Author Archives: Lint07

…But what about Americans?

In a poll conducted by Decima Research Inc. last month, 83 percent of those

surveyed said they would stand by the NHL even if a lockout wiped out more

than half a season as long as it results in a reduction of player salaries

and a better deal for smaller clubs…

Sullivan re-signs, plus a quick rumor

Nashville Predators forward Steve Sullivan has signed a 1-year, 3.6 million dollar contract to remain a Predator for at least one more year.

The Canadiens… Cup Contender?

It is evident that the Montreal Canadiens displayed character and hard work in the first round of the playoffs against the Boston Bruins. Playing with an injured captain, who at the time was leading the playoff scoring, and with youngsters such as, Michael Ryder and Mike Komisarek. The team pulled together at the right time and eliminated the Bruins in a fashionable way.

What to look for – Mighty Ducks Edition

This will hopefully be a new series here on Throught the course of this month, I will be giving my [self-proclaimed]expert view on each team. Starting it off with “A” is the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.

Good News on the Homefront

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that forwards Simon Gagne and Branko Radivojevic have accepted the club’s qualifying offers.

Ferguson Blew It

It has been almost a year since John Ferguson Jr was hired as the new GM for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The purpose of the hiring was to turn over a new leaf (pardon the pun) and try to bring in a dynamic young executive to learn from the people around him like Pat Quinn, Mike Penney, Barry Trapp among others, and really make a name for himself here in the mecca of hockey.

Canadiens ink Bonk to a Three Year Deal

The Montreal Canadiens have signed Radek Bonk to a three-year deal. The monetary figures of the deal were not disclosed.

How to build the Blackhawks

If I were to be running the Chicago BlackHawks here are some things i would try to make the team better. Keep in mind that the likelihood of any of this happening is slim to none so I am just basing the moves as hockey moves and not at all factoring what the CBA will be like and how restrictive it may be.

Who really won these deals?

I have now a list of trades that seemed to be lop sided back then, but who really got the better end when you look at it now?

Sabres Offseason Checklist

As the trend appears to be to play GM of your favorite Hockey club, Allow me to state my opinon on the NHL’s Sabres and what moves and issues I would address…

Andy's Not So Dandy

Did Andy Van Hellemond’s actions compromise the NHL’s integrity?

Hull To Start Negotiations

Brett Hull’s agent, Bobby Hull Jr., told The Dallas Morning News his brother could make a decision as soon as this week to begin firm contract negotiations with Dallas or Phoenix to play next season.

NY Isles… Who goes, who stays?

Been an Isles fan since inception in 1972. Was AT the first game ever! And at all 3 home cup wins! Played Jr. hockey. Know the game. All this and I’m on 36. That being said, thought it would be fun to post who in my nor so humble opinion needs to go, and who should be brought in. Your comments are enthusiastically welcomed…

Atlanta signs Mellanby (+ Other NHL news)

On the surface, I know; small, rather unimportant signing. But hey, it’s an actual transaction. Better than loads of pre-mature and somewhat untrust-worthy speculation that the offseason spews at us. At least it is to some of us.

Pacific Division Preview

Here is a preview of the Pacific division. Included is the list of the players each team has at each position, UFAs, prospects, needs for each position (if any), coaches and ratings for each position for each team.

Grant Fuhr to become Goalie Coach is reporting that Grant Fuhr is now the goalie coach of the Phoenix Coyotes.

Yashin a class act!!!!!!

I don’t care what people in Ottawa can say about Alexei Yashin, ever since he’s come to Long Island he has done so much charity and help in the community he should be compared to Pat Lafontaine…

Super Rumor : Nedved in L.A.?

A rumor that will not die in Edmonton is that Petr Nedved is close to signing in L.A.

Enforcers… character and entertainment in a neat little package

So with all the talk of the CBA, i figured i would lighten the mood with a talk about everyones favorite position player…

Fedorov Leaving Anaheim?

Apparently the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim are trying to dump Sergei Fedorov as fast as they can.