Helm getting rest, datsyuk hopefully getting his legs back in another situation less important (to us), Weiss going through his rehab assignment, Howard (hopefully) finding his form on a larger stage, plus the confidence that comes from representing your country.
As long as there isn't any major injuries during the tournament, it could be fruitful.
It just seems high risk/high reward,
(The higher risk being the obvious) pavel, and Z's back.
Good call. This could be the turning point for him this season. We can hope, anyhow.
Then you have too much time on your hands, and end up getting into weird hobbies like collecting American Girls dolls. Then you start going to American Girl doll conventions and everyone thinks you're a pervert.
Good old time hockey! Yes!! Torts was fired up and so was his team. It's a great thing to see all this passion. Not all the time, of course, but games like this shouldn't happen once every ten years in this league.