Author Archives: Trade Man

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 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…

Leafs: The Whole Thing Stinks

As Leafs Nation waits for the outcome of Fletcher’s bid to start turning this team around, I’m starting to wonder if all Leafs fans want to see the Leafs win a cup or just merely win some games. Either way, the whole thing stinks!

Fabian Brunnstrom Sweepstakes!!! is reporting the several teams, including the Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs, are interested in signing this un-drafted talent. He is demanding top-six minutes and top-5 draft pick money. I’ve seen highlights of this kid, but like most people, I know very about him beyond his impressive statistics. Any insights? Where is he going?

Ryder a good fit with the Thrashers? is speculating that the Atlanta Thrashers could be one of the teams interested in Michael Ryder.