Author Archives: Trade Man

Kovalev to ask Heatley to Stay.

Kovalev has landed in Ottawa with a massive bang. He has claimed he beleives with his addition the Sens can win the Cup, and he has come out and said he wants Heatley to stay, saying the team needs him to win and will be better off to keep him than let him go, he’ll go so far as to call Heatley and see if he can’t make things better and start to repair a fractured relationship.

saku koivu signs in anaheim

tsn.ca is reporting that saku koivu has signed a 1year 3.25 million dollar contract with the anaheim ducks

Senators trade Auld to Stars

The Ottawa Senators today traded journeyman goaltender Alex Auld to the Dallas Stars for a sixth round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Auld had a decent season for the Sens, going 16-18-7 with a 2.47 GAA and .911 Save % on a team which never recovered from Gerber’s bad start. This trade can mean one of several things:

NO DEPTH OR SIZE AT CENTRE

With the losses of Kovalev and Komisarek, the Habs will be hard pressed to fill the voids. However, by letting Koivu go, as expected, they now have to fill yet another spot down the middle. Gainey and the Habs need to lay to rest the Lecavalier rumors once and for all. To be forgiven for allowing fan favorite Kovalev go, Gainey will have to pull off a miracle….Vinny may be the only miracle for forgiveness in La Belle Provence.

Leafs TraDe Bait

Common sense tells us that the Leafs will trade at least 1 of their Dmen away to get a forward(s). Brian Burke was on TheFan 590 today and did absolutely nothing to dismiss these rumors.
I suggest we look at a couple options about what we could get in return for some of them.
First off lets look at Toronto Defencemen