Author Archives: Trade Man

Top GMs of the decade

Top GMs of the decaded are named….

Mathieu Schneider won't be welcomed back to Canucks

The Canucks are still trying to trade Mathieu Schneider even after he cleared waivers and even with what everyone expects will be a long-term injury to Kevin Bieksa.

NHL's Winter Classic could be a weather casualty

With a 70 percent chance of rain looming in Boston for tomorrow’s Winter Classic, speculation has begun to grow about whether the NHL would choose to move the much-anticipated outdoor game at Fenway Park to Saturday.

Can the Champs defend?

So far this season for the Penguins has been anything but easy, with all of their top six defensemen and a few top six forwards going down with injury early in the year its hard to believe that they are still at the top of the conference. The Penguins still have some flaws that if they want to repeat need to be fixed.

Rumors and Tidbits – December 29, 2009


Players on Waivers

Flyers interested in Wild Goalie?

Holiday Rumors

Time for Oilers to clean house

By Dan Barnes

You can busy yourself washing the windows, dusting the furniture and vacuuming, but the toilets aren’t going to clean themselves.

Over time, it will become impossible to ignore the smell.

Saskatoon still dreaming of Coyotes on the Prairies

The Saskatoon Coyotes? Well, for five games a season anyway.

The dream for part-time access to an NHL team remains alive in the heart of the Prairies, where the CUC Centre, home to the WHL’s Saskatoon Blades, is showing itself worthy of hosting a major hockey event.

Could Ian White 'C' Leafs' future?

As the Maple Leafs’ long unanswered question lingers – who will be the next captain? – there are candidates emerging.

The latest could be Ian White, who seems to be gaining supporters, at least judging by the unscientific standards of fan support and email. And it doesn’t hurt that he scored the game winner in Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Washington, Columbus make a trade

TSN is reporting that Washington traded Chris Clark and defenceman Milan Jurcina to the Columbus Blue Jackets for winger Jason Chimera.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=303820

Canucks look to deal Mathieu Schneider to resolve playing time issue

Botchford

A dispute over playing time created a rift between Mathieu Schneider and the Canucks, and has left Vancouver GM Mike Gillis trying to deal the defenceman and former client.

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