Author Archives: Trade Man
Rangers let Nikolai Zherdev walk, make wing unrestricted free agent
Gainey leaves door open for big trade
Clock ticking on Heatley
Bob Gainey has made some big changes this off-season, letting go of Koivu, Kovalev, Lang, Tanguay, trading Higgins for Gomez and acquiring Gill, Spacek, Mara, Moen, Gionta and Cammalleri from free agency. This was all done in a few days and not much has happened since .. only speculation of trades; MTL and LA , MTL and SJ, MTL and CLB .. this leads most to believe the Marleau deal is alive again, or that Frolov may be re-united with Cammalleri or that we may even get Huselius from Colombus. This is all speculation and I am going to give you what I think will happen.
The Rangers submitted a number below Nikolai Zherdev’s $3.25 qualifier in the salary arbitration hearing conducted on Friday, The Post has learned.
Philadelphia Daily News – Daily News Staff Report
The NHL is investigating the negotiations between the Flyers and defenseman Chris Pronger that led to Pronger’s 7-year, $34.5 million contract extension, a league spokesman confirmed yesterday.
ALLEN PANZERI, Canwest News Service
Charles Darwin … meet Gary Bettman.
With about six weeks left before National Hockey League training camps open, dozens of players are still looking for jobs. Their agents are busy these days, sending out resumés and calling general managers.
Sens need to find a home where Heatley wants to go. Sharks need to get under cap and change their team by adding a new top 6 winger, Bruins need to trade Kessel as they are not able to resign him. What are these teams going to do? All three of them could be in a trade together to satisfy all sides.
BRUCE GARRIOCH, Sun Media
Dany Heatley’s quest to get out of Ottawa isn’t dead yet.
Senators GM Bryan Murray confirmed in an e-mail to Sun Media that he could have “an option” to move the disgruntled left winger, but with the clock ticking toward the opening of training camp Sept. 12 at Scotiabank Place, the club will have to move quickly.
Hudler not rejoining Wings
Bertuzzi looking for work, but not with Flames
Jim Balsillie dropping gloves in NHL battle
Agent: No Progress Between Kessel and Bruins
EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers want it known that they no longer have any interest in acquiring Dany Heatley.GM Steve Tambellini held a media conference call on Friday afternoon and said that he’s going to stop pursuing a trade with the Ottawa Senators for the former 50-goal scorer.The Oilers have been linked to Heatley for about a month.
Barring a dramatic, unforeseen development, the countdown on Nikolai Zherdev’s final 96 hours as a Ranger will commence upon the conclusion of this morning’s salary arbitration hearing between the winger and the Blueshirts that will be conducted in Toronto.