NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 1, 2012.

It’s Canada Day, and the NHL’s unrestricted free agency market opens at noon ET today. Here’s a look at the notable headlines this morning. NOTE: Be sure to check the “News” section regularly today, and throughout the UFA period, for...

Leafs trade Aulie To Lightning.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded defenseman Keith Aulie to the Tampa Bay Lightning for minor league right wing Carter Ashton. SPECTOR’S NOTE: So much for GM Brian Burke’s claim he had nothing on the go, but that being said, it appears to be merely a...