James was hit in the head in each of our last two games. He reported yesterday, not feeling like himself. He will be out indefinitely with a concussion.
Just in case any Caps fans want to argue that they are not a bandwagon fanbase, here is proof from their former coach.
"The success part is the growing of hockey in the D.C. area from 5,000 people a game when I got here to the team getting good and this becoming a hockey town and having a waiting list for season tickets," he said. "All of those things really is the successful part and the most important part. I think the growth of hockey is what I'm really happy about."
Trade News: The Flyers have traded Stefan Legein and a 6th round pick in 2012 to Los Angeles in exchange for future considerations, according to GM Paul Holmgren.
Max Talbot contract with Phi goes $2.5m, $2.25m, $2.25m, $1m, $1m. At first glance, seems to be a violation of the cap rules. Checking.
Why is Versus playing the Boston game over the Flyers game tonight in the DC market?
I honestly have no idea what is going through their mind. Philly is a closer market. Flyers finished above the B's. All that I know is that I'm pissed.
Anyone have any suggestions for the game tonight for a flyers fan trapped in DC?
LETS GO FLYERS
Led by center Ryan Kesler, Vancouver's second line is one of the best in the NHL. The loss of checking-line stalwart Manny Malhotra, though, puts the Canucks at a big disadvantage—even with Maxim Lapierre at his best—against Philadelphia, whose stellar third line is nearly as good as its first, thanks to players such as Kris Versteeg (above). Vancouver has the edge in goal, where Roberto Luongo is having one of his finest seasons. But the Blackhawks proved last year that a balanced club can overcome shaky goaltending and win a Cup. Flyers in six.