Just because Christian Ehrhoff’s contractual rights were dealt today to the New York Islanders doesn’t mean absolutely that he’ll wide up in Wang’s World when the season starts, but the simple fact that he reportedly turned down the same offer that Kevin Bieksa got (including a no trade clause) is mind boggling. There is no doubt that Ehrhoff will command [...]Continue Reading —›
It’s time for another round of Ask it to Bulis, wherein two guys who are incredibly smart, handsome, and humble answer your questions about life, the universe, and everything. Unfortunately, no one asked us about those things, so we’re mostly just talking about hockey.Continue Reading —›
News broke yesterday that Kevin Bieksa and the Canucks had agreed on a long-term deal that would see the defenseman sticking with the team for the next five years. The people (a year removed from trading him out of town for Nikita Filatov) rejoiced.Funny how things change, huh?
Anyway. After the Canucks’ non-disclosure policy bought them five quiet minutes to eat their lunches, the cap hit eventually leaked and, at $4.6 million a year, reactions varied.
Especially in light of that thing Bieksa said about taking less.Continue Reading —›
When NBA commissioner David Stern announced the Toronto Raptor selection at number five in the 2011 draft I shook my head and wondered—what the hell are they thinking? Was GM Bryan Colangelo simply trying to make use of his European assistant? Were they trying to save money by selecting a player who wouldn’t be playing [...]Continue Reading —›
In a post match interview following the Sporting Kansas City game Whitecaps manager Tom Soehn was pretty clear about what had gone wrong; “I thought our forwards and our wide guys didn’t do a good enough job. If you don’t have pressure on the ball, you have to drop deeper and deeper and they forced us to [...]Continue Reading —›