I consider myself very fortunate as a hockey fan. I have gotten to see many of the all-time greats of the game play in person, including Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Gordie Howe (as a member of the Hartford Whalers in his final NHL season). Watching Pavel Datsyuk’s dazzling shot on Detroit’s third goal last night, it got me to thinking about which players in the game that it actually feels lik
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Roos investigates players who will disappoint … or improve in the East next season
Welcome to Part 2 of my series about non-playoff teams, focusing on two players from each team – one who I think is a good bet to improve next season, and another who I feel will disappoint. In last week’s column I tackled the Eastern Conference, so this week it’s time for the West. For my “Final Verdict”, I’ll again go over some keys to identifying guys like these, plus talk about how this really all boils down to value versus expectations.
The Capitals have a decision to make with free agent Matt Hendricks, who could be targeted by the New York Rangers. WASHINGTON POST: Katie Carrera reports the Capitals [...]
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