Author Archives: Trade Man
The FourthPeriod.com is reporting that the Montreal Canadiens are stepping up their search for a defenseman. In their report it is noted that some of the players who the Habs may have interest in include Derek Morris, Kaberle and Pronger.
Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Thrashers “say that they will not trade Kovalchuk.” It is noted that the Thrashers have not had any plans to trade their Russian Superstar and that all talk of a possible deal has only been a bad rumor.
NJ.com is reporting that the Devils may have interest in several big names heading into the trade deadline.
Ok, so I know I’m suggesting alot….but it is time to blow it up, and actually BLOW IT UP! No more tinkering.
No one is safe and most of them will go in my world. With that said, hold on to your hats…cuz here we go.
The Edmonton Journal is reporting that the Edmonton Oilers are close to signing Jaromir Jagr who has spent this season playing in Russia to a deal.
With the trade deadline approaching and the leafs in a rebuilding stage, Brian Burke could find himself very busy on March 4. The leafs have a lot of players they could use as bait to help the team in it’s rebuilding stage. Here are some possible Trades by March 4.
Larry Brooks on the New York Post is anxiously waiting for the possible return of Sean Avery to the New York Rangers who appear to be in desperate need of a kick start … or just a some heart.
The Globe and Mail is reporting that Nik Antropov is on his way out of town. According to the note, it was mentioned on “AM 640 in Toronto that Burke does not think that Antropov has played well enough to warrant another contract.”
The Toronto Sun is reporting that while Kubina and Kaberle may be willing to waive their no trade clause their priority is to remain Maple Leafs. Although it is reported that their priority is to remain Leafs it is also noted that if deals do take place each of the players would like to land in a city that they find to be “favourable.”
The ESPN Sunday roundup reports that the Canucks are believed to be ne of the many teams interested in Mathieu Schneider. Other teams that are noted in this article that are believed to be interested in the aging defender include Montreal, Colorado, New Jersey and Buffalo.
When does a coach lose control of a team?
When does the team stop picking up what he is metaphorically putting down?
No matter how good a coach you have, if he cannot get a team on board. He has to go.
Teams looking to add will have many options this upcoming deadline. Here’s how the numbers shake down.
The entire hockey world knows that this is the Montreal Canadiens centennial season and expectations for Les Canadiens are higher than ever! Like many other Habs fans I witnessed their last two games this past weekend (losses to Buffalo and Toronto) with much concern. This is a team that is severely lacking intensity, motivation and urgency. Just a year ago the Habs were the surprise of the NHL, storming up the standings with Alexei Kovalev leading the way amidst the chants of MVP at the Bell Centre. A year later Kovalev (with the exception of his MVP all-star game performance) is dragging this Canadiens team down with his uninspired and unproductive play.