Back by popular demand, it's the Free Agent Frenzy Chatter Box: a live blog where we feature 12 different Twitter feeds from various hockey people providing scoops, scuttlebutt and analysis as the news rolls in.
The insiders we're following today: Kevin Allen of USA Today; Craig Custance of The Sporting News; Chris Johnston of the Canadian Press; Dan Tencer of CHED Radio; Elliotte Friedman of CBC Sports; David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period; Paul Kukla of Kukla's Korner; Darren Dreger of TSN; and Michael Russo of the Star Tribune.
(Want to take a moment to thank these guys for their outstanding work yesterday, attempting to nail down the truth instead of passing along 10,000 bits of B.S. until something hits.)
The top sports headlines of the day
The comic relief: Yours truly, Sean Leahy and the great Down Goes Brown.
Just like yesterday, this won't be a traditional "live chat," but we'll be dropping in for unannounced live Q&A sessions throughout the day. This format worked well yesterday, to the point where our viewership was triple compared to what we got for any of the Stanley Cup Final live blogs. Thanks again for reading, and enjoy the chaos!
(To the Twitter newbies -- "RT" means "re-tweet," as in something that's been quoted; "@______" is the quoted user.)