Scouting The Market: Zbynek Michalek

Our next victim for Scouting The Market? Zbynek Michalek Zbynek Michalek is a 27 year old defense man who has played the past couple years in Phoenix.  A very consistent, durable blueliner, Michalek is a shot blocking demon, leading the league in 08-09 and always near the top. A good positional defenseman, he’s not going to make too many mistakes,…

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Scouting The Market: Pavol Demitra

Up next in our wildly popular series, Scouting The Market, is Pavol Demitra. Pavol Demitra is a 35 year old center who played last season with Vancouver Canucks. The Slovak is said to be good friends with Marian Gaborik, and they have good chemistry when they were in teammates in Minnesota. Demitra had injury issues last year, only scoring 3…

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Scouting The Market: Anton Volchenkov

Up next in our tremendously exciting series, Scouting The Market, is Anton Volchenkov Anton Volchenkov is a rugged, hard-nosed, shot-blocking, crease-clearing defenseman, who has played the past couple of years with the Senators. The 28 year old is not offensive at all; his career high in goals is 4. But, he is exactly the crease clearing, physical presence the Rangers…

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Scouting The Market: Tomas Plekanec

This is the first of a new installment we like to call: Scouting The Market. In it, we discuss which potential free agents could pique the Rangers interest. First up: Tomas Plekanec. Tomas Plekanec is a 28 year old center, currently skating for the Canadiens. Born in the same town as Jaromir Jagr, Plekanec put up great numbers this year,…

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