Author Archives: Lint07

Shaone Morrisonn re-signs with the Caps

According to RDS.ca RFA Shaone Morrisonn has come to an agreement with the Capitals.

Sharks signs two

According to tsn.ca

The San Jose Sharks announced Monday the signing of free agent defenceman Patrick Traverse and free agent forward Mathieu Darche to a standard player contract. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Battaglia signs two-way, two-years

Maybe he can regain his form and crack the line up, that would be nice to see. We all seem to forget about him, and his once 20 goal-player status.

Havlat to Chicago in 3 team deal

According to TSN.ca The Ottawa Senators have traded Martin Havlat and Bryan Smolinski to the Chicago Blackhawks in a three-way deal also involving the San Jose Sharks.

Taking Stock

The UFA market for big name forwards seems to have dried up with the announcement of Brendan Shanahan’s signing with the Rangers. And this very signing took the collective gasps of a good portion of Canadiens fans who were hoping for Shanahan to sign with Montreal.

Previous hope centred around Devils star Patrik Elias and Jason Arnott, who both spurned the Habs, sparking outrage and anger from fans at the team’s lack of activity this offseason. But is the sky really falling?

Stars done with major moves?

According to tsn.ca The Dallas Stars are around the $40 million range on their payroll, and plan to be there when the 06-07 season starts.

Habs re-signs Higgins

According to RDS.ca, The Montreal Canadiens re-signed forward Christopher Higgins…

MIchael Rupp back with NJ?

NHL.com and the NHLPA website are reporting that the Devils have obtained MIchael Rupp. Rupp is a RFA so it was likely a minor acquisition.

Please JFK, Trade Sundin Now

The Leafs are very close to the salary cap limit thanks mostly to their top 4 defensemen. Did they over pay for Mccabe, Kubina and Gill? Yes, they did but the Leafs are building from net out. I prefer this year’s roster with Kubina, Gill and Raycroff over last year’s roster with Berg, Khamonov and Belfour.

Burns re-sign for two years

According to TSN, Brent Burns have re-signed with the Wild a 2 year deal worth 1.65 M$

Poti To Islanders

No announcement has been made but the NHLPA
website list Poti as a member of the N.Y Islanders.

Peca to Islanders Not Happening?

Hockeybuzz is reporting that the Islanders have pulled out of the race to sign Mike Peca. Looks like he will become a Leaf…

Shanahan to stay, Belfour in?

According to Kevin Gibson from Hockeybuzz, Brendan Shanahan is likely staying in Detroit and the deal will be announced on monday or tuesday.

Only two teams left in the Shanahan Derby!

Acorrding to www.rds.ca Only two teams would be remaining in the run to sign free agent Brendan Shanahan.

Thrashers Sign Goalie Johan Hedberg

The Thrashers have officiially signed Johan Hedberg to a Two- Year Contract worth $850,000 per season.

Johnson Back in College

Hockeybuzz.com is reporting that prospect, Erik Johnson, will officially be attending the University of Minnesota next year.

Johnson told blogger, Andy Strickland, that he will be attending the prospects camp in St.Louis next

week.

The Blues would also be interested in the services of Habs goaltender David Aebisher, to split duties with Curtis Sanford.

Ondrus re signs with Leafs

According to the Toronto Maple Leafs official website, the Leafs have signed restricted free agent winger, Ben Ondrus to a two year deal. Terms were undisclosed.

Wild Signs Defenseman Riley Emmerson

Source: http://www.wild.com

The Wild signed D Riley Emmerson, the tallest player in the wild’s organization’s history, to a contract on Friday.

Antropov's a Leaf for 1 more year

According to TSN, Antropov have agreed to a 1yr contract with the Leafs.

Terms undisclosed for now…

Hawks sign Arkhipov

According to TSN, the Chicago BlackHawks have signed centre Denis Arkhipov to a one-year contract.