It’s official. Sydor for Boucher. I just woke up (yeah, it’s noon – so what? It’s also Sunday.), so pardon my only semicoherent thoughts on this one.
I’ll admit it – my first thought was “Hmm. Wonder if Niskanen changes his number for Syd.” Not the most insightful thought, certainly, but still an odd one. Will Niskanen go back to wearing 15, like he did in high school and college? Or will Syd take 55 or something like that? Who knows. I guess we’ll find out soon enough.
I haven’t really fully processed this information (running on about 4 hours of sleep and all). I do know that I want to wish Philippe Boucher the best in Pittsburgh – hey, you’re on a contender now, Boo-Boo!
I also wanted to share this with you, from the Stanley Cup Finals in 2000. No one can say that Sydor won’t bring this team heart: