Is Gillis 100% sure that this Luongo deal is close with the phantom team?
Cory doesn't look so hot right now.
I think Vancouver is a team primed for a first round exit if Cory is in net.
Personally I dont think there even is a phantom team. Gillis is just using the media to try to push a team to offer more than they are currently offering.
Very interested to see how Schneider does if/when they do end up moving Lu. The part of me that hates the Canucks would hope he fails, but the part of me that wants my fantasy team to do well wants him to succeed
He was born in Toronto and grew up playing minor hockey in St. Catharines.
But when it comes to the NHL, Dougie Hamilton will take the Bruins over the Maple Leafs in a heartbeat.
“I’m just happy to be here (in Boston) and happy I’m not in Toronto,” Hamilton told the Toronto Sun.
Who can blame him? If you were a 19-year-old defenceman with a team that won the Stanley Cup just 19 months ago and had the chance to play alongside Zdeno Chara, wouldn’t you feel the same?
Of course, he can’t completely escape the Toronto scene.
With friends and family in attendance, the Bruins will visit the ACC next Saturday for a Feb. 2 showdown with the Leafs. Having been selected ninth overall in 2011 with a pick acquired by Boston in the Phil Kessel trade, he can expect to be swarmed by reporters from the moment he arrives at the rink.
Having been through the same experience two years ago, Brampton’s Tyler Seguin, another remnant of the Kessel trade, was asked if he had any advice for Hamilton in handling the Toronto media onslaught.
“You can’t prepare for that,” Seguin chuckled. “How?