The Edmonton Oilers assigned eight players today (four defencemen and four forwards), leaving their training camp roster at 34 players. What does this mean? The next game I’m going to will have more regulars in the line up. Yipee!
Assigned to Saskatoon (WHL): Milan Kytnar (C)
Placed on waivers for the purpose of assignment: Dean Arsene (D), Ryan Potulny (C) and Chris Minard (LW).
(Edit by Racki…) That leaves us with:
|Forwards (20):||Defence(9):||Goaltenders (5):|
Well, its news, but maybe no one cares. We all saw it coming and most think the Leafs will still struggle to make the playoffs anyway, but they have acquired Phil Kessel from the Boston Bruins. In return the Bruins who have enough talent to let him go get 2 first rounders(2010,2011) and 1 second rounder(2010). Many Bruins fans will be hoping for an allout Leaf implosion resulting in them finishing dead last. We shall see.
Judge Baum has called an emergency hearing for Wednesday, after Jerry Moyes requested that the league be forced to mediate key sales issues. This is the song that never ends. I understand that the city of Glendale is behind the team remaining in Glendale, but we’ll see if its citizens back up the support. Anyone know what the attendance numbers are looking like for the preseason? Reports put it averaging around 3,000 people in the 17,800 person arena. Echo, echo, echo…