Today, PPP will phocus on a few recent re-signings in sunny California.
Firstly, the San Jose Sharks re-signed 25-year-old Marc-Edouard Vlasic, one of their most dependable defensemen to a five-year extension, keeping him locked up until the 2017-18 season. Vlasic has quietly become one of the steadiest young rearguards in the Western Conference. Plus, he makes some d... Read More »
It’s going to be a fantastic, exciting weekend as we countdown the minutes to the opening of NHL Free Agency (or Christmas, as we die-hards know it) and we can end months of speculation as to who is going where and what dominoes will ensue. I hope No-trade-a Clause brings all of you (well, some of you anyway) what you’re hoping for.
Also, Happy Canada Day to all my... Read More »
On the heels of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, it seems clear that Brian Burke and The Toronto Maple Leafs had a clear strategy of what they were going to do. They would draft the best players available and fill the holes in the line-up through trade as evidenced by their selection of two defensemen in rounds one and two. They subsequently traded a defenseman, Luke Schenn to the Philadelphia Flyers... Read More »
With the 2012 NHL Entry Draft (finally!!!) upon us, there is wild trade speculation running rampant within NHL circles and fans and players alike are anxious to see what, if anything, goes down on the Draft floor tonight during round one in Pittsburgh…..or even tomorrow during the remainder of the Draft. There is all kinds of talk of teams moving up in the first round, moving down, or even mo... Read More »
A few tidbits on a quiet Sunday afternoon......
*Roberto Luongo was apparently in Toronto over the past couple days to meet with the Leafs and look at houses, schools, etc. Take that for what you will, but it's starting to look more and more like Bobby Lu will be wearing blue and white next season.
*Speaking to a source close to the Subban family, it appears PK is no longer comfortable we... Read More »