Here are your links for today:
Defenseman (!) Tim Erixon will attend Devils training camp on a PTO. The 26-year-old has spent the last two seasons in the AHL. [PHT]
Former NHL enforcer George Parros will head the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. He says he wants to focus on slashing. [NHL.com]
The Blackhawks have reportedly signed signed defenseman Cody Franson to a PTO. [PHT]
For what it’s worth, this is an ... interesting opinion:
Pat Lafontaine just said on SN590 that there's consensus in the hockey world to move to a 19-year-old draft. It's really going to happen.— Scott Wheeler (@scottcwheeler) September 7, 2017
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