Author Archives: Trade Man

Oft-injured Pisani a tough sell for GM Tambellini

Jim Matheson, Edmonton Journal

If Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini is trying to trade Fernando Pisani, the NHL scouting reports will be on how the Edmonton Oilers forward looks going up and down the pressbox rather than the wing.

Trade talk heats up as deadline looms

More activity on the way – both before and after Olympics – after busy week, GMs say

David Shoalts

The salary cap has squeezed the fun out of the NHL’s trade market in recent years, but a series of blockbuster trades this week had fans buzzing and two general managers say there will be more activity.

Oilers' Souray would accept trade to Rangers


Oilers defenseman Sheldon Souray has the Rangers on a list of six teams he would accept a trade to, according to

Carolina Hurricanes close to trading Niclas Wallin, and San Jose could be destin

By David Pollak

San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson hits the road, but with trades in mind

Wallin trade is close, and Sharks may be recipient

Some NHL Rumors – Feb 5, 2010

With Kovalchuk moved, Hurricanes lead league in trade deadline intrigue

JD acknowledges Blues’ interest in Ilya Kovalchuk before the trade

Phaneuf Run out of town?

The Toronto Sun is reporting A candid Olli Jokinen suggests Dion Phaneuf may have been railroaded out of Calgary because of the loathing of disgruntled Flames supporters.


TSN is reporting Sources tell TSN Edmonton Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini has a list of at least six teams Sheldon Souray would waive his no-trade clause to join, assuming one of these teams is willing to accept the gamble presented in Souray’s surgically-repaired hand.

Kowalchuk traded?

According to,Kowalchuk has been traded to the New Jersey devils.

Dealing With The Devil

thrashers gm don waddel sold his (Atlanta’s) soul to the deals, by trading Star sniper Ilya Kovaluchuk to the New Jersey Devils

details to follow on what the thrashers will be reviving.

Hockey Trade Rumors for Feb 4th

1. The Sharks could be fishing for a trade

2. Stars face some trade deadline decisions

3. Flyers talk contract extension with Ray Emery

4. Thrashers: Kovalchuk will be traded

5. Fired Hitch***** may return to Blue Jackets

6. Senators called about Kovalchuk