Thursday, January 10, 2002

Bloomer says not to pro sports pork: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) "put the brakes Monday on plans to build two new baseball stadiums, saying the city's budget woes mean there will be no funding for the projects this year," Newsday reports.

Tuesday, January 08, 2002

Lindrochuckles: Eric Lindros hasn't lost his sense of humor through the whole ugly concussion mess. Asked how long he's been headache-free since the Mark Smith collision, Lindros smiles, "I can't remember!"

Monday, January 07, 2002

Milan Kraft Vs. Kris Beech: Hockey's Future compares the two penguin prospects. "We have an unfair battle there. Beech has post many more points then Kraft this season and Kraft just got send to the minors. Beech won the first "battle" between the two top prospects of the Penguins, but the war is not done yet."

Who will win the Calder trophy: Hockey's Future predicts who could win the Calder this season as best rookie NHLer. Dany Heatley is #1, Ilya Kovalchuk #2.
Will the Devils lose Bobby Holik? ESPN the Magazine asks "Will either party benefit from Holik's departure? Not likely. The Devils will miss Holik's gritty game. He's a perfect fit for the club's two-way defensive style of play. And, they'll miss his ability to shut down the game's top players. And Holik will miss being in a system that plays to his strengths as a power forward. He could end up in a really good spot, or he could end up rotting away on a losing team. Either way, it'll be a risk. A risk neither side (especially the Devils) needs to take."