard.
- Aaron Downey’s contract that he signed with the Wings yesterday is a two-way deal, writes George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press.
- As Michael Russo explains, the Wild has decided to create premium ticket pricing for certain games this season.
- John Glennon of the Tennessean takes an interesting look at the deterioration of the relationship between Russian players and the NHL.
- New Islanders coach Scott Gordon plans on unveiling his concept of “overspeed” to his new players, writes Katie Strang of Newsday.
- Coach Michel Therrien knows injuries are a part of the game, so he is not going to sweat Ryan Whitney’s foot injury.
- Paul Hunter of the Toronto Star gets an up close and personal look at Mark Bell’s stint in jail.
For Illegal Curve, I’m Richard Pollock.