When it comes to the NHL, “growing the game” is a bit of a nebulous term. Does it mean growing more NHL fans, a.k.a. future customers? Does it mean growing more American players who could one day play in the NHL? Maybe a little bit of both? Alex Silverman
Larry Brooks wrote again, following the Rangers loss to Columbus, that the Rangers may be better served to acquire a forward since the Rangers have started to struggle scoring. (NY Post) Brooks writes that if the price is reasonable, the Rangers could look at guys like Patrick Sharp or Radim Vrbata and then put Michael Grabner onto the fourth line. (NY Post) Brooks had previously suggested adding a forward and mentioned Alex Burrows as an option. Adam Rotter: I still don't think the Rangers need to go after a forward. They've hit a bit of a rough patch scoring, which was bound to happen when Michael Grabner cooled off, but Jimmy Vesey has found his game and the Rangers still have options in Matt
Andrew Peters of the Buffalo Sabres watches as they play against the Chicago Blackhawks on December 15, 2007 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. Former Buffalo Sabres enforcer Andrew Peters has been suspended from coaching the Jr. Sabres after his team was involved in a youth hockey brawl Saturday. “We are very disappointed in the series of events that unfolded during the 15U Buffalo Jr. Sabres game on Saturday,” said Buffalo Jr. Sabres President Kevyn Adams in a statement to local media outlets.