Coulda swore the National Hockey League never returned from its 2005 lockout. No, wait, don't I sorta remember a hip little hiccup back in 2008?
Honestly, they tell me there will be a Dallas Stars game down at American Airlines Center tonight. Marc Crawford is the new coach. Brenden Morrow is the old captain. Mike Modano is still hanging around. And Sean Avery long ago left.
What gets us excited about hockey in September? Two words ...
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