Author Archives: Trade Man

Bowman, Hawks should be united in seeking center

Stan Bowman will attend his first NHL general managers meeting this week in Toronto as the Blackhawks’ GM. The groundwork for trades often is created at the meeting, but after the Hawks went 8-4-1 in October, it didn’t seem Bowman would be very interested in tweaking his roster.

Whispers heard on possible Giguere trade

For those that missed it in print or online, Register columnist Randy Youngman reports that there have been preliminary discussions between the Ducks and Toronto involving a possible trade that would send goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere to the Maple Leafs. jiggy

Center Nylander is placed on waivers

Tarik El-Bashir

Michael Nylander was placed on waivers Saturday by the Washington Capitals, a move that could expedite a resolution to an awkward situation that has hung over the team since training camp.

Maple Leafs interested in Nathan Horton

thefourthperiod.com is reporting:

The Toronto Maple Leafs appear to be combing through the NHL for a trade partner or two, as GM Brian Burke looks for ways to bolster his roster. It’s been widely reported that the Leafs would like to move forward Jason Blake and goalie Vesa Toskala at some point this season, while various rumors have also linked Alexei Ponikarovsky and Jeff Finger to the trade block. Burke is believed to be looking for a gritty top-six forward to play alongside Phil Kessel and according to one published report, the Leafs are interested in Florida Panthers forward Nathan Horton.

will Vinny Lecavalier ask to be traded?

Get him going – one way or the other

Tampa’s continued (and not unexpected) mediocrity had ex-Bruin Rick Tocchet, the Lightning bench boss, questioning the passion of some of his charges, including captain Vinny Lecavalier. “He has to show us that’s he’s ready to play,’’ said Tocchet, disillusioned that the franchise center has only potted three goals this season.

Rumors from the Toronto Sun

BRUCE GARRIOCH

RedWings looking for a goalie?

Bolts looking to make a move?

Canes looking at trade options

Canucks interested in Forsberg

Vancouver GM Gillis says team is interested in signing former NHL MVP if he’s fully fit

Whats wrong in Calgary

The Calgary Flames are off to a decent start 8-4-1, however something just doesn’t seem to be right with the flames. At times they have played well this year however in my opinion they are fortunate to have the record they have.

Is Kaberle for Sharpe back on?

Kris Versteeg also possible trade bait for Hawks

After being selected the NHL’s first star this past week, it seems a good bet everyone in the hockey world is aware that Tomas Kaberle is having a terrific season.

Several sources are reporting that trade talk between Chicago and Toronto could be back on, and the Hawks may again be targeting the Leaf star blue liner.

Pressure building for Vincent Lecavalier

Pierre LeBrun

Any other year, and Vincent Lecavalier’s so-so start to the season wouldn’t have generated this much attention.

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