Author Archives: Trade Man

Hawks re-signs Ruutu to a 2 years contract

The Hawks re-signed Ruutu to a two-year deal, general manager Dale Tallon told chicagoblackhawks.com. Ruutu is expected to arrive in Chicago Thursday

Playoff Bound or Sinking Fast

Everyone is doubting whether or not the Canucks will make the playoffs this season AND TRAINING CAMP JUST STARTED! They’ve lost Bertuzzi, Carter, Park, Ruutu, Jovanovski, Baumgartner, Allen, Cloutier, and Auld. Have they possibly replaced all of those players? Is it really enough?

Leafs resign Stajan

TSN.ca is reporting

The Toronto Maple Leafs and forward Matt Stajan have agreed on a two-year deal worth $1.75 million.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story/?ID=177410&hubname=

Pro's and Con's of Clarkes move

What are the good things, and the bad things that Clarke has done with this offer to Kesler?

Senators agree to terms with centre Alexei Kaigorodov

According to ottawasenators.com

Ottawa Senators general manager John Muckler announced the club has agreed to terms on a two-year entry-level contract with centre Alexei Kaigorodov. Kaigorodov was Ottawa’s second-round pick, 47th overall, in the 2002 NHL draft.

Keep Your WANG Where Your Mouth Is!

Simply put, there is too much Wang slander going on in this forum.

As obscure as the DiPietro signing is there is a lot more to be said…

Note: there was more important news on the day than that signing.

Leafs Repeat As Rookie Champs

First round draft pick Jiri Tlusty had the winner as the Leafs defeated the Canadiens 3-2 in the rookie tournament final at Ricoh Coliseum. Justin Pogge made 34 saves for the win. The Maple Leafs main training camp opens on Friday. Earlier on Tuesday, in the 3rd vs. 4th game, Florida defeated York University 9-1.

http://www.mapleleafs.com/news/rookietournament06.asp

Primeau set to retire

According to Philly.com, Keith Primeau is set to retire by the end of the week.

here is the link.

http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/15502766.htm

OILERS SIGN LUPUL TO A 3-YEAR CONTRACT!!!

The Mighty Oilers of Edmonton have signed Joffrey Lupul to a 3yr contract worth $6.935 million.

It’s a great day in the Oiler’s Nation!!!

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story/?ID=177274&hubname=

Ryan Kesler to be a Flyer if Canucks don't match offer

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Vancouver Canucks restricted free agent forward Ryan Kesler to an offer sheet. The deal is worth $1.9 million for one season.

The Vancouver Canucks have seven days to match this offer, but if they choose to walk away for financial reasons, they will receive a second round draft pick.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story/?ID=177269&hubname=nhl and

http://www.philadelphiaflyers.com/pressbox/archive/2695.asp