For the last 15 years, Donnie Sweeney has graced the blue line for the Boston Bruins.
I am going to miss the guy. He wasn't the best player, but he was a guy you root for. I met him once in his second year or so while he was doing the Bruins' Wives Carnival. He was terrific with the fans and a class act.
First Ottawa dealt Radek Bonk to LA who flipped him to Montreal with Huet for Mathieu Garon. Now they've traded Public Enemy #1 in Ottawa, Patrick Lalime to the St. Louis Blues for a conditional fourth-round draft pick in 2005.