The end of the season came early for the former Edmonton Oilers captain. Season ending hip surgery is involved but with only six games played this year, his season was already over. November 27th was the last time Andrew Ference skated for the Oilers this season and may be the last time ever.
Lindy Ruff’s line blender works. His line changes and Tyler Seguin’s two goals in 32 seconds blew open the second period, giving the Dallas Stars all they needed to topple a tired Columbus Blue Jackets team.
Every once in a while a player will request a trade. Reasons can come from them being unhappy with management, coaching or lack of team success. This can be a cancer in the locker room and really affect a team, sometimes it works out beat for both parties, but most of the time there is a clear cut winner.