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The Edmonton Oilers will do what’s right for the organization.
The Oil will do what’s right for the fans.
Edmonton will do nothing at all.
We’ve talked about our “sourcing” policy at our paper before, but to reiterate, I need to get something confirmed pretty well before I can report it as fact. So when some out there say that Marty Turco will not be re-signed and could be available at the trade deadline, I need to get that from somebody within the organization who agrees to be a “source” and agrees to know that my editors know that person is the “source.”
Bergeron near return
FLYERS GM HOLMGREN PLAYS DOWN RICHARDS SPAT WITH LOCAL MEDIA
Elias out 10 days; Devils won’t call it a concussion
Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer
The Vinny Lecavalier trade rumors seemingly never end, and the latest one fittingly included the Rangers, whom the Lightning plays tonight at Madison Square Garden.
Remember a couple of years ago when the Dallas Stars won the Fabian Brunnstrom sweepstakes, supposedly signing the best player not playing in the NHL? What you may not remember was that the Montreal Canadiens were also in those sweepstakes and were so close to signing Brunnstrom.
Well, according to various reports and links, the Habs may end up getting their wish.
Defensive help on the way for Maple Leafs
Alex Auld has opportunity to become Dallas Stars’ go-to goalie
Scene and heard
In the aftermath of Sheldon Souray’s announcing that he would waive his no-trade clause if it helped the Edmonton Oilers and was a move that he could live with, the obvious question is, as one NHL GM told me this week, “But which team can afford him?”
First off, let’s make a couple of assumptions.
One — that Flames general manager Darryl Sutter, still so in love with his core, won’t rock a blockbuster in the coming weeks. So no Vinny Lecavalier. No Nathan Horton. No Jeff Carter. No Eric Staal.
BRUCE GARRIOCH, Ottawa Sun
Vincent Lecavalier could be headed to Broadway and a reunion with John Tortorella, his coach from the 2004 Stanley Cup-champion Tampa Bay Lightning.