Author Archives: Lint07

USA Goes home!

Team USA will not be in medal contention at the olympics this year after losing in the quarter finals today.

Message for Gainey: Why not Teemu?

So for years Montreal have been looking for a top player. Was Kovalev the one? We all thought so… (including me) Nobody knows for sure right now but let’s take a look at Montreal’s captain. Who would be the best fit to play with him?

Canadian Womens Win Gold!!

Today the Canadian women’s hockey team won the Olympic Gold medal with a 4-1 win over Sweden!

Montreal's Deadline Shopping List

With the hiatus of the NHL for the Olympics, this might be a good time to evaluate what the Canadiens require for a successful playoff run, who they can acquire, and whether Bob Gainey will be prepared to make these moves. If recent history is any indication, the Canadiens under Gainey can certainly be buyers.

Leafs Lock up Kaberle for 5 more years

The Toronto Maple Leafs have locked up defenceman Tomas Kaberle to a long-term contract extension.

Kolzig Signs a 2 year Contract extension

Sources tell tsn it is a two-year deal worth an average of $5.45 million per year. Kolzig was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

HTR HOCKEY POOL: Trade Deadline!

Many of you folks emailed me during the season asking if there would be any trades allowed in the HTR Hockey Pool and because it would’ve been too much time consuming at that time I unfortunately couldn’t allow it.

HOWEVER, I found a way to allow everyone to make 1 trade during the olympic break.

Go inside for all the details.

Saku Koivu Re-signed to a 3-Year Deal

According to the Montreal Canadiens have re-signed Saku Koivu to a 3-year $14.75 million deal. He will make $4.75 million per season, a significant increase from the $3.42 million he was paid this year. The deal, moreover, will last until the end of the 2008-2009 season and also includes a no-trade clause.

Jose Theodore in trouble!

Jose Theodore failed an antidoping test.

The Habs will have a press conference at 18h for this purpose.

Prucha Out, Elias In

According to, the Czech Republic have selected the Devils’ Patrik Elias to replace the injured Petr Prucha at the Winter Olympics in Turin, just one week from the beginning of the tourney.