Author Archives: Trade Man

Reasoner out of Edmonton

According to http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=243610&lid=sublink01&lpos=headlines_nhl, the Atlanta Thrashers have signed free agent forward Marty Reasoner. The contract was undisclosed.

Horcoff agrees to six year contract extension!

Edmotnon Oilers have locked up Center Shawn Horcoff to a six year extension. Horcoff was an All-Star and at the skills competition was named “fastest skater”. Horcoff had 21 goals and 50 points in just 53 games last season. Horcoff will be under contract until the 2014-2015 season.


Huge three way deal in the works

Sportsnet is reporting a rumor regarding a possible huge three way deal between the Kings, Senators and the Hawks.

What's next for the Blackhawks?

We all know that the Blackhawks are now above the cap. The exact number, according to nhlnumbers.com, is 2.508 millions. So they must ship salary somewhere, while trying to fill the few missing pieces the team has.

Are the Oilers done yet?

Edmonton has had a busy offseason this summer but they still have some some work to do..

St. Louis signs Andy Wozniewski

An Illinois newspaper is reporting that the St. Louis Blues have signed UFA Andy Wozniewski.

Leafs deal pick for Ryan Hollweg

According to TSN and Sportsnet
The Leafs have sent their 2009 fifth round pick (from Pittsburg aquired in the Hal Gill trade) to the New York Rangers for rugged winger Ryan Hollweg.
The 25 year old had four points (2-2) in 70 games last year with the Rangers.

Murray and Hartsburg like team as it is

Bryan Murray is going to be making a comment in the near future about the rumors of Chris Neil and Antoine Vermette being traded. Murray has said Chris Neil is an unexpensible player on how he plays and Vermette is close to a deal, but just wants a long term contract. It seems Murray and Vermette will agree to a 3 year most likely to keep Vermette in the line-up this season.

Islanders Fire Ted Nolan!

TED NOLAN WAS FIRED TODAY. Isles say they are already talking to replacements.

Jason Williams signs with the Thrashers

Despite rumors of Williams heading to the Senators TSN.ca reports that Jason Williams has signed a 1 year contract worth 2.2 million dollars with the Atlanta Thrashers.

The story can be seen at: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=243386&lid=headline&lpos=topStory_nhl

Vermette asks to be traded!

Restricted Free Agent forward Antoinne Vermette of the Ottawa Senators has asked to be traded! Vermette has been asking for a long term contract but GM Bryan Murray isnt going to give him one. Also the Sens have reportedly been shopping Chris Neil who could be packaged with Vermette in a trade. Vermette had 25 goals and 53 points with a +3 rating last year.

Lecavalier resigns for 11 years!

According to www.sportsnet.ca :

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed Vincent Lecavalier to an US$85-million, 11-year contract extension, a source told The Canadian Press.

Nucks and Devils talking?

A few sources in Vancouver are speculating that a trade involving the canucks and devils could be on the horizon. It is said that the Nucks are shopping rugged d-man Kevin Bieksa for speedy devil forward Brian Gionta, this would make sense as bieksa is making 3.75 million this year and Gionta is making 4 million. This would then still leave the 10 million needed to sign Mats Sundin.