Hall of Fame defenseman Ray Bourque was arrested and charged with OUI (operating under the influence) after a car accident on Friday, according to outlets including the Boston Globe and CSNNE.com. The accident happened in Andover, Mass. The Boston Globe reports that no one suffered injuries from the two-car crash. Bourque, 55, was released on bail. No other information, including a court date, is available at this time.
In a reality without a salary cap, it would be quicker to note who isn’t interested in Steven Stamkos than who is. Budgets thin the real-world list out considerably, but more than that, there’s also the notion of where the current captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning would actually go. Still, we’re now in the tamper-free zone for Stamkos, so expect a wide variety of pitches from possibilities that range from reasonable to remote. One interesting team surfacing is the Buffalo Sabres. GM Tim Murray provided an interesting take on trying to land Stamkos, the “big fish,” to reporters on Saturday. (Geography meaning that Buffalo is awfully close to Toronto, in case Stamkos wants to be relatively close