Time to sell high on Luongo in a one-year league? Perhaps. The Canucks are down four defensemen and there is no timetable for the return of Dan Hamhuis.
We have some exciting news - a few DobberHockey vets have taken on the task of putting together their Top 100 Roto Players list. Click on the link to the left (or here) to access the new list. You will be impressed!
Caught food poisoning last night and had to stop writing at this point. So here is what I have so far, and I'll try to get back at it after lunch.
Both Pacioretty and Cammalleri were back in practice yesterday. From what I gather, Pacioretty will be back next game and I'm guessing Cammy is still a good week away.
Pittsburgh prospect goalie Brad Thiessen was the AHL player of the week. His numbers down there: 22-5-3, 1.87 and 0.925. He turns 25 next month. Unless Fleury or Johnson get hurt, I don't see him catching a break. But he's certainly earned one, and he's passed John Curry on the depth chart again.
Does this not sound like a concussion? Teams are so afraid to say that word. Brad Richards owners - be worried.
There is a flu bug going around the Blackhawks dressing room. Patrick Kane is among the victims. I think he'll play, but don't count on 100%. Then again, these athletes seem to explode for five goals when they're feeling their worse, so this info is probably no help.
Hilarious trivia answer, via Puck Daddy: