Author Archives: Trade Man

Is Bourque on the trade block?

Not suggesting Feaster is shopping Bourque, but his name is out there and teams are interested.

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Phoenix or bust

There continues to be a lot of Kyle Turris trade rumors surfacing, including some that say teams have made “significant” offers to the Phoenix Coyotes; all of which is apparently news to Phoenix GM Dave Maloney, who continues to be adamant that the Coyotes are not trading the restricted free agent who hasn’t come to terms on a new deal, and that if he plays anywhere in the NHL this season, it will be Phoenix or bust. If Turris isn’t signed by Dec. 1st, he’s not eligible to play in the NHL this season.

Hodgson ready to wing it

t seemed like since the middle of summer people were speculating where Cody Hodgson would land once Ryan Kesler returned from hip labrum surgery.

Third line? Fourth? Chicago Wolves?

On Tuesday against the New York Rangers he’ll be playing right wing on a line with Kesler and Chris Higgins – which is much less of a issue for Hodgson than many would have thought.

SCOUTS HONOUR


The Foster Hewitt Media Gondola at the Air Canada Centre always is a popular spot for league scouts but there were more than usual on hand on Monday night. All in all, 17 teams were represented including scouts from the Bruins, Stars, Panthers,

KESSEL EVOLVING INTO UNLIKELY LEADER

Matt Frattin is just three months and one day younger than Phil Kessel.

“He’s also played like five years,” said the 23-year-old Frattin of Kessel’s NHL experience. “That’s why I asked him the other day and he said he’d already played five and was on his sixth, I was like ‘You’re a year older than me and you already played that many’. I couldn’t believe it.”