Author Archives: Trade Man

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.

More canadiens Rumors

As everyone Knows Ryder has been rumored o be out of Montreal for a long time now. On Sunday, he showed up for the game, and was simply told not to bother dressing, packed his bags, and went up to the dressing room. He needs a change of scenery like Mike Ribiero. He too can be a top line forward in this league but not in Montreal. This is the biggest trade rumor right now in Montreal:

Forsberg Speculation

Rather than continue creating team-based articles based around speculation that Forsberg might return to one NHL team, I thought it might be better to have an open forum wherein everyone can express their opinions.

What is Bob Gainey Doing with Carey Price?

So Carey Price gets called up after playing about a month in the AHL and he had average numbers. A lot of fans are questioning the move or judging Bob Gainey for rushing Carey Price in the NHL.

I believe there is a plan behind this…