Author Archives: Trade Man

Ottawa Should Sign Emery Soon

Bruce Garrioch of Sun Media is suggesting that the Senators should get on the ball and sign Ray Emery to a new contract before July the first.

Speculation from the Swamp

Tom Gulitti of NorthJersey.com is reporting that Brian Rafalski who is et to become unrestricted on July first wants to remain with the Devils.

Habs fans be patient!!!!

We all now as Habs fans the situation in Montreal. UFA’s are hard to come by for the many reason’s we have all heard before. Until now our minor system has been not very good, so now that is looking promising some of us want to trade it all away for a potential quick fix!! then there are those who think we can make a deal and give away nothing!!!!

Bowman turns down Leafs

A story by Steve Simmons of The Toronto Sun has said Scotty Bowman has turned down the leafs over a reluctance to work with Richard Peddie.

Florida has to make some decisions

The Florida Sun-Sentinel is suggesting that the Florida Panthers will cut loose goalie Alex Auld by not tendering him a qualifying offer. What is interesting about this move is that a year ago he was set to be their top goalie. Other news from Florida is that the Panthers may be looking to bring back Martin Gelinas and Jozef Stumpel for another season.

Penguins do not want Scuderi to test market, will let Thibault become UFA.

In an article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, it is stated that after giving qualifying offers and still having 16 players that can become free-agents, Ray Shero is only trying to sign defenseman Rob Scuderi from the list of 16, before he tests the free-agent market.

Leafs make pair of signings

According to Sportsnet.ca, the Toronto Maple Leafs made a pair of moves Monday, re-signing restricted free agent defencemen Jay Harrison to a one-year contract while luring forward Simon Gamache, the leading scorer in the Swiss Elite League last season, with a two-year deal.

Pens make qualifying offers to restricted FA's

The Pens today made qualifying offers to 5 of 7 restricted FA’s fwd’s Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Maxime Talbot Tim Brent, d’s Ryan Whitney, and Ryan Lannon.

The Sedins what will they bring to the table this year

One of Brian Burke’s genious draft day moves.. possibly the best move a GM has pulled off on draft day ever. these guys along with Roberto Luongo will make the Canucks contenders for years to come. This being all said they have never played with a player expected to do huge things… my question is Why.. they have proven to be guys who make other players that play with them better even in there earlier years with guys like

Leafs sing two

According to www.mapleleafs.com, the leafs announced on Monday that they have singed forward Simon Gamache and re-singed Jay harrison. Gamache played 44 games in the swiss elite leauge and got the leagues’ best 66 points, (20 goals and 46 assists). He also was tied for scoring in the playoffs with 16 points, (7 goals and 9 assists).