NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – June 28, 2012.

NHLPA reveals 31-player negotiating committee, agree with NHL on next season’s cap ceiling, Blues re-sign Hitchcock, Elias denies swiping Kings Cup-winning puck, and more. THE GLOBE & MAIL: The NHLPA yesterday unveiling its 31-player negotiating committee,...

Flames acquire Jones from Lightning.

Various sources report the Calgary Flames have traded minor league defenseman Brendan Mikkelson to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for forward Blair Jones. SPECTOR’S NOTE: Mikkelson has some NHL experience so I’m guessing the Lightning intend to use...