Hockey Headlines: Habs Captain; Franson Contract; Kessel Weight-Loss

Daily round-up of the latest news from around the world of hockey:

The Maple Leafs have signed Curtis Glencross to a PTO. [Calgary Sun]

Mats Sundin is going to have a statue made in his honor. [Toronto Star]

Michael Ferland’s great story continues with a new contract. [Calgary Herald]

The Montreal Canadiens will indeed have a captain this season. [The Score], [Rabid Habs]

Which players should make Team North America in next year’s World Cup? [Beer League Heroes]

Evgeni Malkin talks Russian hockey and facing Sidney Crosby. [The Hockey News]

Phil Kessel arrived in Pittsburgh looking slimmer. [Post Gazette]

Is Slava Voynov going to be deported? [The Hockey News]

The Canucks will be without their coach for training camp. [Globe and Mail]

Ryan O’Reilly talked about his car accident. [Sabre Noise]

Cody Franson finally has a new home. [Sportsnet], [CBC]

The Coyotes made a very interesting trade. [HockeyBuzz]

Connor McDavid is a special player. Expect big things. [Oilers Nation]

Find out what’s really important in Winnipeg for the upcoming season: [Jets Nation]

And finally, it’s not looking so good for the Bruins’ trio of draft picks. [The Score]