Just a little rant on players greed in the NHL. Yes, I know, this is a subject that has been beaten to death. But I needed to vent. Don’t bother reading if your just going to bash it or me.
I can’t believe how much I hear people whining about JFJ. Every time I look at this site, there are people blaming JFJ for the leafs not making the playoffs 2 yrs in a row, blaming him for Raycroft’s inconsistency, even for Bell’s suspension. WTF is up with all that shit??? For a guy who had not been a GM at this level before, he is doing a good job in one of the league’s most difficult markets to please (Toronto).
Le Club de Hockey Canadien announced today that Larry Robinson’s #19 and Bob Gainey’s #23 will be retired this coming season. Robinson’s will go to the rafters on November 19th, while Gainey will be honoured on February 23rd. The Big Three is almost complete!
According to outsidethegarden.com, the date has been set for Brian Leetch’s #2 to go to the rafters of Madison Square Garden. January 24th, 2008 vs. Atlanta Thrashers.
Danny Markov, arguably the top UFA defenseman that hasn’t been signed yet, has supposedly been in talks with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Rumors have him trying to get a two-year deal. If signed, he would likely play alongside countryman Sergei Gonchar.
Every Season we see that out of no where season, that suprises, and (most of the time) delites us. Names like Teemu Selanne come to mind. Or Jonathan Cheechoo. Or even Cristobal Huet. It’s the player who resurects their career, or makes a name for themselves. It happens every season, and my question is, who will it be this year? I have put together a small list of players who may resurect their careers, or no-name( not neccarely no name, but anyone who shows talent beyond their labbeled potential) who make a name for themselves. One player from each team.
This will be the first of six division previews. Today is a preview of what to expect from the central division.
According to NHLlogos.blogspot.com, The Montreal Canadiens and Calgary Flames have unveiled their new uniforms.
Sorry Hab fans, this year I believe we will have a hard time lighting the lamp, here is our current roster, with the players 07 output, and what I think they will do next year, plus the players that we lost.