Author Archives: Trade Man

Kings trying to make goalie moves

Rds.ca is reporting that the LA Kings have recalled Dan Cloutier from the minors with the hope that he will be claimed by another team so that they can make a deal to help their poor goaltending situation.

Canucks Still in hunt for Forberg

The Vancouver Sun is reporting that the Canucks are said to still be in the running for Forsberg.

Forget Forsberg, Gainey chasing Hossa!

According to TFP.com the Ottawa sun reports that Bob Gainey has zero interest in UFA Peter Forsberg and is trying to put a deal together for Marian Hossa.

Check it out:

http://www.thefourthperiod.com/news/mtl080206.html

Are The Canadians Talking To Hossa's Agent???

There has been reports that the canadians are talking to hossa’s agent on a deal. The ATLANTA TRASHERS so they say has given permission to gainy to speak to his agent…. Well i think this is a good thing for both sides especially ATLANTA unlike gainy will not let an ufa hossa walk for nothing especially when there not sure even to make the playoffs.

Gainey is willing to pay big.

Gainey is not willing to part with any first round pick and/or future prospects without having an insurance plan.

Atlanta has made it clear that they are interested in some of Montreals young guns. Any hab fan thinking it’s a Ryder /Hossa deal, your dreaming.

Atlanta needs are at center, and on defence.

The fact that Gainey is trying to extend Hossa’s contract and offering him around the same amount offered to Briere this summer cleary states that Gainey is will to give up something big.
“Chipchura, Yamelin, and a firstround pick for Hossa is what I hearing.

How to fix the New York Islanders

The Islanders, losers of their last 5 games, need some fixing and tweaking in their lineup in order to be competitive for this season and seasons to come

Blue Jackets sign Jason Chimera to a four year deal

The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that the club has inked LW Jason Chimera to a four-year contract extension.

The deal will pay Chimera $1.875M per season.

Speculation from the Ottawa Sun

Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun provides some interesting rumor talk surrounding the Ottawa Senators.

Crazy Sundin / Jokinen Rumors from Florida

The Palm Beach Post is reporting some crazy trade rumors regarding Olli Jokinen.

Forsberg Turns Down Detroit

Mlive.com based out of Detroit is reporting that Forsberg has said “no” to the Red Wings.

Who's to blame for Ryders misfortunes ?!

So we all know that Micheal Ryder is out of town for sure by Feb 26th. He’s had a less than stellar year with a mere 8 goals and 18 points. What happened to the guy who scored 25, 30 and another 30 goals the past 3 years ?

It’s easy to blame the guy for his lack lustre year but lets keep in mind all the factors bearing in his downward spiral.

The Toronto Maple Leafs future

First of all now that the trade deadline is approaching more and more teams seem to be more interested in Sundin.

Good time to be a Leaf fan

Following the Leafs win Saterday night against the Senators, I realized just how interesting it is to be a Leaf fan now a days.