This past week the the CHL's MasterCard Memorial Cup has been on the NHL Network and I have watched a good share of the games. There has been some good hockey played and there has been some physical games as well.
There were some that thought the hit was predatory and questionable - incidentally the CHL decided not to give the London Knights star forward Vladislav Namestnikov any supplemental discipline for this hit on Edmonton Oil Kings’ Klarc Wilson.
What do you think of this hit? Is it dirty or a good check. It appears that Namestnikov does leave his feet to make the hit.
Speculation over where the Tampa Bay Lightning might turn for goaltending help figures to continue well into the offseason. After all, this is a club that just missed advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2010-11, yet missed the playoffs entirely this season -- despite having a 60-goal scorer on the roster. One name that continues to come up as a potential option for the Bolts...
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Rumours have been circulating that the Lightning would consider trading for Roberto Luongo if the Canucks would take back Vincent Lecavalier. Now, while a trade such as this would cause some havoc with Vancouverâs cap in the future, it does make some sense...
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