Author Archives: Trade Man

The Montreal Canadiens: Where are they sitting?


It’s been a bit of a jagged start to the year for Les Habitants. Getting two wins in a row certainly helps them in the standings and may keep the Francophone Faithfuls at sub-riot state, for the time being. What’s the reason for the panic among fans and media figures? Many will point to the less-than-inspired play of the young Carrey Price and even extend it to the ever-chirping P.K. Subban. The coaching staff has already lost one long term member (a shocking move considering the long term relationship between Pearn and Martin), and remain closely watched. The core of the offense has been characteristically unproductive and the team seems to lack cohesion. Let’s examine the state of affairs in Montreal.

Problems in the Flyers nets?

Bryzgalov: “I Have Zero Confidence In Myself”

Through the first 10 games of the season, it doesn’t look like $51 million well spent. Ilya Bryzgalov has allowed nine goals in a 24-hour span and an unfathomable 18 goals in his last four appearances. He has lost five straight and his biggest critic looks to be himself.

Should the Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Rick Nash?

It may be time for the Columbus Blue Jackets to move their most precious asset. It may be time for the team to do the unthinkable. It may be time for the Jackets to trade Rick Nash.

Tons of teams scouting the Oilers and Washinton game last night

An aside: there are 16 different scouts representing 15 different teams here tonight. As many as I’ve ever seen

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Boston looking to swing a deal?

Bob McKenzie reported on TSN.ca today that the Bruins may be looking to make a “hangover” trade in order to shake things up. It is mentioned that some of the Bruins players are not playing up to par and that a deal may be an option to wake the players up.