Jose Theodore—Look at Me!

Shane GirouxSenior Analyst IFebruary 20, 2009

AD teased us with an upcoming story where Theodore took the gloves off against his former team, the Colorado Avalanche.

But what came out was barely more dramatic than the bruhaha surrounding the Montreal Canadiens.

Theodore basically says: "I wanted more money, so I went to the team that gave it."


"Look at the position I'm in now and where my game has been for the past two months. I think that pretty much speaks for itself," Theodore said.

OK, I'll look. And since I'm lazy with stats, I'll just cherry-pick the numbers that AD put in the article. He has posted a 2.78 goals against average and a .901 save percentage in his last 10 games. Impressive.

I wished Theodore the best when he left—and I still do—but let's be honest about the situation. If Theodore was playing behind this Avalanche squad, he'd be getting lit up like the Macy's Day Parade. Wait—that is held during the day. How about Las Vegas at night?

As Mike pointed out—if you think goaltending is the only problem with this team, then you're on crack. Or something to that effect.

I'm not sure if I'll get to a game preview today, but this was far too non-juicy to pass up.

One of the accounts and marketing folks from our company will be at the game, and I asked him to pick me up some game schwag. Apparently, Ovechkin's stick from the Caps' shootout win over the Habs went for $1125. I asked for a puck. They probably cost more.