Author Archives: Trade Man
The Globe and Mail is reporting that Montréal Canadiens tough guy Georges Laraque has requested a trade. (Well that was on the Fan 990) In the Globe and Mail they are stating that he expects to be traded.
TSN is reporting that the Ottawa Senators are likely to be sellers at this years deadline. One of the names that is being mentioned as could be on the go is Jason Spezza.
TBO.com is reporting that Lecavailer is glad that the trade rumors about his are starting to go away and the MiamiHerald.com is reporting that the Panthers are taking a hard stance with regard to trade talks.
The Vancouver Sun is now reporting that the Canucks GM Mike Gillis is confident that the Canucks will, be able to resign the Sedins to new contracts.
The Globe and Mail is reporting that Antropov is the likely player on the Leafs to be traded before the trade deadline and that Leaf fans can forget about a Kaberle to Ducks deal for Chris Pronger.
Chemistry is a funny and at times, a fragile thing. It kind of follows the mob mentality where people will do things while in a group that they would never do if they were on their own. Like a snowball going downhill, whatever is affecting that chemistry will grow!
There are several teams who maybe looking at bringing in some help in goal before the deadline. Here’s a look at some of these teams, and some goalies who may be available:
(Includes cap hit and contract status)
TSN’s Bob McKenzie believes that it is a good bet that the Ducks will trade Pronger at some point in the near future. If Pronger is not traded before March fourth it is likely that he will be traded in the summer.
The Edmonton Journal is reporting that the Oilers are in search of a winger for Ales Hemsky and some of the names that are mentioned include Tim Connoly, Martin St., Louis, Slava Kozlov and Milan Hejduk.
The Boston Herald is reporting that Peter Chiarelli is very likely to swing a deadline move to try to improve the Bruins.
I was reading some articles on possible deadline deals and i came up with some realistic scenarios. Please comment and tell me what you think
The New York Rangers have found the man to replace Tom Renney. That man is John Tortorella. John signed a contract with the New York Rangers today to be the new Head Coach.
During the broadcast of an nhl game on tsn, Pierre Mcguire stated that burke has made it known that another gm offered him a lottery pick in this years draft for defenceman Luke Schenn,
Burke turned down this trade and i am willing to bet that the gm was Brian Lawton of the lightning. The lightning are in desperate need of defence and i cannot see Burke turning down this deal from Atlanta or New York who are in position to pick Victor Hedman and John Tavaras.