Adam Gretz of the Eye on Hockey with a look at the top scoring seasons by a forward age 40 or more going back to 1979-80. Teemu Selanne's 2010/11 effort easily tops the list and, in fact, Mark Recchi's 48 points from last year were good for fourth on the list. Man at the same time that players that are younger and younger are having a bigger impact, these old-timers are doing better than ever.
John Fischer from In Lou We Trust with a look at just how rare it would be for a teenager like Adam Larsson to crack an NHL roster. John deals with games played over points, which is what we're really interested in. I've done some research into this before, don't have the numbers right in front of me but it's pretty rare for a dman to jump into the NHL and produce immediately following being drafted, which is what made Cam Fowler's 40 point season last year such a phenomenal accomplishment. I think I remember saying at the time that Fowler's 40 points were the most by a dman in the season following his draft since Phil Housley had 66 in 1982/83. All that to say that I wouldn't expect much offensively from Adam Larsson this season, that is if he even makes the team.
Patrick Kane 's injured wrist is making some nice progress as he says he thinks he can play in as many as four pre-season games to prep for the real thing.
Chris Clark (yes, he's still in the league) has accepted a try-out from the Bruins... dude hasn't had more than 20 points in any of the last four seasons.
After playing in Germany last year, Manny Legace will try-out for the Canucks this month. That will be a tough team to crack but if he's willing to be patient then he could get a shot in the AHL (or maybe NHL) once Cory Schneider gets traded.
Good stuff here as on Andrew Ference's day with the Cup he used ony a bike to transport the Cup around... that's respectable...