Monthly Archives: October 2009

Hockey Rumors and News – October 2, 2009

1. Michael Nylander’s days with the Caps nearly done

2. Sens owner says Heatley left ‘sour taste’

3. Shanny opts out as Devils go with kids

4. Dallas Stars give Robidas four-year deal

Leafs Seek To Beat (and Beat Up) The Competition

When the John Ferguson era with the Toronto Maple Leafs ended in January 2008 the cupboards were bereft of youth, talent, depth and skill.

20 months and 2 GMs later, there is finally some sense of optimism, direction and hope in Leaf Nation.

NJ Devils cut winger Brendan Shanahan

Rich Chere/The Star-Ledger

There was speculation as to the status of veteran right winger Brendan Shanahan, who did not take part in Thursday morning’s Devils practice.

NHL News and Rumors – October 1, 2009

1. Kostitsyn’s career with Habs hangs in the balance


3. Zubov asks Senators for trade

4. Dispute May Prevent Viewers From Watching N.H.L. Openers on DirecTV

5. Gainey, Martin question Leafs’ physical approach

6. Kovalchuk unlikely to re-sign by season opener