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.
Press conference today at 12:00 in Winnipeg. TSN.ca and NHL.com specifically will be broadcasting it (not sure if any other sites will be haven't looked) According to sources Bettman and True North will both be there to make the annoucment.