Author Archives: Trade Man

Avs Sign McLean

According to the Colorado Avanlanche official site:

The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced that it signed center Brett McLean to a one-year deal late Thursday night avoiding an arbitration hearing that was scheduled for Friday.

Calder for Handzus

Chicago and Philly make a big trade with Calder going for Handzus.

Comrie Avoids arbitration!

From the Staff

8/4/2006 2:26:08 PM

The Phoenix Coyotes avoided arbitration with centre Mike Comrie, signing him to a one-year deal worth $3 million US prior to Friday’s scheduled hearing. Comrie earned $1.748-million US last season.

Noronen to Russia!

Mika Noronen former Canucks backup goalie has signed with the Russian Elite League, this is because he did not want to backup Loungo next season, he would only be playing a few games which would be around 10.

Habs will lose Bouillon until november

According to RDS, the latest news for Bouillon s ongoing knee problem isn t good.

Bruins Looking To Move Tanabe

David Tanabe’s days in Boston may be coming to an end. While the defenceman did reach a settlement of $1.275 million with the Bruins ahead of his arbitration hearing, the team reserved their right to walk away from the award within 48 hours. Tanabe would become an unrestricted free agent if the B’s exercise that right.

Weinrich To Retire?

Spectorshockey is reporting that former NHL defenseman, Eric Weinrich is expected to retire and

join the coaching staff of the Portland Pirates.

Rangers, Kings, Avs Interested In Comrie!

Hockeybuzz is reportin that Comrie and Nagy of the Coyotes are going up for arbitration today. Rumor has it that Nagy will stay, Comrie will be moved, depending on the ruling to the Kings, Avs, or Rangers.

Top 9 pressure positions in Hockey.

The top 9 high pressure positions in hockey, I couldn’t figure on a 10th, so complete the list if you like. I had it in a toss up between Wayne Gretzky as coach and Marc Denis in Tampa leading a team who’s coach will call his players out and potentially with the potential of ruining their confidnece and reputation.

B's Re-sign Brad Boyes

According to

Bruins ink Boyes to multi-year deal


The Boston Bruins have agreed to terms with right wing Brad Boyes on a multi-year contract, it was announced today by Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli. Boyes was a Group II (restricted) free agent.

The Rangers DID improve.

I seen lately some people talking about the Rangers, saying they had gotten worse this summer… So I’m thinking, what’s wrong about the Rangers’ moves…

Lange back on Pittsburgh Radio

Mike Lange decided to take the Radio Job offer from the Penguins and continue his career. On the TV side, FSN-Pittsburgh was able to choose the anouncers and decided they wanted to replace Lange, but the radio anouncers are chosen by the Penguins and they felt Lange was just what the fans wanted to listen to on the radio for the Penguins’ contests.

Habs and Ducks Talking Trade?

With the recent injuries on the canadiens blueline of Francis Boullion who status for the start of the Montreal Canadiens’ training camp next month is still up in the air and Mark Striet.