Author Archives: Trade Man

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.

Source: Sharks not trying to lure CuJo to San Jose

San Jose doesn’t have Curtis Joseph on its radar contrary to Internet rumors, the Sharks are not among the teams trying to lure the veteran goalie back to the NHL.

Bowman: Maple Leafs turned me down

If the Maple Leafs tailspin calls for the firing of JFJ weren’t bad enough in Toronto, the team’s fans got another punch in the gut from an interview with Scotty Bowman on Saturday night.


Looks like Montreal will make the post-season (unless they have a free fall like last season) So how many people think Bob Gainey will make a move before the deadline?

What can they use?
What do they need?
Who will they be willing the trade?

Some good news for once

The Leafs are in a position to have a good season in 08-09, but not in the standings.