It seems there is no possible way Greene will be ready for the start of the season, and this leaves the already thin defensive roster practically in a state of emergency.
Note to NY Rangers fans: Remember Nikolai Zherdev? I hope you liked him. My guess is that Frolov will be the 2nd coming of his Russian comrade, only slower. Much slower.
Let’s remember, we are looking at the ultimate heist (or hoist?): the Stanley Cup. It’s going to take some sacrifice to pull off, but the reward will be something that live in movie, er, hockey lore forever.
It’s July 4, and about the most American tradition we have is checking the news to see if our local professional ice hockey team has signed the coveted free agent European forward… er.. OK well at least James Bond is Ameri.. what?
In Chicago, these sentences told a story not of a Cup half empty or full, but of one that wasn’t there at all.
Tim Thomas is the big one, since he won the Vezina trophy just 377 days ago and is no longer holding down the starting job for his club, losing it to a younger, cheaper, and if we’re being brutally honest, better, goalie.