Accord to sportsnet.ca, and AP, the Dallas Stars have fired general manager Doug Armstrong. Quite a shocking news as the Stars sit in 2nd place in their division with a 7-7-3 record.
Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal is suggesting that the Oilers may have some interest in Glen Murray.
There is an interesting phenominon out there in the NHL that counters the notion that all NHLs are just money hungry jocks that just want to maximise their monetary potential. Some hockey players opt to take LESS money to play for their hometown team. So i got a little curious and wanted to see what the 6 Canadian teams would shape out to be like (excluding goalies) if everyone was to play for their hometown team. To be considered a hometown player one must have been born within an hour away from the city or within the province (ei all BC players are canucks).
The Toronto Sun is reporting that the Ottawa Senators are sitting back and waiting for offers to come in for their two quality goalies.
While there is no audio proof from the game on Saturday, it appears that Sean Avery (while chirping in the opening skate against the Leafs) made some disgraceful comments to Jason Blake about his dealing with cancer.