Author Archives: Lint07
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.
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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.
Alexei Ponikarovksy got his Canadian citizenship yesterday (June 6th) in Toronto and is now Canadian.
According to TSN.ca, the Minnesota Wild have re-signed goaltender Niklas Backstrom to a multi-year contract. He was set to be a UFA on July 1st.
With this signing it more than likely confirms that Manny Fernandez will be dealt
A video that all hockey fans should see, no matter what team you take for it warms your heart and make you want to cry. Take time to watch this video about a yound boy who was a true hockey fan, this kid loved his SENS and forever will be remembered as ELGIN FRASER.
According to TSN.ca and the Toronto Sun, it appears the Toronto Maple Leafs and captain Mats Sundin are closing in on the new contract that has long been rumoured to be happening this summer.
Reports out of rds suggest that Bob Gainey has made an official offer to Sheldon Souray.
www.RDS.ca is reporting that Andrei Markov has accepted the 4 year, 20 million dollar offer that Gainey laid on the table. Markov was one of 2 key players (Souray being the other) that Gainey was / is trying to get under contract before they become UFA’s on July 1rst.
Hey there guys, I’ve been away for a while but here’s a quick update to let you know who won what in the HTR Hockey Pool for the regular season and the ”Standings” contest as well as updating the standings for the Playoffs Pool.
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It’s now time for the Official HTR PLAYOFFS POOL.
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Well, 5 minutes ago, Leafs’ players jumped on Aubin because they were still alive! Habs players were lookin’ at the sky asking themselves what the hell just happened… You want an answer? Justice was made!