from Pat Pickens of Sportsnet,
Briere’s buyout of $3.33 million over four years ranks as the eighth-highest buyout in NHL history. Here is a brief look at the 20 priciest of all time.
20. Alexei Zhitnik, Atlanta Thrashers
Zhitnik, who was traded to Atlanta for Braydon Coburn– we all remember that deal– was bought out after just 83 games. The current-Jets franchise...
The votes are in for Buffalo's top 6 defensemen.
#1 Phil Housely (85%) and #2 Brian Campbell (62%)
#3 Tyler Myers (54%) and #4 Michael Ramsey (51%)
#5 Alexei Zhitnik (47%) and #6 James Schoenfeld (41%)
Larry Playfair was the next closest at 37%.There were a few names that people believed should have been added to the poll, including Teppo Numminen and Tim...