The Carolina Hurricanes announced that they recalled veteran goaltender Arturs Irbe from the minors.
According to Jim Rutherford, team GM, he is expected to play within a week from now.
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OK in the spirit of the article about the Canadian team’s projected roster I have prepared what I think will be the US roster that will defend our World Cup Title. 20 Skaters and 3 goalies.
Talk about Deja Vu. I saw this story on TSN.ca and it immediately struck me as something that was very wrong with the NHL that could be easily fixed. I picked out some quotes from both parties and will offer my opinion at the end.
TSN. ca reprts the following
Shayne Corson is a Star pending the results of a physical to be taken today.
The Stars also traded Steve Gainey to the Flyers for Mike Siklenka (both AHLers)
To start off the rumors about who will be on the Team Canada, let me tell you a few needed facts. Each team needs to have 23 players (20 skaters, and 3 goalies), and each team must also have atleast 3 players under 22 on their roster. I’m guessing there will be 12 forwards, and 7 defensemen.
The Buffalo Sabres are in 9th place in the Eastern Conference. After a most impressive 7-2 victory against Atlanta, the Sabres have 60 points, while the 8th place New York Islanders have 64.
During the Predators broadcast:
Nashville has officially aquired Steve Sullivan from the Chicago Blackhawks for 2 future Second round draft picks.
Lance hornby of Sun Media reports After predictions he would be back in a few weeks, Jeremy Roenick is now considering retirement.
At the end of HNIC on Saturday night, Ron McLean suggested Gainey may be going after one of:
This rumor has been posted on Spector’s and was apparently suggested by Bob Mackenzie during an interview on a Washington radio station.
The deal that has been suggested by Mackenzie is Lang, Gonchar and Whitfield to the Leafs for prospects Pierre Hedin, Kyle Wellwood, along with Nik Antropov and Tomas Kaberle.