Author Archives: Trade Man

Leafs sign the young guns

According to a press release from Mapleleafs.com, they have resigned BELL, COLAIACOVO, HARRISON AND NEWBURY.

Carter, Peca To Toronto Possible!

Hockeybuzz.com is reporting that the Peca signing

could come as early as today! The Canadiens and

Islanders are still saying that “it could fall through.”

2006-2007 Roster and Salary Room

The leafs still have enough money to get Carter, Peca or Allison. Here is how they are set up.

Souray Denies Rumors

Sheldon Souray publically denied reports that he has requested a trade. He said he hopes to be in the canadiens long term plans and that he really wants to stay.

Sabres Fans React To Possible New Logo

While this is old news to anyone who has paid attention to the ruckus, the Buffalo Sabres supposedly will have a new logo for the coming season. Since the change from the classic running buffalo with crossed swords logo to the white buffalo head, Sabres fans have cried out for a return to the blue and gold classic colors. For the last game of the 2004 season against Washington the Sabres surprised the crowd taking the ice in the above mentioned retro styled blue and gold uniforms.

Bell will be the next Cheechoo

The other day, I opened my Excel file that listed all of my predictions for the 2006-07 NHL season, and scrolled down to Mark Bell. I downgraded his ice time and linemate quality from last year, and upgraded those same categories for this year – to the maximum that the formula would allow. His predicted points jumped from 53 to 72.

JFJ done signing forwards..?

According to Spectator’s trade rumours it appears that John Ferguson Jr. is done stacking his forwards lineup . He said in quote “the team does not have to add anymore fowards” and that “We could go with what we have,”

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Habs ink Perezhogin to one-year deal

According to tsn.ca

The Montreal Canadiens have secured almost all of their restricted free agents for the 2006-07 season, agreeing to terms with forward Alexander Perezhogin on a one-year contract.

Coliacovo Signs!….Other RFA's To Follow?

According to the Toronto Sun, The Leafs and Toronto born defensman Carlo Coliacovo have agreed to a one year deal worth approx. $905,000. The Sun also reports that JFJ does not expect any difficulty in re-signing the remaining RFA’s: Matt Stajan, Brendan Bell, Jay Harrison, Karel Pilar, and Kyle Wellwood.

Lindros Offically a Star!

Sportsnet has learned that Eric Lindros has signed a one-year deal with the Dallas Stars worth $1.55 million plus another million in incentives.

The Official Boycott of the Toronto Maple Leafs!

I am tired of terrible management! The only good GM we’ve had since Punch Imlach was around is Pat Quinn! And he was forced to resign as GM before he could make the team perfect! We coulda won with Quinn leading the way in 2004, and now we have John Ferguson, and the team looks like it did in the Ballard days.

Habs pursuing UFA Martin Rucinsky and Yanic Perrault

Montreal is believed to be interested in signing Yanic Perrault or Martin Rucinsky if trading for RFAs who are having a difficult time resigning with their clubs are not an option for the habs

Stars to Sign Lindros Sunday

According to the Dallas News, veteran center Eric Lindros is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Stars on Sunday, according to a source close to the negotiations.

Sens' Kings No More?

Last year you Sens fans dumped on us Leafs fans

for overspending on players, being ignorrant, or

because JFJ is a horrible GM, I will use this article as sort of a revenge post, so here is the article:

''Pavel Bure on the comeback trail'' ???????

Reports out of Moscow, Russia says that 35 year old Pavel Bure has had successful knee surgery and is feeling healthy enough to make a comeback to the NHL. Bure has been working with a conditioning coach for the past 6 months and the timetable for his return could be as early as December.

Recent Events

In a recent poll on tsn it asked:

“Which big name would have the biggest impact for their team”.

Shero names Chuck Fletcher as new Assistant GM

On Friday (7/14) the Pittsburgh Penguins named former Ducks’ assistant GM Chuck Fletcher as Ray Shero’s new assistant.