Greg Wyshynski gives his take on the decreasing amount of hockey coverage in a number of newspapers based in NHL cities. Very interesting take by Wyshynski. He hits the nail on the head in my opinion.
The Ducks have traded Sean O’Donnell to the Kings and, as a result, are now under the salary cap. This trade serves both teams well. The Ducks needed to get below the salary cap and the Kings were in need of a veteran defenseman to go along with their extremely young blueline.
Kevin Weekes has proven that his arm is back to normal during the pre-season. Weekes will provide the Devils with solid netminding in the seven or eight games he plays this season.
Is Jim Balsillie trying to buy Boots Del Biaggio’s share in the Predators? Here we go again…
More on Balsillie, as Stephen Brunt of the Globe & Mail wonders whether the struggling U.S. stock market could mean NHL hockey ends up in Hamilton? All the other issues aside, I think hockey would flourish in Southern Ontario. To me, it is a market that is pining for a second (slightly more affordable) NHL team and could be a complete and total success.