Would any club pick him up at this point in his career, or does he need to sit another few years?
I think he's probably done at this point, how long did he sit after Buffalo turfed him?
In other views, hopefully the Isles make these types of surprising mid-summer personnel changes a tradition, because they bridge the gap nicely from the end of the early free-agent frenzy, and the start of the rookie and summer camps.
If I were ESPN, I would hire Nolan as a replacement for Melrose. He ould be a good addition there and since he will not sniff s head coach job in years,it would be a good move for him.
"Marriage is like that show ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’, but it’s not funny. All the problems are the same, but you know instead of all the funny, pithy dialogue, everybody is really pissed off and tense. Marriage is like a tense, unfunny version of 'Everybody Loves Raymond', only it doesn't last 22 minutes. It lasts forever."
Now the question is, how is this going to affect the cap? Will we also be able to resign Hossa or are we going to unfortunately see him walk? The big dilemma had always seemed to be, Hossa or Franzen because you're not getting both.