Dale Tallon was a busy guy Thursday: He made a trade, extended a player’s contract and reassigned another player to Rockford.
According to the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Maple Leafs will fire GM John Ferguson Jr. very soon.
Leafs call up Pogge and claim Wild forward Dominic Moore off waivers.
I don’t know if this is a prelude to anything, but if I’m a gambling man I’m saying Raycroft to waivers/minors and let the Sundin sweeps begin…
Its half way through the season, so far and alot of rookies have been impressive in their first year in the big league. These rookies include: patrick kane, jonathan toews, nick backstrom, tobias enstrom, peter mueller, andrew cogliano, david perron, sam gagner, erik johnson, and martin hanzal.
SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE), the parent company of the Minnesota Wild, announced today that an agreement has been signed to sell the Minnesota Wild and its related entities to Craig Leipold. Financial terms were not disclosed, and the final sale requires approval by the National Hockey League and other regulatory approvals.
I find it interesting that all of the articles and opinions that are written by Leafs fans, about 90% call only for JFJ’s head when it comes to ‘blowing up the team’ and rebuilding.
While that would be an integral part, the part that is seemingly always overlooked is that it wouldn’t solve the root cause.
DETROIT — Darren McCarty has met with Red Wings officials about the possibility of returning to the team, the Windsor Star is reporting, citing an NHL source.
The Blackhawks and Brent Sopel have agreed on a three-year contract extension that will keep the veteran defenseman from becoming an unrestricted free agent this summer.
According to RDS.ca, Ovechkin has signed a 6 yr / 54 millions contract, so, 9 Millions / year.
“are we rolling down hill like a snowball headed for hell?” – Merle Haggard
Never thought I would start off any article quoting a country music singer but today a friend of mine and I were discussing the state of the NHL and how the glory days are all gone – and I was able to pinpoint the last GREAT NHL season ever.