Author Archives: Trade Man

Coyotes to go bankrupt?

The Vancouver Sun is reporting that the Phoenix Coyotes may be the first NHL team to declare bankruptcy.

Big Changes in Ottawa?

With the Ottawa Senators playing very poorly there are a ton of rumors floating around the nations Capital about potential changes that the Senators may make to pull out of this slump. Some of the rumors include Gerber and Heatley.

Luongo ready to return – Is Sanford the odd man out?

Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo is just about ready to reurn (this Thursday) and as a result of his return the Canucks will have a decision to make regarding their other two goalies.

Possible deals before the draft

Their have been many articles on this site and some have been realistic and others absolutely impossible, but here are my ideas.

Lecavalier to Montreal may be possible

Bob McKenzie of is speculating that there is potential for the Habs to swing a deal for Lecavailer.

Fantasy Hockey: Around the Western Conference

Written by Joe Cutroni, Staff Writer

January 9, 2009

Joe Cutroni provides an inside look at who’s hot and who’s not around the Western Conference to give you the edge you need in your fantasy hockey league.

Coach Therrien is safe for now ?

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette is reporting that Penguins coach Michel Therrien is safe for the time being.

Sub or Flub Maple Leafs Solpisism Contest

After reading the eventy billionth Leafs trade rumor, I figured everyone has their own idea of how the team should move forward. So, rather than dissect the minutia of the particulars, we could each post our own plan of how to right the ship and then declare a ‘best’ plan.

2009 UFA Free Agent List

HTR has updated our 2009 listing of soon to be unrestricted free agents. Please note that the listing is unsourced. If any one has a link to add for a reference please add it to this news article.

The 2009 UFA List can be found here

Shanahan Signs with the Devils

Various sources are reporting that the Brendan Shanahan has agreed to play for the New Jersey Devils for the remainder of this season.

Burke's team

While GM of the Anaheim Ducks, Brian Burke acquired Morrison, Bertuzzi, May, and hired Dave Nonis to be his assistant GM.

While GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brian Burke has acquired May, and hired Dave Nonis as assistant GM.

This tells you that Brian likes certain players, and likes to get players he’s had before. This would mean very little, if not for the fact that the Anaheim Ducks will have 13 unrestricted free agents on July 1, 2009.

Bruins to make a move?

The Bruins season to date has been somewhat magical. As a loyal Bruins fan, it is incredible to see this team come together. The chemistry really started last playoffs when they were down 3 games to 1 to Montreal and fought back to force game 7. I think this made a believer out of quite a few Bruins fans and most importantly the players themselves.

Fantasy Hockey: Eastern Conference Scene

Written by Frank Mazzola, Staff Writer

January 8, 2009

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