Originally written February 25, 2012 on Hockey Fan Land:
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 ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun claims "lots of teams" are interested in Steve Ott of the Dallas Stars -- including the Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers. However, sitting eighth in the West, the Stars may opt to hang on to Ott for a shot at post-season success. Vancouver is said to have the greatest interest, and with defenceman Keith Ballard going on the long-term injury list Saturday with a neck injury and the Canucks getting $4.2 million in cap relief. It makes sense this team would go after someone with the assets that Steve Ott brings to the table. Ott leads the Dallas Stars in faceoff percentage (57.3), hits (204) and penalty minutes (117). Ott plays with the grit that could put the Vancouver Canucks over the top. Vancouver was said to be too soft in the key moments in last year's Stanley Cup run. Steve Ott would definitely change that. Some experts believe the Dallas Stars cannot be sellers on deadline day. However, Ott could bring a ...
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