*Allan Muir with an interesting look at the goaltending situation in Ottawa now that the Senators just signed Craig Anderson to a new three year deal.
*PHT writer Ryan Dadoun says that new Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan is tasked with ending years of collapses in Toronto, and that will be no small task to “reverse the curse.” Shanahan has proven to be a bright innovator in the NHL world, however, and that’s exactly the kind of mind that’s going to take the Leafs out of the dark days.
*Niklas Lidstrom isn’t quite ready to take on a coaching role with the Red Wings after being away from the game to spend more time with his family.
*Shawn Thornton helped a number of Boston sports notables raise money for pet adoption and animal rescue organizations.
*Highly paid Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson is ready to hit the reset button in Toronto. Unfortunately the NHL isn’t like a Nintendo.
For something completely different: I was actually wondering what happened to Jared Lorenzen the other day, and lo and behold ESPN.com has a piece about the hefty lefty quarterback.