Sandie is at the draft combine today so I am pinch-hitting for her with the Cupcakes.
One of Patrick Roy's players from the Remparts is at the combine today and had some nice things to say about his former coach:
"He was confident and he always wanted to win," Etchegary said. "I never met someone who wanted to win as bad as he did. It was like, no matter who we played, a last-place team or first-place team, he wanted to score and win. And win badly.
The Avs site has a nice recap of the Avalanche players in recently completed World Championships.
Five players came away with medals with Matt Hunwick, Erik Johnson, Aaron Palushaj and Paul Stastny winning bronze for the United States and Gabriel Landeskog winning gold for Sweden
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed Forsberg to a contract. Wait, not that one - it's goalie Anton Forsberg.
On Tuesday, the team inked Anton Forsberg, a sixth round pick from the 2011 draft, to a three-year deal. A strong season in the Swedish Elite League helped raise the 20-year-old netminder's stock, and he will likely have a chance to take the spot in the AHL that [Curtis] McElhinney occupied this season