Afternoon Delight: Election Day

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Afternoon Delight,General NHL,Hockey and Law,Tampa Bay Lightning on November 4, 2008 — No Comments
  • Fanhouse has a profile on Jordan Schroeder of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, who is a likely 1st round NHL Draft pick. Schroeder is quite small, but his skill is undeniable.
  • Team Canada is told that it cannot use the now familiar Hockey Canada logo. Kind of a shame, but a simple maple leaf will look good too.
  • The Winkler Flyers have reacquired Dayne Belfour, son of former NHL’er Ed Belfour.
  • The World of Junior Hockey has commitment news, an update on the World Junior A Challenge and the junior leagues weekly award winners. Chiasson is a very skilled player and will fit in well at Boston University.
  • Puck Daddy discusses shootouts.
  • The NY Times writes that Barry Melrose is finding his groove as Lightning coach. Better late than never.
  • The Slapshot blog looks at the Minnesota and Colorado NCAA teams.
  • Greatest Hockey Legends suggests that Betty Ford, and not Sarah Palin, may have been the 1st Lady of American Hockey.
  • Paul Kukla offers up some NHL players that the new American president might find helpful when naming a cabinet.
  • The NHLPA has filed an unfair labor practices suit against the NHL.