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Around the League – July 7th Edition

In this post-draft free-agent offseason, lots of surprises are the order of the day. I didn’t believe ESPN’s E.J. Hradek when he said that there would be plenty of movement and unexpectedness, but that belief certainly has been thrown out the window over the past couple of days. All we know for sure is that we don’t know anything for sure. Is it October yet?

HTR Oilers Workshop: WWKLD?

I don’t know if HTR members have the patience (or the attention span) for this sort of thing but… How about a little speculation workshop? From time to time I like to ask myself What Would Kevin Lowe Do? (I try to keep this to hockey matters but sometimes I can’t help myself) So now the question for you is what would you do to build the 2003-04 Edmonton Oilers?

Lindros not being dealt

Time to put these rumors to rest. Yes, Sather has shown how he feels about Lindros…. And Yes Sather is the GM and Coach of the Rangers … but let’s get one thing straight…..let’s use some common knowledge HTR members…. It’s simple.

Leafs Trade Talks Heating Up.

As you know this off-season the Maple Leafs have said that they will not be too active on the free agent market, however, that doesn’t mean that they wont make any trades. Fan590 reports that the Leafs and Sabres have been in trade talks for a period of time and they are starting to heat up. Leafs seem to covet defensemen Alexei Zhitnik, and the names that are being discussed are Darcy Tucker and Travis Green. Here is a description on each player

Whitney a good fit for Habs, Canucks?

On Thursday an article in the Globe and Mail as well as on faceoff.com suggest that free agent left winger Ray Whitney may be sought after by both the Montreal Canadiens as well as fellow Canadian team, the Vancouver Canucks.