Jean-Philippe Cote from the Syracuse Crunch delivers a massive hip0check to Blake Geoffrion along the boards during last night's Syracuse Crunch/Hamilton Bulldogs game played in Montreal. Geoffrrion, who left the ice under his own power, was hospitalizeed as a result of the hit..
So Habs fans were getting annoyed by Jay Rosehill's tactics during Saturday's loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Jacques Martin summed things up this way on Sunday, "It’s tough for me to ask Raphael Diaz to pick up David Steckel and throw him around." With the team struggling, and facing the Flyers and Bruins this week, maybe they should look at calling up Fitz! Zack Fitgerald led the AHL in penalty minutes two seasons ago, and has 31 in 5 games so far to go with a single goal. He's on and AHL deal, so I'd have to see how the team handles that kind of call-up. Could it really hurt at this point? Only problem is the 'Dogs are hurting for d-men at the moment.
Tragedy struck the hockey world as reports were released that Brendan Burke, son of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke, passed away Friday due to injuries he suffered in a car accident. Brendan's courage will not be forgotten.