Author Archives: Trade Man
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?
I would like to know what NHL team(s) do each of us support.
Most nicknames make it obvious but they also don’t tell the entire story. Please feel free to comment as to why if you wish. I respectfully ask that you keep the negative comments regarding teams you do not like or choices of others to yourself. Thank you kindly.
It appears Henrik Zetterberg has avoided surgery on his injured left wrist.
I was talking to a gentleman the other day about which unit was harder to paly on the Power Play (PP) or the Penalty kill (PK).Both units have the advantages:
According to hockeybuzz.com Toronto is still leading the pack when it comes to signing foreward Anson Carter. The Ranger are also supposedly interested
I still contend that had Allison, Lindros, Sundin,Belfour, and the ilk not had their injury troubles, they would have placed 5th or so, well that, and they coulda used O’neill on the top line… can’t score really when Domi and Kilger are your line mates… unless you’re Eric Lindros. Anyways, This years team, on paper, is much better then last years team, and now my prediction is 6 spots lower then last years prediction, and 1 spot lower then where they placed last year. Why do I not be-Leaf? Why do I, the person renound across the internet for being the biggest Leaf homer around, not beleaf the Leafs can even get into the playoffs?
We all know that J.P. Dumont is now a unrestricted free agent, the question now is what team will he decide to sign with.
Ok, so it’s a little early, but I like to put my ass on the line for these things, so I’m putting out my LeafyMcLeaf forecast and predictions for 2006 a little early.
The offseason is almost over, so lets look at which teams have improved and which teams haven’t.