Hockey News: Pietrangelo Signs; Tim Thomas Returns

It appears as though Tim Thomas may be on his way back to the NHL. It’s just a tryout, but still. [Puck Daddy]

The St. Louis Blues have finally agreed to terms with RFA defenseman Alex Pietrangelo. [The Hockey News]

Alex Pietrangelo Predators
Alex Pietrangelo (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

The Leafs and Cody Franson, not so much. [Vancouver Sun]

The Sens and Jared Cowen? Yes. [Senshot]

Jason Spezza has been named captain of the Ottawa Senators. More opportunities to hear his laugh in post-game interviews, perhaps. [Ottawa Citizen]

Senators fans hope to see more of this in the regular season. [Sportsnet]

Cory Schneider makes his New Jersey Devils debut tonight. [Fire and Ice]

Jaromir Jagr, however, will not. []

Last year at this time we were watching the lock-out. Makes preseason hockey all the more enjoyable. [Toronto Sun]

Gabriel Landeskog Avalanche
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Gabriel Landeskog masters the art of laughing at yourself. [USA Today]

Patrick Roy is quickly endearing himself to his team. [Hockeybuzz]

Unfortunately, we already have our first concussion victim of the season. [Too Many Men on the Site]

Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo is also dealing with an upper body injury. [Rant Sports]

Move over Staal brothers. The Subban’s are the new family on the block. [TSN]

Alex Ovechkin isn’t interested in leaving the NHL. [CBC]

And finally, the winner of Kraft Hockeyville saw the Capitals beat the Jets on Saturday. [Globe and Mail]