It was a pretty quiet weekend in the hockey world, what with Independence Day and all in the United States. Your links for today:
Twenty players have elected to have salary arbitration. Notables include P.K. Subban and James Reimer. [NHLPA]
Some cool behind-the-scenes video of the trade at this year's draft that made James Neal a Nashville Predator.
There was a report floating around that Wayne Gretzky was interested in owning a Seattle NHL franchise. His agent has denied that report. [Puck Daddy]
Jacob Markstrom has reportedly requested a trade out of Vancouver. Insert your favorite "goalie trouble in Vancouver" joke here. [The Score]
Interesting history via Reddit: "IHL player Andy Bezeau was traded in 1996 for future considerations. Those considerations ended up being two equipment dryers." [via Reddit]
Feel free to discuss these and any other hockey-related stories in the comments below.