Trading draft picks started BEFORE the beginning of the universal draft in 1969. It was, for the most part, a failed experiment.
Remember Maggie the Macaque? I guarantee the TSN panel in 2006 does.
Shawn Horcoff. Keith Ballard. Matt Stajan. Mike Komisarek. The list is a lot longer than that, but it sometimes feels like every team in the league has a player or two whose contracts they’d love to make disappear. That’s why some sort of amnesty buyout could be an appealing option when the NHL and NHLPA…
I’m not sure why management at TEAM 1260 hasn’t seen fit to give me my own radio show yet, but until they correct that oversight, I’m happy to ride shotgun twice a week as a co-host with Jason Gregor and thankful for fill-in gigs like the one I’ll have Saturday on Nation Radio.