For a week where the Jackets did fairly little officially, we had quite a bit of activity. Maybe we're all getting a case of summer fever, longing for the cool atmosphere of a hockey rink.
Ten Minute Misconduct isn't thrilled by the Jared Boll extension.
Please don't forget that the Jacket Backers have a blood drive this Saturday. All it takes is 10 donors to be a success. You can win prizes, and there's going to be free food. Do you really need another reason to come out?
Portzline takes a look at why the Hjalmarsson offer sheet might affect Stralman's contract demands.
Around the NHL, CBC's Elliot Friedman gives us the last edition of 30 Thoughts for this summer, looking at the Draft and Free Agency.
Speaking of winning Prizes, Nucks Misconduct is giving away Shop.NHL.com gift cards if you can guess Where Kevin Bieksa will end up.
Mikku Koivu's new contract isn't quite as insane as it looks.
Finally, congrats to Kukla's Korner for their fifth birthday. Congratulations, Paul!