CAPitalism 101

Two years ago, Mark Parrish signed the longest contract in the history of his hometown team, the Minnesota Wild.

Now with THREE YEARS left on the deal, the 31-year-old right wing

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On the Waitingfront

Bob: You could be a contender.


Mats: I need more time.

O’Byrne cleared of charges

Canadiens defenceman Ryan O'Byrne has been cleared of all charges related to an incident at a Tampa Bay bar, RDS is reporting.

He has recently completed a five-month transition

It’s hard waiting for a soft deadline

Will Mats Sundin announce his choice of teams on Friday?

Probably not.

Sundin's agent, J.P. Barry, told the Toronto Star he and his client have arrived at what the

Bouwmeester signs

The Miami Herald reports the Florida Panthers have avoided an arbitration hearing tomorrow by signing star defenceman Jay Bouwmeester to a one-year contract for $4. 9 million.


Domino theory

Boston Globe beat man Fluto Shinzawa looks at the summer's unfinished business, including the chain of events that will be triggered by Mats Sundin's decision:
First, the

Sundin-free Sunday

There is no Mats Sundin news today.

There is no other hockey news worth mentioning.

So turn off your computer, go out and get some sun.

It'll do you good.

And maybe

Market watch

 Minnesota Wild and Pierre-Marc Bouchard have avoided arbitration – and the Wild have locked up a talented young player who would have been eligible for unrestricted free agency

Canucks’ Plan V?

Vancouver may trade for Antoine Vermette if they don't land Mats Sundin.

From the Vancouver Province, based on an Ottawa Sun story:

According to a report in the Ottawa

It’s in the bag(ish) … sort of … maybe

Have the salt shaker ready while reading this from Eklund, the anonymous (that pic is the only known photo of him) blogger at

Some quotes from various