Labor Day represents the last real weekend of summer and it's up to you to enjoy it as much as possible. Labor Day weekend also means hockey gets a little closer and drinking makes that go by faster too. If you plan on drinking and boating, make sure you have a designated boat driver unlike SOME defenseman turned forward turned defenseman turned forward again we know.
Nashville Predators News
Predators' top brass offers advice to Titans: Win | Nashville Business Journal
David Poile says winning and spending is key to driving revenue. Yes, THAT David Poile.
2011 draft class looking bleak as Balisy signs with St. Johns | Section 303
A reminder that prospects are never a sure thing. Keep that in mind while rosterbating to ideas you have for next year.
Around the Wide Wide World of the NHL
Is Colorado’s rise a fair example of what might happen in Buffalo? | ProHockeyTalk
The first move Buffalo will make will be similar to what Colorado did - get rid of Chris Stewart.
Eberle is picky about shooting the puck | Edmonton Journal
Great analysis of scoring chances and shots using Jordan Eberle and comparing him amongst his teammates.
Alfredsson 'only wants to play if he feels he can contribute' | theScore
To me this reads, "Alfredsson only wants to play if we guarantee him lots of ice-time otherwise he also wants to play in Sweden."
Bettman taking it slow with NHL expansion | Sportsnet.ca
Chris Johnston breaks down the NHL's mind-set when it comes to expansion. Then, more 'done deal' confirmations started coming out. It's not an NHL business deal unless total confusion is involved.
Does hockey need ‘warning track’ | Puck Daddy
I'm all for ways of decreasing player injury but there are a number of questions I have about this idea.
Ex-NHLer Poeschek faces assault charge | ProHockeyTalk
Whenever I read an article like this, I always check the career penalty minutes first. When they are comically higher compared to points my face melts and I gasp because I'm SO surprised.
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