Monday, October 16, 2006

Grahame ready to meet Lightning

The Globe and Mail's Al Maki picks up on an interesting side story for tonight's Carolina-Tampa Bay game, where Hurricanes' backup netminder John Grahame may have a chance to face his former team — and head coach John Tortorella, who spent more than a few unkind words on the goalie during last year's playoffs.
Asked if he was planning to fling a verbal dart at Tortorella, who by no means thinks anything is his fault, Grahame replied: "Something might come out, you know. It depends on how revved up I get."


At 2:24 p.m., October 16, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Grahame has never been a great goaltender, and probably never will be, but the way Tortorella scapegoated him last year was pretty sad. News flash: He's not Khabibulin.

At 4:34 p.m., October 16, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

1) We like Totorella's feistynes, BUT that only goes so far in coaching
2) After a while the players tune you out. With your better coaches( Arbour/Bowman, etc you can't usually tell the score by looking at them
3) Graham is/was not the best goalie, but wasn't the whole reason for TB's decline last season.


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