Author Archives: Trade Man
Its less than two days from the trade deadline and have seen quite a few players gone so far.
– thrashers trade D Schneider to montreal for 2nd and 3rd round draft picks
– islanders trade F Mike Comrie & D Chris Campoli to Senators for F Dean McAmmond and a 1st round draft pick.
– Montreal trade F Steve Begin to Dallas for D Doug Janik
– Anaheim trade F Chris Kunitz and prospect F Eric Tangradi to Pittsburgh for D Ryan Whitney
– today*- Atlanta trade D Niklas Havelid to New Jersey for D Anssi Salmela
A Collection of Leaf rumors from various sources, including radio, print, and internet bloggers.
Tsn.ca reports that the “Atlanta Thrashers traded defenceman Niclas Havelid to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for blueliner Annsi Salmela.”
Eric Duhatschek of The Globe and Mail is reporting on the latest assortment of rumors. Some of the names that are mentioned include Ryan Smyth, Jay Bouwmeester, Chris Pronger, Olli Jokinen.
Here’s some of the latest deadline chatterings:
FAN 590 – Doug MacLean stated the Leafs and Columbus may be talking of a bigger deal including Nik Antropov+ (names Dominic Moore, Anton Strahlman & a draft pick as options) for Pascal LeClaire. LeClaire has now been linked to both Ontario teams as they each try and find a long term solution in goal.
The Detroit News is reporting that the Wings are not likely to make a mega deal at the deadline this year and the startribune.com is reporting that Gaborik is well ahead of schedule and it set to return in about 2 weeks.
The New York Post is reporting that the Coyotes and Devils may make a deal. Cyberpress is reporting that Gainey has likely finished his shopping in Montreal and that the Guerin to Montreal rumors are just that … rumors.
The Star Tribune is reporting that Doug Risebrough (Wild G.M.) is not tipping his hand regarding a possible trade. In other news (different article) it appears that the Ducks will meet with Neidermayer to find out his intentions for the future.
The Columbus Dispatch is reporting a rumor of a possible deal between the Blue Jackets and Senators. This rumor would see the Senators obtain a goalie.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the “could be active as they look to bolster their roster for a run to the postseason.”
The Calgary Herald is reporting that Gary Roberts is “open to a return to Calgary.”
Buffalo Sports News is reporting that the Sabres are looking for a taker for Afinogenov who continues to be a healthy scratch.
For those of you who enjoyed the first edition of Deal Or No Deal, I give you… THE 2.0. For those that missed the debut (http://hockeytraderumors.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=11159)
The Jay Bouwmeester Edition
Alright Panther fans, lets do this. I want to put this out there before something happens. We’ve all heard the rumors out there. We know the Panthers don’t want to fold their tent, but we know it makes little sense to lose him for nothing after the season. So lets see if we can come up with something new to please everyone.