Forbes has ranked the NHL’s 30 teams by their dollar value. They’ve got the Maple Leafs pegged as the first hockey team worth a billion bucks.
If the lockout drags on, Minnesota Wild employees will be whacked with a 20 percent pay cut.
Great story in the New York Times on how, in the wake of last year’s tragedy, coach Tom Rowe (Lynn, Mass.) is leading Lokomotiv Yaroslavl to success.
Six of the 12 teams in ECAC Hockey are ranked in the current national polls. Impressive!
The NHL and the players’ union are set to meet with a federal mediator this afternoon.
On this day in 2009, the Bruins scored three power-play goals (honest to God!) against the Senators, but Milan Michalek buried the equalizer for Ottawa with 20 ticks left. Things went to the shootout where Michael Ryder – Boston’s fourth shooter – beat Brian Elliott before Tim Thomas stopped Carrie Underwood’s husband, securing a 4-3 victory for the B’s.
Today on NEHJ
First we’ll have Shawn Hutcheon’s latest Juniors Journal, which discusses the formation of the USPHL here in New England.
Later on today we’ll have this week’s Women’s Journal from Kat Hasenauer Cornetta, who salutes three standout sophomores.
Who cares if the odds are 175 million to one, or that I haven’t actually bought a ticket. I’m still going to contemplate what life would be like if I win tonight’s Powerball drawing, which is expected to have a $500 million jackpot.