Ok, since March 9 is coming fast what better time than now to tell what deal you would make if you were GM of your favorite team.
Tampa Bay has climbed up the playoff rankings with a vengance becoming the best offensive team in the league…….. but for how long?
Sources have told TSN there is an ”excellent chance” Gonchar will be scratched from tonight’s Washington Capital lineup as they play the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla.
With the very recent acquisition of Kurt Sauer and Bob Boughner on defense and of depth player Darby Hendrickson, the Avs seemed to be good enough heading towards the playoffs.
The Red Wings have done it again. TSN has learned that Detroit has acquired centre Robert Lang from the Washington Capitals for Tomas Fleischmann, a first round pick in 2004 and a fourth round pick in 2006.
An interesting rumor struck my attention last night while listening to the Habs/Bruins game…
The Devils woes began after a 2-0 win on 12/13(or 14) against Philadelphia. That was about two weeks after Jamie Langenbrunner went down with his knee injury. The Devils survived until that point doing fairly well. Then reality came knocking. Without Jamie’s scoring, the Devils went into a funk (consider a Devils funk is losing a couple of games in a row) and then lost Stevens to his PCS in early January. The Devils have been above .500 w/o Stevens, but not playing Devils defense. Scotty is improving every day (the Devils org. keeps information IN the org. so its hard to really gauge his condition).
There is starting to be some major interest in Rangers defenseman Brian Leetch. More interest than I would have thought.
1) Detroit- When Hatcher gets back they will have one of the best if not the best, top 6 defensemen in the league. You add to that they have the second best offense, and a pretty good goaltending dual of Cujo and Legace, I think this team is the favorite to come out of the West. Lots of depth, experience and role players.
Just read an article out of the Philly Inquirer- this is not looking good at all for JR. Here is the quote:
Posted on Thu, Feb. 26, 2004 by Ed Moran