Yzerman Introduced as New Tampa GM

After some 27 years with the Detroit Red Wings franchise, Steve Yzerman is heading down ol’ Florida way. Announced Tuesday as the new general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Yzerman becomes the team’s sixth GM and their third in just two years. He’ll certainly have his work cut out for him with the LightningContinue reading “Yzerman Introduced as New Tampa GM”

Looking At Canada’s Olympic Team

A power outage kept me from getting to the Canadian roster, but here’s hoping all of our HockeyDraft.Ca readers have a terrific 2010 and have enjoyed ringing in the New Year. Now of course Team Canada’s Olympic roster is looking good. In fact, it’s looking so good it’s scary. There were no surprises with theContinue reading “Looking At Canada’s Olympic Team”

Steven Stamkos: In or Out for Team Canada?

Steven Stamkos is giving Steve Yzerman something to think about. Stamkos has pushed his way into consideration for the Canadian Olympic team in time for the 2010 event in Vancouver. In 21 games this season, he has 15 goals and nine assists. Playing between Ryan Malone and Martin St. Louis, Stamkos is seriously challenging teammateContinue reading “Steven Stamkos: In or Out for Team Canada?”

NHL Announces 2009 Hall of Fame Class

The NHL added four new members to the Hall of Fame, selecting Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull, Brian Leetch, and Luc Robitaille for the 2009 class. The induction ceremony will take place on November 9 at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Also, Lou Lamoriello was named to the Hall of Fame as a builder.Continue reading “NHL Announces 2009 Hall of Fame Class”