Morning Hits: Prospal, Thornton, Murphy, Pysyk, Ruhwedel and Reimer

  • Dan Murphy: Vinny Prospal has decided to retire from hockey and will not be signing a AHL PTO with the Canucks organization.
  • Kevin Kurz: Joe Thornton’s deal with the Sharks has been done for awhile, but he wanted to wait until Patrick Marleau’s deal was done before signing his.
  • Mike Harrington: The Sabres send Mark Pysyk to the AHL and recall Chad Ruhwedel.
  • Paul Hendrick: Looking like James Reimer will start in net for the Maple Leafs.