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The Pens are still trying to re-sign Mark Recchi and Gary Roberts.
They will NOT be re-signing Nils Ekman, Ronald Petrovicky, Eric Cairns or Joel Kwiatkowski.
The Penguins seem to have some interest in retaining goalie Jocelyn Thibault and defensemen Rob Scuderi, Alain Nasreddine and Josef Melichar.
They are still pursuing, at minimum, one defensive defensemen, possibly two, and a top six winger.
So this article isnt about the big names that will impact teams dramatically with such names like Gomez, Briere, Drury, Kariya and so on .. instead im mixing things up and im going to talk about the players not many people are talking about .. sometimes its the small moves that win Stanley Cups .. not the drastic moves.
According to Bluejackets.com, its heard to me that on draft day coming up this friday, that the bluejackets will anounce their new team jerseys that will be worn on juring the 2007-2008 nhl season. This will be shown by a couple of jacket players just before the draft begins.
According to sportsnet.ca the Ottawa Senators might hire ex NHLer Dale Hunter as a coach. Hunter is a coach and a part owner of the London Knights of the OHL. The Ottawa Citizen writes ” Hunter is one of the best coaching prospects in the world and would make a great NHL coach.” Hunter coached the Knights to a Memorial Cup in 2004.
UFA defensmen Andy Sutton reportedly wants a 4 year deal worth $16 million, giving him $4 million per year. While he does not deserve this amount, he will probably get it, as there will be many overpayments this offseason. Thoughts?
According to some of the Canadian media, including the Toronto Sun, it will be announced as early as today that John Muckler has been fired as General Manager of the Ottawa Senators.
According to Eklund, Sergei Samsonov has been traded to Chicago for D Jassen Cullimore and F Tony Salmeleinen.
more to come
***Apparently, Jassen Cullimore’s contract will be bought out by the Habs, so Gainey will save $$$ by buying out 1,9M$ instead of 3,5M$ and will receive a prospect in the process…***
According to TFP, both Brad Stuart and Michal Handzus have received contract offers from their respective team.
go inside for more infos
Bryan McCabe, the NHL Draft, whats about Cujo and Ryan Smyth?
With the NHL’s draft not far away and free agency soon to be here by the end of the month. Here’s an inside track through what I’ve gathered the Leafs will be up to for this month and for the most part of this offseason….
As Per TSN.Ca
Sundin has Signed to a one year 5.5 million dollar contract! With a NTC.
Several years ago, Bobby Holik was a third line center shutdown specialist who helped his devils win the 2000 Stanley Cup. He was impressive enough that the infamously free spending Rangers gave him a gigantic raise and tried using him on the top 2 lines as a scorer as well.
Go inside to get the final standings and see if you’ve won a prize.