[Brian Dumoulin will have an arbitration hearing on Monday, unless a contract agreement is reached beforehand. Since Penguins GM Jim Rutherford recently indicated the sides weren’t close, we did some research to present what the case may look like. While we can’t say this is an attempt at the exact prediction of the requests, or outcome, this mock case assumes what we believe both sides might be thinking as they approach the hearing. In reality each side gets up to 90 minutes to present their case, but we tried (honestly!) to make a brief, simple and somewhat general look here. Robbie puts on the team’s case and Hooks takes the side of the player below. Outline and rules follow the Collective
Creating a list of the greatest hockey players of all-time is an arduous task. When myself, Dave Lozo and Sean McIndoe wrote “The 100 Greatest Players In NHL History (And Other Stuff)” – which is great vacation reading, by the way – establishing the criteria
From the sound of things, Kyle Okposo‘s presence at “Da Beauty League” was a beautiful sight for Buffalo Sabres teammates, former teammates on the New York Islanders, and friends around the NHL. NHL.com’s Jessi Pierce was at that informal game, which apparently didn’t go well for Okposo’s team. While Pierce noted that Okposo wasn’t comfortable answering questions during his first on-ice action in almost four months, it sounds like the talented winger was looking good on Wednesday night.