Buyout Only Solution For Souray?
Jonathan Willis looks at the possibility of Edmonton going the buyout route with the remainder of Sheldon Souray’s contract at OilersNation:
Barring the unlikely possibility that the Oilers can sweet-talk another team into taking Souray this summer for a different bad contract, that would seem to leave a buyout as the most likely option. The Oilers would have to pay two-thirds of the dollars remaining on his deal; $3,000,000 altogether over the next two seasons. According to Cap Geek, that would leave the team with a cap hit of $2.4 million for next season and $1.5 million in 2012-13.
James Neal for Alex Goligoski Reaction
Defending Big D round up a bevy of reaction to Monday’s blockbuster James Neal and Matt Niskanen for Alex Goligoski trade.
Details of Don Cherry’s Contract Revealed
A series of zingers aimed at Don Cherry and news of his new deal with CBC courtesy of Down Goes Brown. Our favourite of the bunch:
Cherry will be limited to no more than five sick days per year, although Bruin fans know that he’ll probably get confused and accidentally use six.
A Tumblr page with unlimited, if not one dimensional, potential: Sad Goalies.
The Longest Shorty
Denver University’s David Makowski buries a 190-foot shorthanded goal. Via Puck Daddy:
Ray Shero vs. NHL ’11