Kirk Maltby walked into the Red Wings locker room Wednesday as he had so many other times after a practice.
He was drenched with sweat, ready to collapse onto the stool in front of his locker, relax for a little while and then go work in the weight room.
So, I’m going to try and help out every team in the league this summer. Some(most) may not be good, but credit me for trying and feel free to leave your opinions, criticism, or your own version of what will happen for the teams. After randomly thinking of a team, I’ve decided that I’m going to start with the Avalanche.
Marc-Andre Fleury showed up here Tuesday night at his hometown Bell Centre, made his presence felt in a big way and stole the show from Canadiens goalie Jaroslav Halak , not to mention a 2-0 win in Game 3.
Please tell me you aren’t surprised.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have missed the playoffs in five consecutive seasons after making them in six consecutive years from 1999 to 2004. Their win total has decreased for five straight years and the near future isn’t looking much brighter unless Brian Burke can pull some magic this summer.
Commissioner Gary Bettman said during a press conference at United Center that he doesn’t expect the NHL salary cap to change all that much next season.