As mentioned in the Update from the Hockey World for today, Andrew Cogliano addressed media about his reaction to the trade. Now that I’m home and can actually absorb all this info a bit better, here is a bit more of an update, complete with reactions from vets Ethan Moreau and Steve Staios, former roomie Tom Gilbert, and more from Cogliano. Continue reading 'More from Cogs and teammates'»
First off, we’ll start with the Oilers news.
Andrew Cogliano Speaks About Trade
Andrew Cogliano talked with the media earlier today about the trade that didn’t happen. “When you’re watching TV and your name comes up, it’s pretty shocking. It was disappointing. I like being here. I want to be an Oiler. I want to play here, but I know this was a business move.” Sounds like Cogliano is saying all the right things here. Good to hear. This was exactly the right thing I wanted to hear too: Continue reading 'Updates from the Hockey World – September 1, 2009'»
Well this sucks. According to this Sportsnet article, looks like one of my favorite players is about to hang them up for good.
Jason Smith was my favorite player for a long long time, and the only player whose name/number I have on the back of a jersey. He was exactly what a captain should be, was a tough player and would stick up for any teammate at any time.
Good on the Sens to give him a position elsewhere. He can teach a lot of people about hard work and class.