Steve Yzerman has been named Executive Director of the Canadian Olympic Team for the 2010 games in Vancouver. Can you ever go wrong with Steve Yzerman? In a word–no. Here is Eric Duhatchek’s take on the deal.
Matt Greene has signed a five year, $14.75 million deal. Greene doesn’t provide offense but is a physical, stay-at-home defenseman who is entering his prime years. An average of just under three million dollars is about the going rate for that type of player.
The boys at Coming Down the Pipeline told people to look out for Nikita Filatov before tonight’s game began, and the youngster already has a goal. The line of Murray-Modin-Filatov has looked sharp.