The Minnesota Wild were well aware of Dwayne Roloson’s struggles because they started while he still played for them.
Consistently generating shots inside the circles was important, to keep him from getting comfortable in the crease. But that didn’t happen, and Roloson emerged with a victory he needed as badly as his old mates.
Dallas Stars forward Bill Guerin will have surgery Thursday to repair a broken orbital bone, according to a report in Wednesday’s editions of The Dallas Morning News.
Lightning General Manager Jay Feaster is in an unenviable position.
He is taking plenty of heat from the NHL media and fans for not making any deadline trades, especially for a goalie. He could defend his position by coming forward with the trades he tried to make. If he does, he could anger some of his players – either the ones offered in trades or ones who could have lost their jobs to acquisitions.