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The Maple Leafs lost their best defenceman from the regular season when Robert Svehla confirmed that he intends to remain retired.
The NYPost, and TSN.ca, reports that center Eric Lindros has exercised his player option, and will most likely play next season with the team.
Penguins to name Ed Olczyk head coach
Wednesday, June 11, 2003
By Dejan Kovacevic, Post-Gazette Sports Writer
The Penguins will name Ed Olczyk their new head coach in a news conference at noon today at Mellon Arena.
Olczyk, 36, has been a broadcaster with the Penguins’ network for three years after a 16-season NHL career with the Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings. He has no coaching experience.
The Blues management finally realized that they cannot rely on Brent Johnson for a Stanley Cup and signed upcoming UFA Chris Osgood, who was dealt to the Blues at the May trade deadline. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.