Author Archives: Trade Man
David Tanabe’s days in Boston may be coming to an end. While the defenceman did reach a settlement of $1.275 million with the Bruins ahead of his arbitration hearing, the team reserved their right to walk away from the award within 48 hours. Tanabe would become an unrestricted free agent if the B’s exercise that right.
Spectorshockey is reporting that former NHL defenseman, Eric Weinrich is expected to retire and
join the coaching staff of the Portland Pirates.
Hockeybuzz is reportin that Comrie and Nagy of the Coyotes are going up for arbitration today. Rumor has it that Nagy will stay, Comrie will be moved, depending on the ruling to the Kings, Avs, or Rangers.
The top 9 high pressure positions in hockey, I couldn’t figure on a 10th, so complete the list if you like. I had it in a toss up between Wayne Gretzky as coach and Marc Denis in Tampa leading a team who’s coach will call his players out and potentially with the potential of ruining their confidnece and reputation.
According to BostonBruins.com
Bruins ink Boyes to multi-year deal
The Boston Bruins have agreed to terms with right wing Brad Boyes on a multi-year contract, it was announced today by Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli. Boyes was a Group II (restricted) free agent.
I seen lately some people talking about the Rangers, saying they had gotten worse this summer… So I’m thinking, what’s wrong about the Rangers’ moves…
Mike Lange decided to take the Radio Job offer from the Penguins and continue his career. On the TV side, FSN-Pittsburgh was able to choose the anouncers and decided they wanted to replace Lange, but the radio anouncers are chosen by the Penguins and they felt Lange was just what the fans wanted to listen to on the radio for the Penguins’ contests.
With the recent injuries on the canadiens blueline of Francis Boullion who status for the start of the Montreal Canadiens’ training camp next month is still up in the air and Mark Striet.
NHL.com reports Jonathan Toews, the No. 3 pick in the NHL draft, will return to the University of North Dakota for his sophomore season instead of joining the Chicago Blackhawks.
Here we go…this is from the 8/3 Pittsburgh Post Gazette:
Malkin likely to play here
Despite lack of NHL-Russia agreement, agent for Malkin expects him to play here this year
Thursday, August 03, 2006
“The St. Louis Blues have signed free agent forward Martin Rucinsky.
According to the Toronto Sun’s Lance Hornby, former Maple Leaf Tie Domi’s agent says he’ll be sitting down with his client soon to discuss his future. While Domi, an unrestricted free agent, has received interest from other clubs, he may also consider retirement.
According to tsn:The Ottawa Senators announced Wednesday that the team has signed veteran forward Dean McAmmond to a one-year ontract.Financial terms were not disclosed !
When the NHL switched to its current Playoff format, it was developed from the NBA’s playoff format. Where the division winners gain the top 3 slots and then 4-8 are filled with the best records from the conference.
Pink jerseys ?
I’ve read a short article which mentions that Reebok and the NHL are teaming up to produce pink jerseys for the female fans.
Sportsnet.ca is reporting that Philadelphia Flyers
GM has updated the status of Gagne’s contract negotiation today. Here is the interview obtained from Sportsnet.ca:
The Penguins look like they are staying in Pittsburgh, and wherever they go they are a team with one of the brightest futures if not the brightest of all… But there are some details that people forget.
Sportsnet.ca is reporting that with the signing of defenseman Michal Roszival to a 2-year/4.2 million dollar contract the chances and the Ranger close to the $44 million dollar cap, the chances of Leetch making a return to broadway are slim.
The Canucks have a payroll of $37 5000, and only have 14 players signed, leaving only $6.5 million to sign at least 6 players and have some wiggle room for injuries and free agency.
Tsn.ca reports the the Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes have signed signed right wing Jesse Boulerice to a one-year contract.