Monthly Archives: July 2004

Recchi Signs with Pens

This has been a long time comming. Mark Recchi has agreed to a multi year deal.

Flyers could trade Roenick!

According to a report on Comcast Sportsnet in Philadelphia, the Flyers have asked the agent for Jeremy Roenick to provide them with a list of teams that he would like to play for. The Flyers are trying to reduce payroll with the new CBA on the horizon. Although Roenick is not the same player he used to be, his heart and determination are not found around the league as much anymore.

Boston, say goodbye

Boston bruins captain Joe Thornton has been the centre of rumors stating that he is disgruntled and wants out of Boston. Apparently, those were true.

Rolston Joins the Wild

Various reports have confirmed that the Minnesota Wild have signed Brian Rolston to a three year deal worth $9M.

Rolston joins his former coach Jacques Lemaire.

The Boston Bruins have now lost their second forward from their top six. Mike Knuble has signed with the Flyers earlier this month while. It is expected to see Glen Murray sign with a team soon, which would mean that the Boston Bruins have lost three top forwards in their lineup, Murray, Rolston, and Knuble.

WHA Update

Franchise owners in the World Hockey Association today announced their Draft Exemptions for the 2004-05 season.

It'll make 2 Million dollars please, would you like an apple pie with that?

According to, Alexander Ovechkin’s team (Moscow Dynamo) has set their own price for the transfer of their brightest prospect…

Suchy to the Jackets

Yesterday, the Blue Jackets aquired Radoslav Suchy from the ‘Yotes along with a 6th round pick in ’05 for Columbus’ 4th round pick in ’05.

Tom Fitzgerald Done as a Leaf, Francis Hanging up the Skates

The FAN590 reported on its Tuesday morning update that forward Tom Fitzgerald, an unrestricted free agent, will not be offered a contract by the Maple Leafs. Fitzgerald, who turns 35 in August, has been an effective penalty-killer for Toronto and has compiled 11 goals in 135 games played over the past two seasons.

Meanwhile, future Hall-of-Famer Ron Francis is expected to announce his retirement shortly.


Brett Hull coming home?? reports rumors of the “golden” one returning to his rightfull home. An interveiw with Hulls agent and brother Bobby Hull Jr. have left the great fans in St. Louis on the edge of their seats expecting a return.

Quenville Heading for a Rocky Mountain High

Former St. Lous Blues coach, Joel Quenville, will be named the new coach of the Colorado Avalanche, according to TSN.CA. Quenville will replace Tony Granato, who took over for Bob Hartley in 2002. Quenville was let go by the Blues last season. Quenville was interviewed by the New York Rangers but not given the job as they announced today that Tom Renney would retain the head coaching position.

''It's been alot of fun, but it's time to move on!''

One of the most coveted UFA center and Stanley Cup finalist, Craig Conroy, agreed to a contract with the Los Angeles Kings today.

Off-Season Shopping list…

During this off-season the New York Islanders should show interest in:

Renney to coach NYR, Weinrich stays in St.Louis and O'donnell goes to Phoenix!

The Score is reporting that the Rangers next head coach will be Tom Renney.

Also, the St.Louis Blues have signed veteran defensemen Eric Weinrich and the Phoenix Coyotes agreed to terms with defensemen Sean O’Donnell.