Goaltender Craig Anderson
enters his UFA year, but steady progress, and a better defense in front of him, keeps the Cats' number 2 a happy backup, writes Sarah Rothschild
of the Miami Herald
. And you may have seen the entry photo at some point, too.
Also from the Herald
, George Richards is running a contest with some swell prizes (50 mile limit on the limo? Gonna have to discuss that one, GR). Head on over
Just ask the guys - not classic fighters by any stretch - who were banged around early last season sticking up for Olli and company. Noah Welch lost almost the entire year due to a fall during a scuffle. It's comforting having a few bulldogs lurking, especially patrolling the blueline.
Scouts? Apparently our boys in suits "with contracts in their hands" (don't get bent out of shape, that was a Slap Shot reference for the newbies) were spotted at last evening's Sabres/Blue Jackets game in Columbus, or so claims Michael Arace at the Dispatch.
Intriguing. Afinogenov of Buffalo? Huselius of the Jackets? Er, no way on that one.