Commentaries on Shane Doan, Maple Leafs trade bait, Flames management avoiding rebuilding, the Avalanche waivers status, hockey as an industry, plus a look back at the Chris Gratton offer sheet story, and of course, Absurd Goalie Monday.
FEAR THE FIN: The Sharks are reportedly interested in Shane Doan, yet they may already have a similar player on the roster in Ryane Clowe.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Lukas Hardonk believes no Maple Leafs player should be untouchable in the club’s efforts to improve itself.
SBNATION: Dominik Jansky on why Calgary Flames GM Jay Feaster resisted overhauling his roster this summer.
MILE HIGH HOCKEY: David Driscoll-Carignan on the Colorado Avalanche waivers status.
BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron offers up his thoughts on hockey as an industry.
HOCKEYBUZZ.COM: Bill Meltzer looks back fifteen years to when the Philadelphia Flyers signed then-Tampa Bay Lightning forward Chris Gratton to an offer sheet.
THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz checks in with another installment of “Absurd Goalie Monday”. This week: Emile “The Cat” Francis.