Author Archives: Trade Man

Rumors from the Toronto Sun

By BRUCE GARRIOCH, Sun Media

The Maple Leafs GM has to wait until January before he can hold talks on a contract extension for rookie goalie Jonas “The Monster” Gustavsson, but he might want to get the framework in place, because if Burke is going to live by the sword, he had better be prepared to die by it, too.

GM: Niedermayer will retire with Ducks

POST STAFF REPORT

Following comments from Scott Niedermayer that he could be traded back to the Devils, Ducks GM Bob Murray told the Los Angeles Times that will not happen.

DREGER: NIEDERMAYER, BRUNNSTROM SUBJECTS OF TRADE TALK

DARREN DREGER

Two surprising names have surfaced to fuel the possibility of NHL trades. Anaheim defenceman Scott Niedermayer is one, and sophomore Dallas forward Fabian Brunnstrom the other.

Wings aren't interested in Jean-Sabastien Giguere

Chris McCosky

Media and internet rumors circulating out of the general managers’ meetings in Toronto earlier this week intimated that the Anaheim Ducks are seeking trade offers for $6 million goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere, now a back-up to Jonas Hiller.

Forsberg not ready for NHL return

The Flyers have expressed interest in bringing former captain Peter Forsberg back to Philadelphia, but it appears the 36-year-old Swede is not quite ready to commit himself to an NHL comeback.

At least not yet.

Giguere says he wants to stay … and be No. 1

ERIC STEPHENS

Fully aware of the uproar created from his outspoken frustration about his backup status, Ducks goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere said he does not want a trade and only wants a chance to win back his starting job.

NHL teams VALUE

Forbes just released its latest value rankings for NHL teams. no big surprise except that Chicago is all the sudden a powerhouse again. Leafs are still way ahead of the pack though and Rangers out due the Habs…..

Leafs aim for Winter Classic

No matter how the local teams perform, Toronto could host some big games in the next few seasons.

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment has made a pitch to the NHL for Toronto to hold the annual Winter Classic at BMO Field, a pair of entry drafts, as well as all-star games for both the NHL and Major League Soccer.

Ducks' Giguere: I'd rather retire than be a backup goalie.

J.P. Hoornstra, Staff Writer

Ducks goaltender Jean- Sebastien Giguere: “I’d rather retire than be a backup goalie.” was in full health Monday and will accompany the team on a four-game road trip starting Wednesday in New Jersey.

We have to add player: Sens GM

Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray is pleased with his team’s performance this season, but he isn’t done tinkering yet.