Author Archives: mikster

King Stumpel

The Boston Bruins have traded center Jozef Stumpel and a 2003 7th round pick to the Los Angeles Kings in return for a 2003 4th round pick and a 2004 2nd round pick.

Could This Happen?

In todays Newsday, Alahn Hahn reports that the St. Louis BLues are dangling All-Star Pavol Demitra and seem very interested in defenceman Roman Hamrlik. Could Demitra be heading to the island. Let me hear your thoughts.,0,7165346.story?coll=ny-hockey-headlines

Robinson to be Rangers Head Coach Soon?

According to, step 1 between the Rangers and Robinson is completed and it may be successfully completed.

Wings Wrapup

If one took a casual look at Hockeytown, they’d be forced to draw the conclusion that the wheels were falling off.

Canes fine with 2nd pick?

Canes won’t try for No. 1 draft pick

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CP) – Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford insisted Thursday the frenzied trade talks involving Florida and the No. 1 draft pick will not affect Carolina’s game plan.

Whether or not Rutherford was wearing his best poker face, he said the Hurricanes are just fine with the second overall selection in Saturday’s NHL entry draft (TSN, 1 p.m. EDT) at Gaylord Entertainment Center.

“We sit in a good spot because we have three players that we like and by picking second we will get one of those players,” Rutherford said Thursday at a hotel. “The Florida Panthers obviously control things by picking first but we don’t mind our position.

Val Bure on waivers, Lumme bought out, Possible $tars on the MOVE!

From TSN:

Blues place Val Bure on waivers and more

Hello? Is Anyone Home?

I know this is “Hockey Trade Rumors”, but all this verbatim reporting of musings that can be found elsewhere are, frankly, boring the teats off of me. It’s not even worth the effort for me to torment anyone…..

Sens, Smolinski talking new deal


Discussions have reached the critical stage between the Senators and unrestricted free-agent centre Bryan Smolinski.

Tony G, Eddie O but not Teddie No,

Ok, here’s three strange things….

Major Trade Talks and Contract Negotiation Updates!

Trade rumours surrounding the future of Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin are starting to heat up again.