Linus seems to be considered the starting goaltender for us this coming season based on pretty good numbers from last season before he got injured. However, I am starting to think that might be overly optimistic because really he only has one good season under his belt and before that he was really not much better than Carter. accordingly on thinking maybe we just buy out Carter, and then see how cheap we can sign Braden holtby or Marcus from Vancouver.
Hanging out at the outdoor rink behind his house with his kids is what Eric Staal cherished the most as he settled in with the Wild during his first season in Minnesota. That cool feeling of being out on the ice outside and kind of bringing back that memory of me as a kid and being out there with my kids,” Staal said. That was the No.
Matt Ellis had never been to a National Hockey League training camp when he arrived in Traverse City after the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup in 2002. A 20-year-old free agent bypassed in two NHL drafts, Ellis hadn't even spoken to an NHL team until former Red Wings general manager Jimmy Devellano offered him a three-year, three-way contract after watching Ellis play on Sunday afternoons in Toronto with the St. Mike's Majors of the Ontario Hockey League.