My thoughts on the draft, the weekend, Hall-of-Famer Eric Lindros; and much more...
Morning updates - Richards and Parenteau have indeed been bought out. And now Viktor Stalberg and Cody Hodgson are on waivers for the purpose of a buyout. Stalberg is what he is. On the right team, he can be a 20-goal, 45-point guy. Hodgson is boom or bust, and the right fit for him (maybe three or four teams out there) could see him reach that potential. The wrong fit (the other 26 teams) could see him Cheechoo his way over to Europe.
Breaking news - Pavel Datsyuk underwent surgery on torn ankle tendons and the Red Wings do not expect him back before November. With this news, the Wings are in need of a scoring-line center ... which makes it unlikel