Author Archives: Trade Man

Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips could be on the move

Chris Phillips realizes Thursday could be his last game at Canadian Tire Centre as a member of the home team.

He doesn’t need the reminder he’ll get when he sees his old friend Daniel Alfredsson wearing a Detroit Red Wings jersey.

Nobody thought Alfredsson, a Senators’ lifer like Phillips, would ever leave the organization, right?

Could the Canucks trade Kesler?

This assumes the Canucks, despite speculative reports, aren’t planning to trade Kesler.

A trade involving Kesler, widely coveted for his two-way game the way Canuck Trevor Linden was a generation ago, would cause a seismic shift in an organization whose core group of players has gone largely unchanged for years even as the team slips a little farther each season from its Stanley Cup final peak of 2011.

Sharks place Kearns on waivers

Sharks forward Bracken Kearns has been placed on waivers.

Kearns, 32, has three goals and one assist for four points and six penalty minutes in 22 games with the Sharks this season. The forward will likely be reassigned to Worcester if he clears

http://www.csnbayarea.com/sharks/sharks-place-kearns-waivers

Canucks want ‘a player to help Kesler,’ says Gillis

Just over a week away from the NHL trade deadline, Vancouver GM Mike Gillis knows what he needs to help his struggling team.

Problem is, getting that help will cost him.

Flames’ trade deadline primer: Burke has some pieces to move as rebuilding process continues

Brian Burke, back from Sochi, has until March 5 — a little more than a week — to transform outgoing assets into prospects and picks. In other words, a future.