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Checking in to see what's going on at development camp.

Potential superstar in the making?
Potential superstar in the making?
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There's not much to speak of with the big club. It's summer and right now the Cup is in Finland after visiting Sweden.

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LA Kings Insider

LAKI VIDEO: ZAC LESLIE ON DEVELOPMENT CAMP, GUELPH At 6'0, 198 pounds, he may be considered a bit "undersized" for most teams, though he's only 20 and will have a chance to go pro in the fall or be returned to his junior club as an overager.

DEVELOPMENT CAMP: "NO SURPRISES" FOR MCKEOWN The young defenseman chatted with Rosen about his game and his week thus far at development camp. And apparently he can fly (see the last picture on the page).

DEVELOPMENT CAMP: KEMPE COMES AS ADVERTISED The young, Swedish model um prospect seems to fit in well with the Kings' style of play.

The Pink Puck

Growing Up Hockey, Brothers Edition: Panthers’ Drew Shore and Monarchs’ Nick Shore It's not really *news* per se, but it is an interesting story about two prospect brothers with both looking to make the transition to the NHL permanently.

In Other News

TSN

ROMERO BACKS ARGENTINA TO PENALTIES VICTORY OVER NETHERLANDS Brazil and the Netherlands will fight for third place on Saturday at 4 PM ET / 1 PM PT while Argentina and Germany duel for bragging rights on Sunday at 3 PM ET / 12 PM PT.

The Score

Dany Heatley is done, Dany Heatley is a great signing: a one-man debate A humorous look at whether or not the signing was actually good or bad. I won't spoil his conclusion for you.

St. Louis Game Time

Vladimir Sobotka Leaves For KHL; Blues Re-Sign Steve Ott Not really good news for St. Louis fans this morning.

ESPN

Hilary Knight gets puck naked The superstar hockey player and American hero stripped down for ESPN's Body Issue. There are some incredible athletes in this issue. Let us all never forget when Joffrey Lupul was part of this as well.

Kane, Toews contract breakdown Scott Powers has obtained the details of these matching contracts. More than 50% of the contracts are in signing bonuses, though it still counts towards the AAV. That likely has something to do with early retirement or potential buyout, but I don't know.