Author Archives: Trade Man

Ducks to make deadline moves?

The OC Register is reporting that Brian Burks is not a big trade deadline guy but with that being said “the fact that we’ve lost six in a row, there is temptation to panic.”

Canucks Shopping for Swedes

The Vancouver Province is reporting that GM Dave Nonis was recently in Sweden having good looks at both Fabian Brunnstrom and Peter Forsberg.

Habs Report More…

RDS reports that Jaroslav Halak has been sent down to Hamilton which means the obvious….Check it out:

After watching the NY Rangers defeat a 3 goal defecate, Montreal clearly shows the lack that “Star/Clutch/Experienced” player. I strongly believe this club is a trade away from being a serious threat….

Halak goes down, Price to come back.

RDS has reported that the Canadiens have sent Halak back to Hamilton. With the Habs having to play the Sens twice this week, as well as the leafs, are they about to call Carey price back to the NHL to relieve some pressure from Huet?

Feaster May Offer Boyle Extension

The absence and presence of D Dan Boyle on the ice each stand out for the same reason – he means that much to the Lightning attack.

Flyers president expects Forsberg decision to 'happen quick'

The Flyers’ bid to sign Peter Forsberg took an interesting turn Saturday when general manager Paul Holmgren revealed he is in Sweden on a scouting assignment.

Avs hoping to make offer if Forsberg returns

The answer is yes — the Avalanche is very interested in Peter Forsberg, and plans to make him an offer. But the Avs — like any other NHL team with interest — are waiting to hear when or if their former star center is ready to play again.

Moves the leafs MUST make

Now I know that I’ll get chewed out for writing another article about the Maple Leafs but the fact is that there are simply a few moves that the leafs need to make.

Flyers GM Holmgren Visits Forsberg?

According to TSN, Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has gone to Sweden on an unspecified journey.

Blue Jackets to make decision about Foote?

The TorontoSun is reporting that the Adam Foote situation will be a lot clearer by the end of next week.

Foppa Flipping to Montreal?

After marrying a girl from Montreal and saying that he wanted to play in the eastern conference and wanted a shot at the cup could Forsberg suit up for the Canadiens?

Leaf rumors: Vultures reported at the ACC, fire sale coming

Alfredson would like Sundin in Ottawa

It’s Groundhog Day, again, and the trade deadline is 25 days away.

And since the Maple Leafs hired Cliff “let’s make a deal” Fletcher as their new interim GM, you can bet your grand-daddy’s gold watch that significant roster moves are going to be made.

As such, we can expect an assortment of trade rumors up until February 26th. Here are the latest ones.

Oilers and Jackets make Swap

According to, the Oilers and Jackets have swapped players with Dick Tarnstrom going to Columbus for Curtis Glencross.