Author Archives: Trade Man
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?
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.
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’ 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.
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.
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?
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.
All eyes are on Ilya Kovalchuk.
Off the glass
Around the boards
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.
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.