Author Archives: Trade Man

What's Kovalev Worth – Have your say

The Montreal Canadiens struggles continue and many Hab fans are voicing their displeasure with Alexei Kovalev. It is well known that under the right cir*****stances Kovalev is an elite NHL player but for some reason at the present time he is playing very poorly and it appears that he is very short on confidence.

Williams on Waivers + teams interested in Mark Bell

Tsn.ca is reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs have waived Jeremy Williams. If he does clear waivers he will report to the Toronto Marlies of the AHL.

In other news thestar.com is reporting that as many as three teams are showing interest in Mark Bell. It is also noted that that Leafs would be very “cooperative” in making any deal to move Bell.

2009-2010… the TRUE centennial!

I want to start off by saying, as a die-hard Habs fan, seeing the way they have been playing lately, makes me want to do just that…die! They are playing the western conferences’ mediocre teams and losing as if they were playing the “powerhouses” of the NHL. *sigh* anyways… I’m not going to sugarcoat it, the Habs stink worse than a mexican restaurant’s bathroom.
Anyways, to my point of this article

A more realistic Toronto Maple Leafs approach

Over the past couple of days, weeks, and months, I’ve been reading leafs rumours that have been absolutely ridiculous and make no sense at all. I’ve decided to write what I think the leafs should, and realistically, could do. Here it goes, by the way this is my first article so comments are welcome.

Gonchar set to return and Penguins looking for a winger

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette is reporting that Sergei Gonchar is set to return to action once again and it is believed that he will play this upcoming Saturday night. Also with the Penguins it is believed that they are interested in finding a winger to play along side Sidney Crosby.

Canadiens looking for a top defenseman

The FourthPeriod.com is reporting that the Montreal Canadiens are stepping up their search for a defenseman. In their report it is noted that some of the players who the Habs may have interest in include Derek Morris, Kaberle and Pronger.

Thrashers say they won't trade Kovalchuk

Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Thrashers “say that they will not trade Kovalchuk.” It is noted that the Thrashers have not had any plans to trade their Russian Superstar and that all talk of a possible deal has only been a bad rumor.

New Jersey Devils Rumors

NJ.com is reporting that the Devils may have interest in several big names heading into the trade deadline.

If I were GM

Ok, so I know I’m suggesting alot….but it is time to blow it up, and actually BLOW IT UP! No more tinkering.
No one is safe and most of them will go in my world. With that said, hold on to your hats…cuz here we go.

Oilers to Sign Jagr?

The Edmonton Journal is reporting that the Edmonton Oilers are close to signing Jaromir Jagr who has spent this season playing in Russia to a deal.

Possible Leafs Trades

With the trade deadline approaching and the leafs in a rebuilding stage, Brian Burke could find himself very busy on March 4. The leafs have a lot of players they could use as bait to help the team in it’s rebuilding stage. Here are some possible Trades by March 4.

Avery back to New York Part 3

Larry Brooks on the New York Post is anxiously waiting for the possible return of Sean Avery to the New York Rangers who appear to be in desperate need of a kick start … or just a some heart.

Antropov on his way out of town.

The Globe and Mail is reporting that Nik Antropov is on his way out of town. According to the note, it was mentioned on “AM 640 in Toronto that Burke does not think that Antropov has played well enough to warrant another contract.”