It’s summertime. It’s days like today that the NHL needs to take a page out of the NBA book and have a summer league. Even if its a handful of guys that
want to play, create a six team league and fill it with the guys that want to play. Late July/August is just a suck for hockey – and the only thing they really have to contend with is NFL training camp. It would definitely kill any cabin fever that I am having for hockey in the dead of the summer.
The NHL is already in panic mode over the Heritage Classic. Without an open dome, it doesn’t make that game real special between the Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks – which isn’t really a hotbed of rivalry anyways. [NHL.com].
**Spoiler Alert** And a non hockey link – since we are talking about a dome.
Are you watching Under the Dome? I am a huge Stephen King fan – and have been enthralled by the series. Now I haven’t read the book, but I hear its different enough to have turned off some King die-hards, but the King of Fear has given his blessing on the show. Things are heating up in Chester’s Mill – if you haven’t been watching, you might want to catch up, and tune in Monday. [Hollywood Reporter].
Who are going to be the leaders of the major stat categories next year? With buyouts and a smaller cap – will new stars emerge? [Bleacher Report].