Hank Sedin’s Emergence – Is He an Elite Player Yet?

Vancouver Canucks centre Henrik Sedin has been quietly making his way up the list of top points producers in the National Hockey League. This week he was rewarded as the first of the NHL’s three stars for the month of December – and with good reason. Sedin led all scorers last month with 25 pointsContinue reading “Hank Sedin’s Emergence – Is He an Elite Player Yet?”

Sweden Unveils Olympic Roster; Samuelsson Pitches a Fit

The Swedes have become the latest to unveil their Olympic hockey roster, uncorking the goods for the 23-man squad that will be coached by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson. To say the least, the team has some surprises on it. Perhaps the most compelling name on the roster is that of Peter Forsberg. Forsberg, who’s dealt with naggingContinue reading “Sweden Unveils Olympic Roster; Samuelsson Pitches a Fit”

Philly Looking At Forsberg?

According to the Philadelphia Daily News, the Flyers are keeping an eye on on-again-off-again NHLer Peter Forsberg. Forsberg is, after all, an unrestricted free agent and the Flyers have been attaching their interest to just about any veteran player that moves lately. Forsberg will skate for Sweden in the Karjala Cup, which gets underway Thursday,Continue reading “Philly Looking At Forsberg?”

Leafs Sign Gustavsson

Brian Burke and the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed coveted goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a one-year deal. The 24-year-old Swedish goalie signed with the Leafs after checking out situations in Dallas, Colorado, and San Jose. Burke says that he has no intention of moving Gustavsson into the starting position, however, and stands by Vesa ToskalaContinue reading “Leafs Sign Gustavsson”