Rankings from Duha
For last Saturday's paper, venerable Globe and Mail columnist Eric Duhatschek, known for simplicity's sake as Duha in the newsroom, ranked all 30 NHL teams based on how they fared in the league's free agency scramble the past few weeks.
While I don't agree with much of what he wrote — the Oilers at No. 2? — the piece is well worth a read. I would have loved to see Eric go more out on a limb with some of his forecasts for the revamped squads, although that's a minor quibble. In my mind, seeing a full-colour sports centrespread on hockey in August is never a bad thing.
Now if they could just give me an assignment like this...