When you've got Muzzin locked up for term and presumably you're planning to keep Rielly around for a long-time too, I'd say that definitely makes one of Sandin or Dermott expendable on the left side.
Better not screw up that trade, though.
The season’s pre-destined for failure with Freddie as the starter anyway, so may as well roll the dice on something new.
And I agree with zeke with going cheap in net. Ideally, I’d like the combined cost of our two goalies to come in at less than Freddie’s cap hit this year.
It’s okay, between the insider trading, funneling taxpayer money to his golf clubs & hotels, off the books corruption with foreign dictators and looting of campaign funds, I’m sure Trump’s still coming out ahead financially on this whole Presidency thing.
I don’t know if the stats back it up, but that third line seemed like it was a complete black hole offensively at five-on-five this year.
I’d be willing to bet that most of the numbers those third line guys did produce individually at five on five this year came when they temporarily moved onto...
It was 2004, against the fucking Sens. Out of all the players on both teams, there’s only two that haven’t retired yet: Spezza & Chara.
A lifetime ago.
Maybe it’s the curse of Chara? We don’t get to win another playoff series until he retires from the NHL? Which unfortunately means we’ve...
I guess now that it’s a little too obvious that Winnipeg isn’t a contender, Canadian media need a new Canadian smaller-market darling to overrate.
And they do have some really great young players. But they’re not a contender yet, and it’s going to be pretty hard for them to become one with all...
Yeah, it's a bit rough that we've hung on to all of JVR, Bozak, Gardiner & Barrie and then watched them walk for nothing as UFA's, ostensibly because we're in "win now" mode, and we don't have so much as a single playoff series victory to show for it.
I agreed with it at the time (with the...