Author Archives: Trade Man
Seven games into the season, Jacques Martin’s Canadiens are 29th in the NHL and dead last in the Eastern Conference. They are seven points behind the Leafs and the sum total of their accomplishments so far this season comes down to this: They spoiled the return of the Jets to Winnipeg.
Team w/scouts at FLA/MON tonight: STL (2 of them), COL, DET, VAN, CAL, EDM, LA, PIT, MIN, WASH, OTT, TOR (also 2), PHOE.
The Vancouver Canucks didn’t wait long to infuse some life into a team slogging through the early part of its schedule by taking a chance on the talented but pricey David Booth in a weekend trade with the Florida Panthers.
Canucks GM Mike Gillis is working the phones pretty hard. Wondering what the issue is there?
Sarnia Sting centre Alex Galchenyuk will undergo surgery this week to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament, the team announced Monday.
Galchenyuk, who is one of the top prospects for the 2012 NHL draft, suffered the knee injury Sept. 16th in a pre-season game against the Windsor Spitfires.