I don't hate the name, but I don't love it either. When you have a classic non-corporate arena name for all these years, anything would sound weird though. It'll get shortened by the fans though. The official name is the Little Caesars Arena, but everyone will just call it Caesars, which doesn't sound so bad.
Yeah...there's a problem with that...this is right across the river:
We're gonna have to call it the LCA or give it some other nickname.
The 3-on-3 OT last night in Tampa got me thinking about who we would/should put in our OT lineup. I came up with this...
Current Roster w/injuries
Goose-Zetterberg Tatar-Richards Larkin-Abby?
Kronwall Green Smith
I'd be kind of worried about having Smith out there on the third pairing but he has the speed to push the pace. Larkin and Abby are both good defenders so they can help cover up some of his mistakes.
Zetterberg-Pasha Larkin-Tatar Franzen-Goose
Kronwall Green Dekeyser
There are so many different combinations we could use. I would love to get Pulks out there with his shot but he worries me on the defensive end. If Jurco can have a resurgence under Blashill he would be a good option out there as well. If Jensen had made the team I would've put him out there in a heartbeat.
No way in hell I'd put Franzen out there in 3-on-3 OT, he's a pylon and would be blown past in a heartbeat and boom, game is over. Get someone fast like Ferraro out there instead.
1. Larkin gets sent down when Dats/Helm return, but the next time he gets called up he stays up for good
2. Green returns to prominence and makes the ASG
3. Boston gets a top-3 draft pick from the lotto