While there is definately hope for the Canucks (Hope is spelled L-U-O-N-G-O), several questions arise concerning the draft, free agency and the upcoming season.
Unfortunately, the Canucks will not be big players in the free agent market due to their CURRENT salary cap status.
TSN.CA and Sportsnet.ca are reporting this on there website take it for whats it’s worth.
Canucks came into the 2006-07 season with a lot of pressure. They were criticized of having no offense during pre-season and were predicted not to make the playoffs.
The following is a complete list of unrestricted free agents (UFAs) whose salary was over $750,000 last season.
An undefeated Team Canada won Gold in Moscow with a nerve-racking 4-2 victory over Team Finland.
Mats Sundin is still and elite player and a great leader. However, his years are getting to him. Now im not going out and saying get rid of him like many people on this website would. Sundin will need a heir and it will cost us. Our absolute best option would be send a package and steal one of Malkin or Staal but in all likely hood that wont happen. Our second best option would be making this trade.
Here’s why the Leafs would’nt be able to compete this year in the playoffs.
Any buddy wanna argue it?
Here’s just a few things that I thought was worth noting to you fans alot of this I took form Eklunds blog and kinda re-typed it into my own words and changed a few things.
According to tsn.ca, the Flyers have re-signed RFA Scottie Upshall to a two-year deal. The 23-year old will be paid $1.2 million in 2007-08 and $1.25 million in 2008-09.
Once again the Toronto Maple Leafs have opened up their cheque books and spent big dollars on marginal talent. Today the team re-signed forward Alexei Ponikarovsky to a 3 year 6.3 million dollar contract. Ponikarovsky just about tripled his annual salary from last season.
Well, I have finally recovered from PPED and back to talking hockey with all you good hockey fans. Som interesting topics to further discuss and so click away to continue reading.
Hey there guys, I’ve been away for a while but here’s a quick update to let you know who won what in the HTR Hockey Pool for the regular season and the ”Standings” contest as well as updating the standings for the Playoffs Pool.
Go inside for all the details.
Reports from the Globe and Mail state that MLSE does not want to win another cup. The news comes with the report that John Ferguson Jr is staying put.