Author Archives: Trade Man

Team Canada 2010

With the Olympics growing nearer there has been alot of talk about who will represents Canada. Here are my picks. For starters Forwards John Tavares Kyle Turris (A)Steven Stamkos Defence Drew Doughty (A) Luke Schenn (C) Goalies Steve Mason Carey Price

Leaf News and tidbits. is reporting on the latest Maple Leafs News. One such piece of news is that it appears that the frustrations are beginning to get the best of the players as it is noted that Blake and Grabovski apparently got into a tussle at recent practice as a bunch of kids looked on.

Bruins looking to make some moves

The BostonHerald is reporting possible trade rumors that could involve the Colorado Avalanche or the Minnesota Wild.

TSN's Mid-Season Top 30 Draft Prospects for 2009

TSN, probably the best hockey news outlet in all of Canada, has come up with their top 30 draft prospects for the upcoming 2009 NHL entry draft in Montreal, Quebec. Hockey analyst Bob McKenzie gives hockey fans a deep, and great analysis of all prospects in this years draft. According to TSN, this is their top 30 for 09.

Mega Deal in the Works between Pittsburgh and Tampa? is reporting the possibility of a huge trade between the Penguins and the Lightning that would see Martin St. Louis moved to Pittsburgh.

Tampa to move Prospal and Halpren? is reporting on the latest trade rumors with regards to the Tampa Bay Lightning. It is believed that the Sharks and Blue Jackets are interested in several Bolt players.

Weight out for six weeks.

The New York Post is reporting that the New York Islanders have lost veteran Doug Weight for six weeks. Put differently HTR feels that not only did the Islanders loose Weight for six weeks but they will also lose out on part of his trade value.

Fantasy Hockey: Hot and Not Eastern Conference Scene

Written by Frank Mazzola, Staff Writer

Frank Mazzola takes a look at the NHL’s Eastern Conference and keeps you up to date on the latest developments.


New Jersey Devils

Who’s Hot

Patrik Elias (LW, NJ) is quietly putting together an amazing season; and he is on pace to reach somewhere around 92 points. He’s been brutally hot as of late, notching 11 points over his last ten games (three of them on the power play), and going plus-4 at the same time. As hard to believe as it may be, he’s actually unowned in a small percentage of leagues, which means there are quite a few fantasy hockey players out there not paying attention.

Canada Olympic Team 2010

With the Olympics now 1 year away, I thought it would be time to pick my 2010 Team Canada. The team will consist of 13 forwards 7 defensemen, and 3 goalies. I’ll also include a taxi squad of 4 forwards, and 4 defenseman. I don’t know why I chose that number…I just did.

Canucks looking to bolster roster

According to the Vancouver Province, the Canucks are heading into the trade deadline as buyers and have plenty of money under the salary cap to spend on new players.

Heatley being shopped?

The Senators new Coach has invigarated his team, but he has squarely placed Dany Heatley in his dog-house. The truth of the matter is Heatley has some of the best hands in the league and is a pure sniper, but not once since 2 seasons ago Has Heatley ever put the team on his back like Spezza and Alfie have led the Sens to victory.

What's Kovalev Worth – Have your say

The Montreal Canadiens struggles continue and many Hab fans are voicing their displeasure with Alexei Kovalev. It is well known that under the right cir*****stances Kovalev is an elite NHL player but for some reason at the present time he is playing very poorly and it appears that he is very short on confidence.

Williams on Waivers + teams interested in Mark Bell is reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs have waived Jeremy Williams. If he does clear waivers he will report to the Toronto Marlies of the AHL.

In other news is reporting that as many as three teams are showing interest in Mark Bell. It is also noted that that Leafs would be very “cooperative” in making any deal to move Bell.