Aulie Out, Getzlaf In, Burke Talks, Attendance Shocking
Keith Aulie has been injured indefinitely. Ryan Getzlaf will be a part of Team Canada. Brian Burke talks the favorite in the tournament, and the NHL has released its attendance records of this season. The numbers are shocking, read on to learn more of each of these brief news stories.
The Toronto Marlies have lost Keith Aulie indefinitely after he seperated his shoulder. The incident occurred when the 6’6″ defenceman was tripped into the end boards while trying to beat out an icing call.
Meanwhile, a quote from Bob McKenzie: “Jeff Carter has been told his services are not required. Getzlaf on the team.”
Ryan Getzlaf suffered a high ankle sprain that many felt would leave him out for quite a while; however, last night he returned to action with a 4 point night (2G, 2A) and it seems that ankle is just fine.
Brian Burke spoke out about Yzerman’s comments to suggest that Russian is the favorite. “Yzerman did the right thing. It takes the pressure off.” Burke went on to state “anyone putting money on this knows Canada is the favorite.”
Team Canada’s first game is on Tuesday against Norway.
The NHL released their average attendance records of this season and the numbers are shocking. Find out what teams went up, what teams went way down, how the Coyotes have faired, and how the Maple Leafs have placed despite a terrible start to the year.
Micheal A. Aldred