Well, the Avs-Oilers game just ended (need you ask who won?). What did we learn?
1.) Outshooting a team does you no good if your shots are all from the perimeter.
Believe it or not, Flyers general manager Bobby Clarke, master of the controversial sound bite and inane comments, actually had something intelligent to say recently.
Tampa bay Lightning today traded Alexander Svitov and a 3rd round draft pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for offensive veteran defensemen Darryl Sydor…
By the sounds of things the trade deadline this year may involve a lot of trades involving goaltenders. Goaltenders such as Martin Biron, Dominik Hasek, Curtis Joseph, Dwayne Roloson, Manny Fernandez, Mike Dunham, Jeff Hackett, Sean Burke, Nikolai Khabibuilin, Trevor Kidd and Olaf Kolzig have been rumored to be on the move.
Last night on Comcast Sportsnight it was said that the Flyers were in talks with two teams regarding goaltending.
The first team is the often mentioned Caps. The offer that Comcast said the Flyers put on the table was Therien and Hackett for Kolzig.
Recent rumors were that Dany Heatley could be playing in early february after missing all games this season so far dut to his infamous car crash that we all know about.
But according to TSN.ca it could happen sooner than we all thought…
Sergie Gonchar, one of the most sought after defenseman, will be out for a month at least. He suffered a second-degree shoulder ligament tear.
Associated Press reports:
Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis grabbed a fan by the neck and threw him to the ground after being taunted throughout the game during the team’s home loss to Philadelphia on Sunday.
It appears as the Senators aren’t the only team interested in Peter Bondra. It was believed 48 hours ago that the Sens were extremely close to acquiring the former 30-goal scorer, but two teams have jumped into the race…
This may sound impossible, but there is actual speculation that the defending Stanley Cup champions may move in the near future.