Author Archives: Trade Man

Hockey News – October 7, 2009

Milan Lucic earns three-year extension

Canucks upset at Burke over draft comments

Avalanche’s injured goaltender Anderson might resume practice today

Hockey Trade Rumors and News

Rangers looking for another defenseman

Chamber of commerce eyes Islanders move to Queens

Kostitsyn reports to AHL; Habs promise trade

NHL News – October 5, 2009

Goaltending already a problem for Leafs

Panthers, center Dominic Moore agree to contract

Drury absent from PP unit

Cherry rips NHLPA over Kelly’s firing

Breaking in New Hab-Its

There was no team that underwent a greater facelift than the Montreal Canadiens.

With 12 UFAs let go and 7 veteran newcomers brought in, plus the addition of a new coach, this is definitely a new team in Montreal.

There have been some unimpressed by the moves made by Bob Gainey. The team got older, the team got much smaller, the team lacks French Canadians, the team lacks a captain. the team doesnt have a front line centre.

Time for Leafs to unleash The Monster

Damien Cox

Peter Chiarelli must be salivating already.

The Boston Bruins GM, all but bullied into trading young sniper Phil Kessel to the Maple Leafs last month, can’t help but hope the Leafs have a lousy season – or two – since he and the Bruins own Toronto’s first-round pick for each of the next two years.

Will the Andrei Markov injury in Montreal create a trade opportunity between the

Adrian Dater

It might.

Last night, the Canadiens lost top defenseman Andrei Markov to a cut tendon from the skate blade of Carey Price, and he could be out four months.

Hockey Rumors and News – October 2, 2009

1. Michael Nylander’s days with the Caps nearly done

2. Sens owner says Heatley left ‘sour taste’

3. Shanny opts out as Devils go with kids

4. Dallas Stars give Robidas four-year deal

Leafs Seek To Beat (and Beat Up) The Competition

When the John Ferguson era with the Toronto Maple Leafs ended in January 2008 the cupboards were bereft of youth, talent, depth and skill.

20 months and 2 GMs later, there is finally some sense of optimism, direction and hope in Leaf Nation.

NJ Devils cut winger Brendan Shanahan

Rich Chere/The Star-Ledger

There was speculation as to the status of veteran right winger Brendan Shanahan, who did not take part in Thursday morning’s Devils practice.

NHL News and Rumors – October 1, 2009

1. Kostitsyn’s career with Habs hangs in the balance

2. BAUM TURNS DOWN BOTH BIDS FOR PHOENIX COYOTES

3. Zubov asks Senators for trade

4. Dispute May Prevent Viewers From Watching N.H.L. Openers on DirecTV

5. Gainey, Martin question Leafs’ physical approach

6. Kovalchuk unlikely to re-sign by season opener