Author Archives: Trade Man

Thrashers prepared if trade for Hosa happens

The Atlanta Journal is reporting that the Thrashers will be “prepared if trade for Hossa Materializes.” It is well known that Hossa will be a hot commodity at this years trade deadline if the Thrashers are out of playoff contention and they are able to come to an agreement on a future contract.

Blake Seeing Red?

Sources in Detroit say that Wings’ General Manager Ken Holland has had more than one discussion with the Los Angeles Kings to inquire about the potential in trading veteran Blue Liner Rob Blake to the Motor City.

The Plan Did Remain the Same and Came Back to Bite Them

Almost two years ago I wrote the following article.

It is disturbing to me today that I was right all along. By no means am i trying to boast being a hockey expert. On the contrary, I am simply stunned that if the common fan was able to see this demise back in early 2006, how come a bunch of wealthy, smart business men could not?

Habs need to get Richards!!

Hi everyone!!

This is my first post so please, do not be too hard on me.

In order to upgrade the talent level on that team and to insure the post Koivu-Kovalev (cause they will be UFA’s after next year) era, the Habs need to get Richards on their lineup.

Will Doug MacLean become the Leafs new full-time GM?

Hey guys, is reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs are thinking about hiring former Columbus Blue Jackets GM Doug MacLean as their new full-time GM.

Ty Conklin…. what? TY CONKLIN!?!?

With Marc Andre Fleury about a month away from returning, and Dany Sabourin on a one-way contract and Ty Conklin on a two-way contract, what do you think the Pens will/should do once Fleury comes back? And who will be the number one goalie?

For those that don’t know, Ty Conklin is currently playing as easily the best goalie in the League, going 10-0-1 in his 11 games, with a disgusting League-leading 0.949 SV% and an exceptional (especially for the East and offensive-minded, defensively-inept Penguins) League-leading 1.72GAA.

12 On Pace for More than 100 points

There are 12 Players on pace for 100+ points.

9 on pace for 50+ goals this season.

Leafs ask Fletcher about interim GM job is reporting that the Maple Leafs have asked former Toronto GM Cliff Fletcher if he is interested in taking over as interim GM of the team.

Tallon Expected to trade for Offensive Dman This Week

Let’s make a deal: General manager Dale Tallon a few days ago was believed to be close to making a trade for a veteran defenseman to play the point on the power play.

Peddie: No comment on Maurice rumours

Rampant speculation continues to swirl around the Toronto Maple Leafs and the dysfunctional Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Board of Governors.

Sabres have to plot their course

In the next six weeks, as the NHL trade deadline nears, the Buffalo Sabres’ hierarchy is certain to hold a meeting in one of the cozy upstairs HSBC Arena offices concerning their plans for the future. The questions before them are simple, unlikely to short-circuit the melons of the franchise’s deep thinkers.

If Forsberg returns, it's likely as a Flyer

The Flyers are waiting, contract in hand, for Peter Forsberg to declare himself ready to return to the NHL.

Best position

If I were to say which organization is in the best position right now. It might surprise you.