If you were in the Metro Detroit area over the last few days you may have had a run in with a Red Wing or two as they were out on their Hockeytown Thanks Tour. Players were seen around town including captain Nicklas Lidstrom making pizza’s at a local Little Caesers and Pavel Datsyuk serving coffee via the drive thru at Tim Horton’s:
The season may be winding down, but there’s still the playoffs lurking right around the corner. It may seem like a short time, but the offseason is a long way off. While some teams will undoubtedly be looking at the 09-10 season sooner than others one thing is certain; the elite teams that have spent up to the salary cap ceiling will have to do some creative work to hold together for next year.