Have two more beautiful syllables ever been uttered in the English language? Aside from maybe “free beer”? Or “pirate”? Tough call. Let’s stop fARRting around – to the links!
I’m sure you have already heard about Ilya Kovalchuk‘s retirement. Stu Hackel gives you the low-down on how this affects the New Jersey Devils. Hint: it ain’t good! Another hint: that’s what they get for offering him such a ridiculous contract! [SI.com]
With the retirement news comes all of the rumors about who New Jersey should go out and get in order to fill the hole in their roster. Thomas Vanek‘s name came up here, and here. [Hockey Buzz] Remember: these are only opinions!
Free agency started with a bang, and has quieted down since July 5th came and exploded. Many teams still have needs that could be addressed via free agency - here’s a look. [Bleacher Report]
And hey – there are actually some free agents still available, including these free agents that are shockingly still available. [Bleacher Report]
One free agent who is no longer available? Well, go see for yourself! [TSN]
Buffalo Sabres time! Garth has some player profiles and videos of those players being interviewed over at his site. The future is bright, we hope! [Hockey Buzz]
And speaking of the future of the Sabres – interested in how their prospects rank among all NHL teams? Head over to Hockey Prospectus!
Enjoy your pay day! Or, if it’s not your pay day . . . just forget I mentioned the words “pay” and “day” together, and enjoy the day!