Since the July 1 free agent frenzy is almost upon us, I'll start the obligatory non-Leaf NHL thread.
In advance news:
- Bertuzzi was waived by Anaheim today
- Jagr has received a 3-yr/$35M offer to play in Russia (don't underestimate this new Russian league -- it is going to poach some...
I know this was buried in one of the Facebook threads already, but thought there are probably enough people here who play regularly that it may warrant some extra attention. I've already emailed Hasbro to express my disgust.
In the vein of this thread, for talk of teams other than the Maple Laughs.
I'll start it off with some new Forsberg nonsense . Apparently he repeatedly refused to partake in the marathon shootout on Saturday, despite being asked to by his coach. I don't get this guy...and why does he not get...
So, pretty quietly, Canada won their prelim pool with a perfect 3-0 record. Sidney Crosby and Patrice Bergeron are putting on a show, both with 7 points in 3 games.
In related news, Canada has dropped to 3rd in the men's world rankings. I believe this is the first time they have not been 1st...
k, seriously, WTF?!?!
The guy is earning over $5M/yr to play for the Flyers. He's missed the Flyers last 8 games and has missed 16 games total this season. Now, miraculously, he's decided he might be healthy enough to play for Sweden.
Does anyone else find this to be completely...
Roster announced today:
Didn't get enough news coverage. The Adoption Information Disclosure Act passed on Tuesday, and will become law in 18 months. When it boils down to it, the act RETROACTIVELY unseals all adoption...
Wie finished 4th, but was subsequently DQ'd as a result of taking a bad drop (by less than a foot) during Saturday's round.
Michael Bamberger (an SI reporter) told tour officials after Sunday's round that he was concerned about a drop she took on Saturday. They went out with Wie and...
Just heard that all CN's tracks have suffered a signal failure and no trains are moving accross Ontario and Quebec. This affects all the GO trains that use CN's tracks (so all except the Milton line). Sucks to be a commuter right now. :D