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PIERRE McGUIRE'S IN THE CREASE
Sarah Kwak
October 13, 2008
Injuries to Penguins defensemen Ryan Whitney and Sergei Gonchar mean slick youngsters Kristopher Letang and Alex Goligoski will get lots of ice time. This will ultimately create defensive depth but could lead to early-season mistakes.... Flyers prospect Claude Giroux, a swift winger, will make an impact before the season's out.... The Rangers' season may hinge on whether defenseman Wade Redden can rebound after two poor seasons in Ottawa.... Former Canadiens defenseman Mark Streit should upgrade the Islanders' power play from awful (29th last season) to average.
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October 13, 2008

Pierre Mcguire's In The Crease

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Injuries to Penguins defensemen Ryan Whitney and Sergei Gonchar mean slick youngsters Kristopher Letang and Alex Goligoski will get lots of ice time. This will ultimately create defensive depth but could lead to early-season mistakes.... Flyers prospect Claude Giroux, a swift winger, will make an impact before the season's out.... The Rangers' season may hinge on whether defenseman Wade Redden can rebound after two poor seasons in Ottawa.... Former Canadiens defenseman Mark Streit should upgrade the Islanders' power play from awful (29th last season) to average.

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