Author Archives: Lint07

Grabner signs contract

The Team1040 is reporting that the Canuck’s have signed prospect Michael Grabner to a two way entry level contract.

Claude Julien FIRED!

According to TSN, the New Jersey Devils have fired head coach Claude Julien.

Breaking News: Sundin not playing tonight, back to Sweden!

According to several sources, Toronto Maple Leafs’ captain Mats Sundin is going back to Sweden to take care of ”important family matters”.

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A Statement From Chris Simon

A STATEMENT FROM CHRIS SIMON

Courtesy of newyorkislanders.com

Eastern Playoff Race

The East looks to be locked for seats 1-7, making seat 8 a hot commodity.

Diary of a GM

In this very interesting article, Anaheim Ducks’ GM Brian Burke reveals what he did and tried to do in the month of February to help his team out.

What was once something kept secret by every GM in the NHL, Burke reveals names of players he went after and what other GM’s were asking for, keeping a diary of each day.

A must read for everyone who ever wonder how it’s like to be an NHL GM.

Last Minute deals!

To Dallas: Mattias Norstrom, Konstantin Pushkarev, 3rd + 4th Rounders
To Los Angeles: Jaroslav Modry, Johan Fransson, 1st + 2nd + 3rd picks

To Calgary: David Hale, 5th Rounder
To New Jersey: 3rd Pick

To Tampa Bay: Karl Stewart, 6th Pick
To Chicago: Nikita Alexeev

To Tampa Bay: Jason Ward
To Los Angeles: 5th Pick

To Buffalo: Mikko Lehtonen
To Nashville: 4th pick

To Los Angeles: Jamie Heward
To Washington: Conditional Pick

To Pittsburgh: Joel Kwaitkowski
To Florida: 4th pick

To Pittsburgh: Nolan Schaefer
To San Jose: 7th pick

Brad Boyes for Dennis Wideman

3 deals: Dupuis, Perreault, Zubrus

Dupuis to Atlanta for Alex Bourret + 3rd Pick

Perreault to Toronto for Brendan Bell and 2nd Rounder

Dainius Zubrus + Timo Helbling to Buffalo for 1st pick + Jiri Novotny

Todd Bertuzzi to DETROIT

Brad May to Anaheim

Oleg Saprykin to Ottawa

Oleg Saprykin + a late pick for Ottawa’s 2nd Rounder

WAIVERS CLAIMED (TFP.com: ANA makes offer for Bertuzzi)

Michael Leighton to MONTREAL
Brian Boucher to COLUMBUS
Denis Hamel to PHILLY
Jason Krog to ATLANTA
Niko Kapanen to PHOENIX

Also Dominic Moore has been trade from the Pens to the Wild for a 3rd pick

Bill Guerin A Shark (NYR requests Bertuzzi's medical records)

for 1st pick (NJ) + a non-roster player

Roberts on his way to Pittsburgh!

Sources tell TSN that Gary Roberts has waived his no trade clause, paving the way for the Florida Panthers and Pittsburgh Penguins to consummate a conditional deal that they agreed to on Monday. Details to follow.

Three-Way Deal!

According to TSN, the Chicago BlackHawks acquired Kyle Calder from the Flyers for Lasse Kukkonen and a 3rd Pick (2007). They then traded Calder to Detroit for Jason Williams.

To CHICAGO: Jason Williams
To DETROIT: Kyle Calder
To PHILADELPHIA: Lasse Kukkonen + Chicago’s 3rd Pick (2007)

Craig Rivet traded to San Jose!

Montreal Canadiens General Manager Bob Gainey announced today the acquisition of defenseman Josh Gorges and the San Jose Sharks’ first round pick in 2007, in return for defenseman Craig Rivet and a 5th round pick in 2008.

Tkachuk to the Thrashers!

TSN is reporting the St. Louis Blues have agreed on a deal to send Keith Tkachuk to the Atlanta Thrashers, and he is just deciding whether or not to waive his no trade clause for the Thrashers.

Laraque's too costly, Pens targetting Boyes?

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that the talks between Phoenix and Pittsburgh involving a trade for Georges Laraque, are unlikely to produce an actual trade, because Mike Barnett’s asking price for Laraque is too steep for Ray Shero.

Laraque to be dealt very soon?

According to TSN & Spector’s Hockey, the Phoenix Coyotes management told Georges Laraque he will not play another game for them this season but haven’t asked him yet to lift his no trade clause. The Pittsburgh Penguins are rumored to be very interested in Laraque.