1) Anaheim - Stanley Cup champs deserve this position. Also, I am convinced that the young core of Getzlaf, Perry and Ryan up front will grow tremendously this year.
2) Detroit - I am big fan of Mike Babcock. One of the more creative coaches in the league.
3) Ottawa - This a pick I am not 100% sure about, but too much offense to argue with.
4) San Jose - If the... Read More »
[u][b]Ohlund for Ryder[/b][/u]
This trade makes sense to me. The Canadiens are not going to sign Souray (and why would they). Ohlund could come in at a good price and replace Souray. Ohlund is big and has good offensive / defensive abilities. A better package for less money.
Ryder fits the bill of a scoring winger to play with Morrison and Naslund, and probably could be signed for around w... Read More »
For the most part the hockey rumor mill has been void of much discussion about Colorado and their involvement in the free agent sweepstakes. There has been a little pen given to the possible signing of Drury, but as I said, not much. However, I think Colorado may surprise everyone with a few big moves. Let me offer a few reasons why they will be players and why top free agents would consider the... Read More »