Author Archives: mikster

Kris Beech Traded to Nashville

Team gets Conditional Draft Pick in Return

http://www.pittsburghpenguins.com/team/press/arts/1328.0.php

Also, the Penguins have re-signed top prospect Sidney Crosby and team owner Mario Lemieux re-signed as player.

Czerkawski signed with Toronto!

According to www.nhl.com.pl Czerkawski has agreed to terms iwth the toronto maple leafs….The site states that Czerkawski passed his physical today and the deal will be confirmed and announced on Thursday or Friday.

Mckee to leave Buffalo?

Buffalo defencmen Jay Mckee may be on his way out of Buffalo reports www.thefourthperiod.com

Datsyuk Signs with Dynamo Russia

According to a Russian Newspaper, Gazeta.ru Pavel Datsyuk has signed within the Russian League for an undisclosed amount.

However, there is an exit clause in that contract that allows him to leave any time during the season, hence voiding his contract.

“I think I am worth at least what (Dany) Heatley or (Joe) Thornton got from their deals,” Datsyuk told the Russian media.

Source: http://sport.gazeta.ru/sport/2005/09/a_372576.shtml

Ryan Smyth and Bondra both rumored to be in the Flyers sights!

There are two big names being mentioned in Flyers circles lately. One has been mentioned for a while now and it’sPeter Bondra, whom Clarke has denied on several occasions to be interested in. (Which makes it that much more believable considering his habit of denying one thing and doing the exact oppisite)

The other is a relativly new one regarding a possible Ryan Smyth for Michal Handzus trade…

Isles trying to deal Parrish

On Thursday night, Islanders general manager Mike Milbury sent out a fax to 29 general managers seeking offers for Parrish, who is a restricted free agent and will be unrestricted next summer. Parrish last month declined his $1.786-million qualifying offer….

Ilya Kovalchuk signs with Khimik Voskresensk of the Russian League.

Don’t know if anyone reported it, but in the transaction section (NHL movements) on thehockeynews.com website, it states that Kovalchuk signed with the Khimik Voskresensk of the Russian League yesterday. Just wondering if any one knows if it is true.

Different types of fans

I am on an opinion tirade because i think for some reason people care about what i think, when in reality i am probably only humoring myself. I live in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Canada, Growing up here i met alot of Detroit, Toronto, Montreal, Colorado and Boston fans. And it is very funny because the fans of each team seems identical here. Let me explain…

Ruutu Signs, What happens to Cookie Monster ???

Sportsnet.c is reporting:

http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/article.jsp?content=20050901_135216_5204

” Canucks sign Ruutu

With Ruutu signing, the Vancouver Canucks have little wiggle room left to sign Matt Cooke.

Potential Stars in the

The rule changes to the NHL will largely benefit some of the faster, more agile players.

by Bardia Sinaee

Update on HTR Season Preview: We’re behind schedule, though not much to worry about as I am positive it will be released in time.

I know many of you sent applications, and the number was overwhelming. So, after selecting some writers there are still a number of positions left and I am willing to re-take applications.

Team positions available: New Jersey, Boston, Ottawa, Montreal, Buffalo, Carolina, Washington, St. Louis, Chicago, Minnesota, Dallas, Tampa Bay and Anaheim. Any questions PM me, thank you, Micki Peroni.

Gill signs qualifying offer.

Reporting on Boston Bruins website. Hall Gill has signed in one year qualifying offer. Great news.

The Bruins need to sign Razor their Calder winning goalie, and top notch d-man Boynton, and then they will be looking sweet.

I Predict a trade coming. B’s are getting close to their cap. Any thoughts?

Rangers Sign Rozsival

Czech websites report that the Rangers have agreed terms with 26 year old Michal Rozsival, details to follow.

Theo wants long-term deal

Off thefourthperiod.com:

The Canadiens, Jose Theodore and his agent Don Meehan should have a better idea about how much the 28-year-old goaltender is worth, reports the Montreal Gazette.

Crazy Leaf Rumors

Just when you thought it was beginning to slow down… Tons of News and Noise of possible trades as reported by Eklund…

Recent News, Robert Long-gone from Florida? Teams Still Looking to Trade

Big changes in the East.

Iron Mike ready to deal Luongo?

Teams that will have to make trades.

Winter Olympic hockey to be celebrated Italian Style.

Hart Trophy Winner St. Louis Staying in Tampa

The Tampa Bay Lighning web site is reporting Hart Trophy winner has signed a 6 Year contract to remain long tem with the Lightning. Salary undiclosed

http://www.tampabaylightning.com/?category=3

The Score reports it is a six year $31.5M agreement.

Rucchin a Ranger

Just in from Tsn.ca

HOSSA FOR HEATLEY

Wow what a trade – HOSSA FOR HEATLEY

Elias signed

Elias signed for $4,180,000 according to the NHLPA website. http://www.nhlpa.com/WebStats/PlayerSearchV2.asp?OIDTeam=9486

The Devil’s payroll is now $42,736,929.

Hossa signs for 3yrs

The Ottawa Senators have avoided arbitration with their high-scoring winger.

Sportsnet has learned the Senators and Marian Hossa have agreed to a three-year deal worth $18 million, making the winger the highest-paid player in franchise history.