Author Archives: Trade Man
And still trying to land a higher 1st round pick
The Toronto Star is reporting that Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke will open the vault this summer and spend big money.
Burke also added he is not any closer to landing a higher draft pick, but indicated that if something were to happen, it would probably occur on the floor during draft day.
With Burke’s revelation that the Leafs will spend heavily, several intriguing options are out there.
The Canucks are going to make some changes this summer. The Sedin’s will be resigned though. Roberto Luongo will likely be extended. The Canucks want to get faster though. They would like to get younger on defense and add another puck moving defender.
Its down to this: Do or Die time
Jim Balsillie has given a deadline, after which he will decline his offer to buy the Coyotes…. Arizona legal system alters old ruling to accomodate him.
Tsn.ca is reporting that late Tuesday night, Patrick Roy phoned Colorado Avalanche president Pierre Lacroix to say he was turning down the coaching offer due to “family reasons”. “All I can say is that the Avalanche’s offer was more than interesting,”
JS Giguere has run out of time with the Ducks and is being pushed out by Hillar. Looks like Philly and Toronto are the possible destinations….
These are the trades that the Flyers should make in the offseason so that they can fix the mess that they have.
– Thomas Kaberle, Luke Schenn, 2009 first rounder
– Ryan Malone, 2nd overall pick, 2009 2nd rounder
I just read an unconfirmed report that the Habs offered 6.5 million for 1 year to Alex Kovalev. Also the report says that the Habs also promised Alex the Captaincy. The article goes on to say Komisarek was presented a contract worth 4 million a year and he said no!
I’m back with Cap Restrictions, and this time I’ve done my homework. No rambling to start off, I’m just getting straight to the point here.
Now, with the Rangers out of the playoffs, the questions for their fans is clear. What is going to happen? Well, here we go.
Tsn.ca has reported that Sergei Federov may be leaving the NHL after 18 years to play in the KHL. the longtime red wing, duck, blue jacket and most recently capital is set to be an UFA in july.
Former Toronto Maple Leaf Peter Zezel died on Wednesday, after a more than 10-year battle with a rare blood disorder. He was 44. A Toronto native, Zezel played 16 years in the NHL and was one of the most popular Maple Leafs when the team enjoyed a resurgence during the early 1990s. He retired from the NHL in 1999, but for the past 11 years he ran the Peter Zezel Hockey and Sports Camp, and also coached minor hockey with the Don Mills Flyers.