Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Voice of Sport at The Hockey Writers: Alex Kovalev And The Upcoming NHL Roster Freeze


Alex Kovalev - The Russian Riddle
(Dan4th/Flickr)

The NHL's annual holiday roster freeze is set to begin on December 19th, and Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray must decide whether he will attempt to make a trade before the deadline. With four games over the holiday period, if the Senators continue with their inconsistent play, it may be too late after the break to pull the trigger on a trade that will save the season in Ottawa.

There is also a growing rift between head coach Cory Clouston and Alex "the Russian Riddle" Kovalev - How long can they coexist before the situation becomes yet another distraction for the struggling Sens?

Read about the week ahead for Bryan Murray at The Hockey Writers

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