Recently published Montreal Suburban newspaper states that Roy is indeed expressing interest in coming out of retirement to play for his former team where all the glory began. He would like to see his number 33 retired up in the rafters of the Bell center alongside Jacques Plante’s jersey.
This is my first attempt at an article and since there’s no one on here besides Manta Ray that writes about the Devils, I thought I’d give it a shot. Besides, it’s slow during the offseason, maybe this will get posted over the latest “Leafs Improvement” article. Now on with the show…
Hockeyfirst.com is reporting that Colorado Avalanche General Manager Pierre Lacroix has been in close talks with both the New York Rangers and the Tampa Bay Lightning with regards to trading for a replacement to Patrick Roy.
I just got done reading an article on ESPN.com on how last week NHL officials actually lost the Stanley Cup in Vienna, Austria. The cup was on its way to Slovokia as part of Devils forward Jiri Bicek’s time with the cup.
See the way it works is you win the cup, each player on the team gets 24 hours with the cup. This leads to the obvious question…What would you do with the cup?
From Spector’s Rumors:
ST. PAUL PIONEER-POST: Charley Walters reports the Minnesota Wild could offer restricted free agent forward Marian Gaborik a $4 million per season deal, which apparently would be $2 million less per season than Gaborik is believed to be seeking. Walters suggests the Detroit Red Wings could make Gaborik “a collossal offer”.
The latest on one of NHL’s best goal scorers, Pavel Bure.
Brian Burke announced on Vancouver radio this last week that he was working on a “big trade.”
The Steel City has something to be happy about. No, another one of thier baseball players didn’t bonk another mascot on the head. The messiah is returning for one more year with thier beloved Penguins.
Which teams of 03/04 have the best chance of being the Lightning, Wild, and Ducks of last year?