Some are suggesting that this was plan B, after Brad Richards, and is merely satisfactory. I actually think it is nothing short of ideal.
Comparisons to even the Lord of the Rings trilogy would not quite do justice to the length of the Kovalchuk saga, and it may be better reflected in four part series. Or more. At this point, who knows.
The fact that it is ONLY August does not quell the concerns about the current status of the Kings’ roster.
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?
There are many factors to take into account when looking at the worth and value of NHL players. This article will do none of that. We are only talking about goals, goals, and goals.