Author Archives: Trade Man
Now, I have never been a huge fan of the Edmonton Oilers, but I can honestly say that I jumped on the band wagon last year as they came oh so close to winning the cup. When I look at their roster, I see great things now, and more importantly in the future.
TSN.ca is reporting that Kessel has agreed to play for Boston this season.
Another crazy rumor for Montreal… At first I thought it was a joke but apparently it isn’t and came from a good source (hockeybuzz.com), but like everyone else would be choqued if it happened.
Free agent Dick Tarnstrom signed a contract with HC Lugano on Wednesday, according to Doubleminor.net forums.
Malkin resigns from Russian Team
Tomas Surovy left Penguins
Nolan signs with Yotes
Moran signs with the ducks
3 Teams Interested in Anson Carter
Ortmeyer Out Indefinetly
With all the talk about whether or not we are going to be getting Anson Carter, I have decided to make two different line ups. One being the best lines without Carter, and the other being the best lines if we were to ship off Antropov and sign Carter.
Spectors hockey is reporting that the Canucks and former-sabre Rory Fitzpatrick’s agent are close to agreeing on a contract. Fitzpatrick would be a great addition to the Cancuks because of his defencive skill and his price.
EUROHOCKEY.NET: reports former Ottawa Senators forward Vaclav Varada has signed with HC Davos of the Swiss Elite League.
The Score is reporting that the Phoenix Coyotes are in negotiations with former-leaf Owen Nolan’s agent and are close to signing him to a one-year deal, terms were not disclosed.
Tsn.ca and spectors rumors are reporting that the New York Islanders have agreed to terms with defensmen Sean Hill.
WFAN660 in New York and NewYorkRangers.com are reporting that Rangers RW Jed Ortmeyer is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism.
Leetch was reported as becoming more serious about finding a team to sign with for this upcoming season due to teams opening camps in less then a month or so. But no news yet!? Where will the ready to retire, Brian Leetch, QB one last time?
As a Ranger fan I’m still hopeful. But these are really his only smart choices that he has left…..
When JP Dumont became an unrestricted Free Agent, he showed a lot of interrest to play with Montreal…
According to Radio-Canada.ca, The Montreal Canadiens made an offer to JP Dumont’s agent this weekend…
TSN is reporting that the Red Wings have signed free agent Greg Johnson
It was reported in today’s Toronto Sun that JFJ is actively trying to shop forward Nik Antropov to rid the team of his $1,000,000 salary so they can put that money towards the signing of forward Anson Carter.
“According to Gabriel Morency of Team 990, the Montreal Canadiens are close to trade Radek Bonk to the Washington Capitals for a draft pick that would free up cap space to sign J.P. Dumont wich they reportedly offered a 4yr/10m$ contract. And to the same Morency again, coach Carbonneau is willing to let Markov and Ryder go for more offensive and defensive help. Just rumors but i will keep you posted on this one. “
not the greatest web source but the Team 990 did report it.
Reports from Vancouver are saying Trevor Linden has signed for one more year with the Vancouver Canucks. He will be some much needed leaddership on this new look Canucks team. There are no numbers yet, but I am guessing around $750,000 with some bonuses. I will have more later.
There are tons of all-stars in the great world of hockey today. Europe and North America combine to generate some of the most talented players to ever walk the earth. Likely most people are going to group the best lines in their minds out of players of the same nationality.
What should be considered when calculating power rankings? Wins, goals for-against differential, schedual difficulty, captain’s birthday? What do you think?