Now that the dust and shockwaves have settled from the Pronger trade, now the Flyers must determine how to fill out the roster for 2009 - 2010. The glaring needs at the moment are backup goaltending, a 2nd or 3rd line right wing and a 4th line center who can actually win a faceoff. Compounding the complexity of the situation is the fact that the Flyers are only 4.5 - 5 million under the cap at t... Read More »
Go West Young Man
Posted May 12, 2009
I've been following the never ending quest of Jim Basille to beg, borrow or steal an NHL franchise to bring back to his hideout in Hamilton. Now I don't really have a vested interest in this soap opera since I'm not a fan of the Coyotes (although it seems that that wouldn't put me in the minority in Arizona), nor am I partial to ensuring a team relocates to Hamilton, Ont. (hell, I'm not sure I co... Read More »
Ed Snider "Gets It"
Posted November 26, 2008
Like most cities in the United States (and I assume Canada), Philadelphia is facing a situation where the available funding for services is being stretched to the breaking point. In this situation, the city faces two choices, either raise taxes or cut services. Raising taxes in NEVER a popular option, and cuts to essential services is always met with public outcry, which leaves the services whic... Read More »