Author Archives: Trade Man
Kevin Lowe, Steve Tambellini and the rest of the Oilers brass are bunkering down in Ottawa for d-day. The Oil would like to make a splash but it’s more likely that will have to wait for the summer.
Possible bargaining chips for the Oilers include: W Erik Cole, W Robert Nilsson, F Marc Pouliot, F Rob Schremp, D Ladislav Smid, D Taylor Chorney and possibly of most value, one of D Tom Gilbert or D Denis Grebeshkov.
Moves of the morning. Tsn.ca is reporting that the following moves have taken place this morning. “The Pittsburgh Penguins placed two-time All-Star Miroslav Satan on waivers, The Ducks placed Brendan Morrison on waivers, Gerber was once again placed on waivers and the Tampa Bay Lightning have placed Gary Roberts on waivers.
Brian Burke is not expecting to trade Kaberle or Ian White at the deadline, but names like Antropov and Mayers are still buzzing around.
The latest rumors on the Hurricanes, an update on Dominic Moore and the latest on Derek Morris.
Tsn.ca is reporting on the tough decisions that will have to be made on Pronger and Bouwmeester.
Sportsnet.ca is reporting that Senators Defenseman Filip Kuba has reversed his stance with regard to waiving his no trade clause. It is now speculated that if the soon to be unrestricted free agent can not agree to a new deal by tomorrow than he will be willing to waive his no movement clause in order to be moved to a different team.
For weeks now, Detroit GM Ken Holland has been publicly saying that his goaltending is good enough. Even if the public is telling him he’s wrong. Holland feels that the Wings do not need an upgrade on Chris Osgood & Ty Conklin. So the question is – Is he right? Are the Wings tenders okay?
Pierre Lebrun is reporting on a ton of rumors, many of them are the same as what HTR has published, but a new rumor that is mentioned is that the Penguins may be looking to awing a deal with the Senators for Jarkku Ruutu, who left the Penguins last season to sign with the Senators.
TheStar.com is reporting that “Marty St. Louis, rather than Vinny Lecavalier, may be the Tampa Bay Lightning star that could be on the move.” + HTR provides a tidbit on Alex Burrows.
According to Sportsnet.ca Montreal Canadiens Forward/Defenseman Mathieu Dandenault is the most likely on the team to be traded.