Scott Gomez Announces Retirement

According to reports emerging late Wednesday, Scott Gomez is calling it a career. The 36-year-old announced his retirement to Doyle Woody of the Alaska Dispatch News and put the wrap on a career that spanned 16 National Hockey League seasons. The Anchorage native played just 33 games last season for the St. Louis Blues andContinue reading “Scott Gomez Announces Retirement”

Keeper League Update – The First Trade!

I am happy to report the first trade has happened in my Keeper League. One of the GMs is the father of one of the children, who attends my wife’s daycare. He asked me about Kimmo Timonen, defenceman for the Philadelphia Flyers. Timonen is off to a fast start with 5 points this season. TheContinue reading “Keeper League Update – The First Trade!”

Habs Look to Bring Passion Back to Montreal

With the Montreal Canadiens continuing their centennial celebration this year, but the team looks quite a bit different from the 99th year in the franchise’s history. With a season that left many Montreal fans without much passion for their home club, the Habs are looking to put the past behind them and move full steamContinue reading “Habs Look to Bring Passion Back to Montreal”

Finding a Leader in Montreal

A newspaper report on Tuesday from the Montreal Gazette claimed that Montreal Canadiens’ defenceman Andrei Markov was offered the captaincy but turned it down. Head coach Jacques Martin was in full damage control mode later, denying that the offer had ever been made to Markov. He went on to say that the captaincy would beContinue reading “Finding a Leader in Montreal”

The Busy, Busy Habs

The Montreal Canadiens might have been one of the busiest teams thus far in the free agency signing period, jumping feet-first into the market to secure players to fit new head coach Jacques Martin’s system. The Habs seem to have gotten smaller up front, with the ever-elusive Vincent Lecavalier still not in the fold butContinue reading “The Busy, Busy Habs”