Martin Lapointe's contract with the Bruins could have a dramatic impact on what other mid-level free agents get.
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San Jose GM Dean Lombardi had to sign a lot of free agents this offseason. He got them all in, even Owen Nolan, but he says it wasn't just him who deserves credit.
Pat Burns was unceremoniously dismissed as coach of the Bruins in October. But at season's end when his contract expires from his job in Boston, Burns will have lots of options.
The Blues are a great team. But GM Larry Pleau thinks they won't truly be great until they win it all. Can they?