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NHL News and Rumors – Wednesday August 5, 2009

Rangers let Nikolai Zherdev walk, make wing unrestricted free agent

Gainey leaves door open for big trade

Clock ticking on Heatley

Habs aren't done yet

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.

RANGERS NEAR 'Z' DAY

LARRY BROOKS

The Rangers submitted a number below Nikolai Zherdev’s $3.25 qualifier in the salary arbitration hearing conducted on Friday, The Post has learned.

NHL probing Flyers' deal with Pronger

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.

Players looking for jobs

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 resum├ęs and calling general managers.

Bruins, Sens and Sharks talking trade together

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.

Habs could facilitate Heatley trade to Sharks

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.

Hockey Trade Rumors and News for Aug. 1st

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

Oilers give up on Heatley

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.

LAST CALL FOR ZHERDEV

LARRY BROOKS

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.

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