Monthly Archive for June, 2008

: June, 2008

Letters, numbers, animals

Hadn’t caught it elsewhere, but Wild beatwriter Michael Russo posted the chart with the updated figures: draft-pick compensation if a team declines to match an offer sheet to a Group II player. (The

Tell us how you really feel

Jonathan Bombulie and Kevin Oklobzija do an eloquent job. Thinking back on it today, I think what bugs me most about that rule at this level is that, simply, this is a development league. A key skill,

Good news, bad news

Read this morning’s news with kind of a split reaction. If I hadn’t only used “Oh That’s Bad/No That’s Good” in print a few months ago, I’d have probably gone to it… –Those games with Houston and

Didn’t he do “I Feel For You”?

Didn't he do "I Feel For You"?

Greg Logan reports that the Shawn Bates buyout is coming to pass. Meanwhile, Dave Andrews will be around awhile longer; his contract was extended through 2013. More stuff should become official

What the market will bear

Got a little valediction from Steve Regier (he’s only the all-time leader in GP), and that’ll be in the paper tomorrow. Went over some AHL free-agent names with Howard Saffan, and he said Micheal

Qualifying offers to…

Six players: Bergenheim, Gervais, Colliton, Nielsen, Tambellini, Walter. That leaves out Drew Fata, Mike Mole and Steve Regier, which would make them unrestricted free agents when the market opens

Dubie to Russia done

Ak Bars’ release on Wade Dubielewicz. Babelfish on the first commenter: “Good to grant into Kazan, and successful to you game.” Our sentiments exactly.


Well, hoping to get some RFA answers tomorrow. Since that’s the deadline and all. We’ve heard some things, but nothing firm enough to spew here. Darcy Tucker is getting bought out, too. Meanwhile, the

Notes on an off day

Jeff Hamilton and Ben Clymer are among those getting bought out, TSN reports. And Pensacola is out of the ECHL.