Jose Theodore is still an unrestricted free agent on August 10. Most teams have solidified their goaltending position and there just aren't enough seats for all the kids at the party.
On the surface, it appears like his career could be winding down as he faces another crossroads. The NHL landscape has taken a sudden turn and it has players like Theodore asking himself—what now?
Personal tragedy, new economic and philosophical realities, and negative stigmas stand between him and another shot at the Stanley Cup.
Theodore has many challenges ahead of him, but I will outline five reasons why this former league MVP can go from unemployed to a Cup parade.