The End of Martin Brodeur

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Twenty-year careers do not always age gracefully. Ray Bourque and John Elway bowed out at the perfect moment. Roger Clemens, Patrick Ewing, Shaq, and Jerry Rice didn’t listen to the Time/Space Continuum. Shaq’s career spiritually ended after the title in Miami and no one is going to remember a single team he tried out for after San Francisco. Thankfully, Ewing found coaching to give him a new light to stand in.

The second-greatest goalie in history has made it clear that he wants to be the next Patrick Ewing.

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AHL Realignment Examined

via TheAHL.com

via TheAHL.com

Today American Hockey League President/CEO Dave Andrews announced that there will be a shift in the geography of the AHL. This will not be an expansion move; it is a full-on relocation of multiple franchises to accommodate their NHL parents. Mostly Western Conference NHL teams. This may be the first time a minor league has enacted a wide-scale, forced realignment.

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