Author Archives: Trade Man

Who would YOU play for Team Canada?

With the Olympics coming out and Team Canada almost ready to announce the roster, lets play the prediction game…

Who would YOU put on the roster?
15 forwards
8 defenses
3 goalies

Stoner makes his mark, leaving Scott expendable

MICHAEL RUSSO, Star Tribune

Clayton Stoner continues to impress during his promotion to the Wild after 4 1/2 years in Houston, but it’s too early to determine whether the defenseman will stick.

Biron on the block

LANCE HORNBY, QMI AGENCY

As Rick DiPietro’s long, strange trip back to starting duties with the Islanders nears its end, Martin Biron’s not-so-Magical Mystery Tour of the NHL will likely start again in 2010.

Rangers could add seventh defenseman

LARRY BROOKS

Rangers’ management is using the eight-day holiday roster “freeze” to evaluate the club while contemplating personnel changes once waiver and trade restrictions are lifted after midnight on Sunday.

Time for a trade?

It’s almost half way through the season and many injured players are coming back to the Habs line-up, which will soon force Gainey to make a trade due to a surplus of players also Jaroslav Halak has been on fire and has asked to be traded. The Habs biggest problem is offense besides Kostitsyn, Cammellari and Plekanec nobody seems to be able to score, Gomez has been a disgrace and can’t even justify half of his salary which will make it very hard for Gainey to resigned Plekanec and Price by the end of the season so therefor Gainey will have to make cap space to be able to sign those two long term.

Terry Sawchuk v. Marty Brodeur – The Greatest Statistical Goalie of All Time

While the argument of the greatest goalie of all time can go on for ages due to several immeasurable but essential characteristics (the “Money Goalie” phenomenon) this argument is much more defined. Who is the greatest statistical goaltender of all time?

will Kovalchuk remain in Atlanta?

The Atlanta Thrashers were unable to agree terms on a long term contract with their star player Ilya Kovalchuk which casts doubt on his future in Atlanta.

Tons of Rumors from the Ottawa Sun

BRUCE GARRIOCH

All eyes are on Ilya Kovalchuk.

Off the glass

Around the boards

Rangers' Tortorella gives Redden one more chance

LARRY BROOKS

Wade Redden’s last chance to make a positive impression on coach John Tortorella and thus avoid exile to the AHL Wolf Pack begins tonight in Raleigh.

Kessel effect could have unexpected consequences

By Damien Cox

To lock up Phil Kessel for five seasons, the Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment condo developers surrendered $27 million, and right now that looks like an equitable deal in today’s NHL for an explosive offensive player.

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