Reaction to the Lightning’s acquisition of goalie Anders Lindback, a look at possible moves by the Maple Leafs, assessing some of the best and worst draft picks and phenoms in NHL draft history, and more.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS/BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Godfrey examines the Lightning’s acquisition of goalie Anders Lindback, considering it GM Steve Yzerman’s “latest gamble”, while Cam Charron believes the Lightning overpaid to land Lindback.
VINTAGE LEAFS MEMORIES: Michael Langlois wonders if the Maple Leafs chase Roberto Luongo, Rick Nash, Ryan Getzlaf or the first overall pick.
OFFSIDE: A SPORTS LAW BLOG: Ken Bungay looks at how some draft picks and phenoms worked out, both in the NHL and MLB.
THE CANNON: Matt Wagner notes the Blue Jackets have a new slogan, and wonders if Columbus fans ware willing to “Join the Battle”?
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier on former NHL player and coach Steve Ludzik’s battle with Parkinson’s disease.