Author Archives: Trade Man

Marty St. Louis era draws to a sad ending

He was always one of the smallest players on the ice.

How then can the departure of Marty St. Louis leave such a large hole?

The Lightning not only traded away the best player in its history Wednesday, it also traded away a good chunk of its heart and a pound of its soul.

How a headache led the Red Wings to bring David Legwand home

The search was on for a defenseman, and then Darren Helm got a headache. And then Pavel Datsyuk saw another doctor, and the news just got worse.

Luongo benching catalyst for Canucks-Panthers trade

A seat at the end of the bench wound up getting Roberto Luongo a ticket out of Vancouver.

When Luongo was passed over for the start in the Heritage Classic against the Ottawa Senators at B.C. Place on Sunday in favour of Eddie Lack, the slight by Canucks coach John Tortorella led to a series of events that resulted in Luongo’s trade to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

Habs land Vanek

Canadiens
F Thomas Vanek
Islanders
F Sebastien Collberg
2nd-Round Pick

There is talk that the Blue Jackets and the Kings are talking trade

Gaborik is the main piece of the trade talks