Author Archives: Trade Man

Kaigorodov joins Ottawa

Russian centre Alexei Kaigorodov gets OK to join the Senators for training camp.

Rangers not giving up on Leetch

So news breaks…Brian Leetch and the Edmonton Oilers will NOT happen! Brian Leetch and his agent put to rest the possibility of Brian Leetch playing in the West. ThefourthPeriod.com reports:

Speculation still has Rangers a possablity and somewhat chances of Boston.

Let’s List possible homes.

Habs Pass on Dumont

According to tsn.ca and sportsnet.ca unrestricted free agent winger J.P.Dumont has narrowed down his options to about three or four teams, none of which include the Montreal Canadiens.

Penguins Future Really That Bright?

I have noticed that the media, the internet, and my close personal friends have been talking about the bright future of the Penguins, but is their future

really that bright?

2006 Fun Is Over, but 2007 Is Under A Year Away (Pt. 1)

Almost two months have come and gone since we all got our little dash of summer excitement from the 2006 free agent season. The rumour mill is really slowing down with very little players with value left on the market, and with rosters way more complete than at this point last season. That means it’s time to…start up the 2007 rumour mill :)

PART ONE – UFA DEFENSEMEN AND GOALIES

(I’ll do the forwards later on today and the RFAs before the weekend hits)

Captain Lidstrom

The Red Wings are set to name Nicklas Lidstrom as their first new captain in 20 years. He is taking over for the recently retired Steve Yzerman.

No formal announcement has been made as of yet.

Pittsburgh and Vancouver Rumor

Heard from a Vancouver radio station…

Micheletti = Davidsons Replacement

Joe Micheletti is replacing John Davidson in the booth for the Rangers. Comments?

http://www.nypost.com/sports/micheletti_eyes_msg_job_sports_andrew_marchand.htm

Bergeron re-signs with Boston

TSN is reporting Patrice Bergeron has re-signed with the Boston Bruins. The deal is reportedly worth $23.75 Million over 5 years.

Koivu Optimistic About Return!

According to tsn.ca Saku Koivu has been training hard the upcoming season and is optimistic that he will be ready for training camp. The Montreal Canadiens captain has been skating regularly now for the last three weeks after recovering from surgery to repair a torn retina in his left eye. While things have been going well on the ice, Koivu acknowledges there is always the possibility of suffering further injury to his eye. “When I look in a straight line, everything is fine,” he tells La Presse. “But when I look side-to-side… it’s a bit of a problem.” Koivu was struck in the eye by an errant high stick from Justin Williams during Game 3 of the Habs first round playoff series against Carolina. Hopefully he will be ready to start the season and lead the Habs to a playoff berth and possibly a Stanley Cup Championship!:)

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