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Newark, NJ – Devils’ President/CEO/General Manager Lou Lamoriello tonight released the following statement in regard to defenseman Henrik Tallinder:
“Henrik Tallinder has been diagnosed with acute thrombophlebitis of the lower left leg and will be out six to eight weeks.”
While it certainly can’t be said with a straight face that Ryan Miller doesn’t get enough respect, there are some pundits out there who have declared, almost as a foregone conclusion, that the 30-year old Sabres franchise netminder will still be solid but won’t be able to duplicate his Vezina-worthy magic of 2009-10.
Whether because of changes in the Sabres defensive corps, having played too many games, or simply from the difficulty of maintaining such a high level of play in an ultra-competitive league where the difference in the talent level of goaltenders has shrunk significantly, discussions by many about Miller’s prospects for the upcoming season are accompanied by buzzwords and catch phrases like “dropoff” and “coming back down to earth”.
• Tom Gulitti discusses the disappointing finish last season from Jamie Langenbrunner. Said Langenbrunner on the media’s theories for his late-season struggles:
“I usually don’t read what goes on, but after the season I read a lot of what was said and I’m not going to comment on what’s the truth and what’s not,” Langenbrunner told me. “It’s probably somewhere in the middle of what’s said. I’m not going to drag that out there. That’s the past. I’m happy about the direction the team is going and looking forward to that.”
via Bob McKenzie tweet,
Henrik Tallinder signs in NJ. 4 years x $3.375.
Sabres now need some defensive help.