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Leafs traded former 1st rounder Jiri Tlusty, the player who puts up huge numbers in AHL but just can seem to do so in the NHL, to Carolina for 2009 1st rounder Philippe Paradis, currently in the QMJHL
Last year, when then-Dallas Star Sean Avery called backup goaltender Stephen Valiquette a “minor leaguer,” it was an insult. Now, it’s a reality.
With all the discussions about the type of star power Canada and Russia will bring to the olympics, I wanted to acknowledge the possibility of the Americans being a very dangerous team, and potential gold medal winner.
Given the situation the Oilers are in its time to start thinking long term. With Hemsky out for the season and the team preforming terribly its time to start considering starting over. The oilers should be considering moving out a lot of there veterans for draft picks and prospects. This most likely won’t occur until closer to the deadline.
The National Hockey League will expand into new markets before it relocates franchises from current cities, commissioner Gary Bettman said yesterday.
Patrick Sharp wants nothing more than to finish his career with the Blackhawks.
But there are no guarantees he will even finish the season in Chicago.
Tomorrow hockey Canada will announce the players invited to the selection camp. Now assuming none of the current eligable players playing in the NHL are allowed to join the team here is a possible breakdown of team Canada.
For the second time in three games, Alex Ovechkin was ejected after being assessed a major penalty and a game misconduct.
GM Randy Sexton spoke about goalie Tomas Vokoun’s status after the game.
Sexton said that he had just spoken with the physician who treated Vokoun at St. Joseph’s Hospital here in Atlanta and that Vokoun received stitches for his ear laceration — Sexton didn’t know how many. Vokoun underwent a CT scan and did some other tests to make sure there wasn’t any additional damage.
The Toronto Maple Leafs had an eventful practice on Sunday, mixing in a small disagreement with some good news about Mike Komisarek.
Mikhail Grabovski and Francois Beauchemin were involved in a scuffle and had to be separated, reports AM640 in Toronto