Monthly Archives: July 2003

Avs cut loose Keane

According to the Avalanche spokesman Hayne Ellis, the team has bought out the final year on the contract of the 36-year-old Mike Keane. The move ends the second stint with the Avalanche for Keane.

Could this be a cost-cutting move to maybe acquire a veteran goalie, like Potvin? But probably just to clear room for prospects and the new signings of Kariya and Selanne.

May Resigns with Vancouver.

The Vancouver Canucks re-signed unrestricted free agent Brad May to a two-year contract. The physical winger was unable to reach agreement with the Canucks after the season ended and hit the free-agent market July 1. But the Canucks were able to reel him in.

Marchment Signs With Toronto

Bryan Marchment has just signed a 1-year $2 Mil deal with the Leafs.

Leetch Gone, de Vries In?

Pat Morris, Greg de Vries’ agent, mentioned to the Toronto Star that de Vries will sign in the next 48 hours.

Cujo To ….

According to Fan590, Curtis Joseph will not accept a trade to the Boston Bruins. The big team now in this situation are the St. Louis Blues.

Thrashers Prospect Camp

Thrashers prospect camp opens up today and will run through July 19. This gives management and coaches one of their first real looks at many of Atlanta’s youngsters trying to come up through the system. Not too much else happening in my little corner of the league, so this is the best I could do for now.

Signs That The Apocalypse Is Upon Us

On a day when the most exciting thing in sports is a life-sized bratwurst being clocked with a baseball bat (put your Freudian analogies away, because I ain’t goin’ there), I thought it would be a good time to reveal the signs in both the NHL and HTR that will let you know the end of the world is nigh…….

Holes that need filling

Which teams are most in need of a change?

Hartnell signs, Arkhipov close

The Predators came to terms with one of their important restricted free agents, winger Scott Hartnell on July 9. Terms were not disclosed, however the Nashville Tennessean reported that Hartnell likely accepted a qualifying offer of $1.18 million by the team.

Coyotes sign Hulse

According to the Phoenix Coyotes have signed rugged defenseman Cale Hulse. The deal is said to be a multi-year deal.

Jouisey calls conference

The New Jersey Devils have called a conference to report that their eldest defenceman Ken Daneyko will retire after completing his last goal and to retire after winning Lord Stanley’s Cup.

Take Back Time

Ever regret an outcome of a trade?, or been yelling at the TV when that player who used to be on your team returns and scores a goal on you? Take your favourite team and take back all those mistakes your franchise has made and put those players back on your team. Either if it is a trade, waiver, inability to resign you have the power to take back time. This was posted awhile back, but more trades have occured, and many new wow members have come.

Dallas TRYING to fill gap left by Hatcher.

Sports radio 850 WEEI in Boston is reporting that the Dallas stars will sign Don Sweeney.