Author Archives: Trade Man

Washington/Pittsburgh Rivalry

As a Penguin fan my whole life, living just outside of the city, I’ve grown a hatred for the Washington Capitals. Now I know, especially Toronto and Montreal Fans, some of y’all believe certain rivalries are the best in the NHL. I’m a firm believer that Washington and Pittsburgh had/have one of the greatest rivalries in the NHL.

Canucks sign free agent D Fitzpatrick

According to tsn:The Vancouver Canucks addressed a lack of depth on defence by signing free agent Rory Fitzpatrick on Friday.Terms of the contract were not released!!

Bad news for Carolina

TSN.CA is reporting that Stillman will be out 3-4 months following shoulder surgey.

Will Rutherford seek a short term replacement???

Upward and Downward Trends in the NHL

Just a few years ago the Colorado Avalanche looked as if they would always be on top of the league. Today, it wouldn’t be very far-fetched to predict the Avs to be in bottom 8 in the West at the end of next years season. On the other hand, the Anahiem Ducks are by most considered cup contenders for next season, possibly battling teams like Nashville, Pheonix, or even Minnesota in the opening round of the playoffs.

The Best and The Worst

Which teams will be the best, the worst and who will be the biggest suprise?

Saku Koivu begins full-out hockey training!!!!

Let the doubt subside. Let the Malkin rumors, the Dumont rumors be put aside. Let the rumors about Aebisher be put down for a moment.

Habs / Isles To Trade ?

According to All Ducks.com, the Montreal Canadiens will announce a big trade with the New York Islanders…

Van Signs Bouck and Bieksa

Sportsnet is reporting that the Vancouver Canucks signed thier version of the killer B’s on Thursday, agreeing to terms with Tyler Bouck and Kevin Bieksa.

Up and about in the NHL

AFTONBLADET: reports former Edmonton Oilers defenceman Dick Tarnstrom has signed with Lugano of the Swiss Elite League.

Penguins Coach Denies Malkin Rumors…

On the Local french show, 110%, there was the debate of the Malkin rumor. This Rumor consisted of Malking coming to Montreal in exchange for Ribeiro, Ryder, Souray & Aebischer.