Monthly Archives: August 2009

From Russo’s Rants: [Wild] Prospect Tournament Info

As you can see, a lot of tryout players had to be added to fill out the roster because the Wild doesn’t have a lot of eligible players due to having few draft picks in recent years. via Russo’s Rants » Blog Archive » Prospect Tournament Info. Submitted for a little perspective.  

BREAKING: Dany Heatley Requests Trade from Team Canada

Apparently miffed that he was required to read aloud in preparation for Team Canada’s orientation camp, and irked by his reduction in ice-time over the last three years, Dany Heatley has asked to be dealt and has submitted a short list of countries he would prefer to have been born in. More here.  

This is a Pointless Exercise

But still I find myself thinking about it. Because it’s August. The following jersey numbers are unclaimed as of now: 4 – last worn by Rob Blake. Reserved for Hickey? 10 – last worn by Alyn McCauley. Reserved for Schenn? 12 – last worn by POS 19 – last worn by Kyle Calder 21 – last…

Kings Franchise All-Jersey-Number Hall of Shame Squad

Even more subjective than the last post, but a kind of obvious companion to it. I did not consider anyone pre-black-silver-Chevron era, because my memory is not good enough to recall people I disliked pre-…(um)…Mikko Makela. And it wouldn’t be fair. Again, the rules are: to qualify, you have to be, according to me, the…