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Trade in the Works for Chicago/NYR?

Larry Brooks has reported that the Rangers and Blackhawks are discussing a deal that would involve Jassen Cullimore and Petr Prucha.

Staal in, Letang out

Ray Shero has annoounced that the Penguins will keep Jordan Staal with the team this season. He has also announced that Kris Letang will be sent back to his junior team, Val d’Or of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

What's goin on in Philly?

Another blowout. the final score in the game against Pittsurgh was 8-2. What is the problem?

Is Samsonov drawing the line in Montreal?

According to the Boston Globe: ”Abbott fell short of saying he has asked Montreal management to find his client a new home — new home as in different city rather than different line. However, it took very little reading between the lines to figure out that Samsonov would prefer to be dealt.”

The EA Curse?

The 2006-2007 season is upon us, which also means that the new NHL07 from EA sports has also hit the stands at your local video and gaming stores, bringing with it the EA curse.

Will Theo play against the Habs?

The Colorado Avalanche are contemplating starting Montreal’s former netminder, for his return to the Bell Center. (Theo’s morale seems to be up right now, and if he wins this game, his morale will sky-rocket… but if the Bell-Center-booes gets to him, his morale will plumet.)

Avs’ coach Joel Quenneville said this week that there was a good chance to see Theodore play against his former team on saturday.

What are your thoughts, should Quenneville go with Theo or give him the night off?

Why not Conroy?

Now, we all know, habs fans or not, Montreal desperately needs that center n.2 to back up Koivu. We also know that Gainey likes the idea of a big, right handed center. A veteran center who is a good two way player, could help youngsters. We also know the Kings are probably looking to get younger up front. You do the math…

Minnesota Wild's Dupuis out four to six weeks with knee sprain

Minnesota Wild forward Pascal Dupuis will be out four to six weeks with a sprained left knee.

Another one bites the dust! Kubina leaves game with knee injury

Yet another Toronto Maple Leafs defensemen has gotten hurt. According to TSN.ca, Pavel Kubina left the game with a knee injury, and did not return (wasn’t home, didn’t see the whole game), joining Colaiacovo, Bell, Wozniewsky, and Kronwall, as the Leafs injured players. This is going to lead to speculation of an impending deal or signing. Tellqvist will likely be gone to make room, and with Marchment and Leetch still available, there are still plenty of options for the Maple Leafs.

Canucks move Flaherty to AHL

The Vancouver Canucks assigned backup goaltender Wade Flaherty to the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League on Friday.

Edmonton Oilers give forward Ethan Moreau four-year contract extension

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Ethan Moreau to a four-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2010-11 season.

Moreau scored 11 goals with 16 assists and 87 penalty minutes in 74 games last year and was second on the Oilers with a plus-6 rating. A key penalty killer, the six-foot-two, 220-pound native of Huntsville, Ont., is an assistant captain for the club.

The 2006-07 HTR Hockey Pool – UPDATE

Hey all, thanks for participating in the 2006-07 HTR Hockey Pool. Go inside to see the how to follow your fantasy team.

Devereaux a Leaf

TSN is reporting Boyd Devereaux has signed a 1 year, 2 Way deal with the Leafs.