Author Archives: Trade Man

Rumors and tid bits from the Boston Herald

The Boston Herald is reporting that although Phil Kessel will not be on the move for a star player the Bruins may still be looking at making a deal possibly for Martin Havlat.

Dallas makes offer for Richards

The Star-Telegram is reporting that the Dallas Stars have made an offer for Brad Richards

Rumors from the Toronto Sun

Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun is reporting that big names such as Olli Jokinen, Marian Hossa, Brad Richards and Brad Campbell will take over the talk from Mats Sundin today.


According to, Mats Sundin has decided he WILL NOT waive his no trade clause.

Hey Leaf fans, lay off

The comments I have heard regarding Mats Sundin in the past few days have been disgusting, and they have all come from the arogant mouths of Leaf fans.

The Dustin Penner Play

The friendship between Edmonton Oiler’s GM Kevin Lowe and Anaheim Ducks GM Brian Burke was ruined last year when GM Brian Burke was forced to decline to match an offer sheet made by GM Kevin Lowe for Dustin Penner because it would have put them over the Maximum Team Salary Cap. Dustin Penner signed a 5-year offer sheet from the Edmonton Oiler’s after the Anahem Ducks declined.

Coming closer, and closer!

Its two days before the trade deadline, and their has been only three major deals–> stillman, and commodore to ottawa for eaves, and corvo to carolina and modry to philadelphia for a 3rd round draft pick in 2008 going to l.a. and jim vandermeer to calgary for a 3rd round draft pick in 2009 going to philadelphia.

Are the Leafs the most poorly managed franchise in modern NHL history?

When I moved from Boston to Toronto in 1979 I became a Leaf fan….after all I’m Canadian but after the Bruins I could never support Les Canadians- no offense- Habs fans but you know the history.

Hunter and Schultz re-sign long-term.

The New York Islanders have re-signed forward Trent Hunter to a five-year, $10 million contract extension. Hunter was eligible for unrestricted free agency in July.
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenceman Nick Schultz to a 6-year contract extension, totaling $21 million.

Mats Sundin Declines Trade

Toronto Maple Leafs captain Mats Sundin has been asked to waive his no-trade clause.

What Gainey will do over the next four days

All the stories about what will the old silver fox will do in TO and with all the articles about the Habs going big at the deadline, I decided to a) Have an article about what the options and scenarios for the best GM in charge of a canadian franchise could do and hopefully throw some water on the Hossa rumors cause quite frankly I really don’t want to see him in a Habs uni.

The truth revealed once and for all

You guys just dont get it, do you.. I am so so tired of hearing all you talking heads left and right complaining about how its an injustice to leaf nation if Mats isnt moved by the deadline. I mean you guys are so ridiculously blind, its getting to the point where its borderline embaressing.. And thats no joke..

Do you want to know who will actually get traded at the deadline?

Here is a list of players who are the likely candidates to get moved by the trade deadline. I have also listed the reasons behind each probability.

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