Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/04/13 at 06:50 AM ET
TSN Hockey Insiders Bob McKenzie, Pierre LeBrun and Darren Dreger gathered for the latest installment of Insider Trading and the topics discussed were Ilya Bryzgalov's ECHL tryout, Patrick Roy's fine and the Sedins twins' contract talks.
Is Patrick Roy on the hook for paying his fine?
Bob McKenzie - A common practice in the NHL when we hear about a coach being fined $10,000 is that they don't actually cash the cheque. They put it in a security deposit and it's basically a good behavior bond. If you don't act up in the next six months or a year, you get the money back. But in this particular case, because Patrick Roy is such a high profile guy and because there was such physical contact with that partition that went down and almost onto of Bruce Boudreau, my understanding is that Roy is actually out of pocket $10,000....
Is head coach Peter Laviolette on the hot seat in Philadelphia?
Dreger - Winning cures all but the Flyers did not play well in the preseason and it drags back to the postseason, where things did not bode well for the Flyers. There is a sense of fear of impending doom for some around the organization and without question Laviolette is in toruble....
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