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Pens Points: 2015 Development Camp and an Ownership bid?

It's the oasis for summer, as there is Pittsburgh Penguin action for the next few days courtesy of the annual 2015 summer development camp. Catch up on Pens and NHL news and notes here!

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It's time for 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins summer development camp! Finally a relief of the hot (rainy) summer for a few days of pucks!

But perhaps in bigger news: a group of unnamed investors are reportedly about to plunk down a serious bid for Penguins ownership. Like $700 million or even more, serious. [Pensburgh]

Back to the ice:

  • 7 prospects to watch (and it's sad when 2 are goalies, not much fun to watch them do drills and glorified games of shinny. []
  • Plan the parade: Pens re-sign Bobby Farnham to a one-year, two-way contract worth $575,000 in the NHL. [Pensburgh]
  • Phil Kessel's former coach Ron Wilson thinks PK81 could get to 40 goals with the Pens. []
  • ICYMI over the weekend (I did), Mackey had a nice writeup about War on Ice and advanced hockey websites. [Tribune Review[]

Mike Richards and prescription drugs in the NHL, probably a bigger and more pervasive problem than anyone has wanted to admit just yet.. [Jewels from the Crown]

24 year old Ryan O'Reilly (fresh off signing a big contract earlier this month) charged with "impaired driving"  and failing to remain at the scene after he allegedly struck a Tim Hortons building early Thursday morning in Canada. Please don't drink and drive. [TSN]

The Blue Jackets were in the hunt for Dougie Hamilton and Paul Martin , but ended up getting only Brandon Saad to further boost an already deep forward group. [BlueJackets Xtra]

Robert Bortuzzo is projected in the Blues starting roster. [STL Game Time]

Marcus Johansson might be arbitration bound, and his salary is looking in the $3.75-$4.0 annual rate. [Japers Rink]

The Buffalo Sabres might be trying to sign free agent defenseman Johnny Oduya. [Pro Hockey Talk]

The Ducks officially sign Chris Stewart, $1.7 million for 1 year. [LA Times]

Catch up on the future enemies: Flyers fans are excited about several of their prospects. [Broad Street Hockey]

The NHL wants $8 million for jersey ads on 2016 World Cup of Hockey jersies. The NHL is not going to get $8 million for jersey ads/ [Puck Daddy]

For the first time since 2003-04, the Dallas Stars will have a Trevor Daley - less season. A look at what they have left. [Defending Big D]

Highlight reel goals are always fun. Here's the best of the development camps so far, gotta love the young kids with skill. [Puck Daddy]

Interesting debate: Vladimir Tarasenko or John Tavares, who's the better franchise cornerstone? Put my vote in the JT91 column in the interest of center > winger. [TSN]