Illegal Curve Radio – June 9, 2010
Here is the rough outline of last nights show, as always you can watch it here on UStream
7:00PM Show Introduction, R-Desk
7:05PM Stanley Cup Finals Game 6 Preview
7:20PM Phoenix Coyotes Ownership Issues
7:40PM Scott Arniel hired in Columbus
Guy Boucher (about to be) hired in Tampa Bay
8:00PM News & Notes from around the NHL
- Montreal Canadiens drop 6 scouts from their hockey operations department
- Louis LeBlanc, Habs first round pick from last year, may move from NCAA Hockey to the QMJHL
- Arena discussions in Edmonton hit an impasse
- Sabres suspend contract talks with 1st round pick Zach Kassian after his arrest
8:20PM Rapid Fire
1) Is Tomas Holmstrom underpaid after re-signing in Detroit for 2 years & 3.75 million? (45 points in 68 games)
2) Dennis Seidenberg re-signed in Boston for 4 years & 13 million dollars. Thoughts?
3) Leafs GM Brian Burks said that RFA Nikolai Kulemin is over-valuing his worth & that he played on the first line last year only because the team was bad. How much would you pay Kulemin & your thoughts on Burke’s comments? (16 goals, 20 assists in 78 games)
4) Rumour’s have Michel Therrien interested and in the running to be the new coach of the NJD—Right hire for the Devils?
5) Does ex-Blackhawks GM Dale Tallon deserve a Stanley Cup Ring if the team does indeed win?
6) Stan Kroenke is poised to be the new owner of the St. Louis Rams in addition to the owner of the Denver Nuggets & Colorado Avalanche. Is it a benefit to your team to have your owner own multiple sporting properties?
8:40PM Interview w/ Aaron Portzline Columbus Dispatch (Twitter name @Aportzline)
Cheers & Jeers (I’m jeering the lack of the Canadian National Anthem during the Cup Finals)