Author Archives: Trade Man
Price/ Halak, Price/ trade, or Price/ other?
Montreal has two HNL level goalies presently. Price is placed on his altar and praised as the future. Halak is playing well (some say better) but seems to fade away when considering long term plans. So, will Halak be traded to a team that needs a goalie, or will the Habs retain him to help the oft struggling Price?
By PAT HICKEY
As the Canadiens prepare to face the New Jersey Devils Wednesday night (7 p.m., RDS, CJAD Radio-800), the focus will be on a goaltender, and it’s not Martin Brodeur, who is in position to break Terry Sawchuk’s NHL record for career shutouts.
Hockey Night in Saskatoon could still happen.
Montreal Canadiens goalie Jaroslav Halak wants to play more and it appears that general manager Bob Gainey is willing to accomodate him if the right offer comes along
By Tarik El-Bashir
By loaning Michael Nylander to the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins, the Washington Capitals did more than just rid themselves of a distraction that had been lingering all season. The team with the best record in the NHL through Sunday’s games also paved the financial way for both immediate and future improvement.
By Tim Panaccio
BOSTON – Wherever you go, when the subject of Flyers hockey comes up, the question remains the same: What’s wrong with this team?
Expect some discussion of a competitor franchise in Canada’s largest city at league board of governors meetings
The Phoenix Coyotes will dominate the agenda at the first day of the NHL governors’ meetings but that heated discussion may lead to another: putting a second team in Toronto.
Jim Matheson, Edmonton Journal
The New York Rangers would certainly be in the hunt for the struggling Vincent Lecavalier if he wants to waive his no-trade, no-move clause in Tampa Bay.
The Hawks lost 2-1 a game they should have won. That’s 10 goals scored in the last seven games.
“That’s a team that’s beatable, in my opinion, and we just didn’t play well enough coming in here,” Jonathan Toews said.
The Hawks had 40 shots on goal, but Toews, Brian Campbell and Patrick Kane all agreed that the quality chances are missing.
By BRUCE GARRIOCH
It might be go big or go home for the St. Louis Blues.
While many NHL insiders are shocked coach Andy Murray still is behind the bench, the Blues have waited so long to fire him that they missed out on the best coach available — Peter Laviolette — so now the word is they are eyeing the possibility of trying to make a blockbuster deal.