Author Archives: Trade Man

Sabres re-sign Tallinder

The Sabres avoided at least one of their 10 arbitration cases by re-signing Tallinder.

As of now, the financial details haven’t been disclosed.

Colby Armstrong re-signs with the Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed forward Colby Armstrong, a linemate of Sidney Crosby, on Friday.

Projections for the Habs in 2006-07

Ladies and Gents, the dust has settled for the Habs this off-season. With the exception of Ryder who will be signed within the next 2 weeks, one way or another, the roster is set. Assuming that Gainey does not pull off a trade involving Abby anytime soon, which could involve multiple players, these are the Montreal Canadiens we will see opening night.

Oilers Target Sykora

Edmonton Journal “Lowe may yet sign free-agent defenceman Dick Tarnstrom as his power-play point guy. But he may also be eyeing free-agent winger Petr Sykora, who played last year in Anaheim and New York.”

Oddsmakers Like Canadian Teams

Oddsmakers have made early predicions on who will take home the stanley cup in 06/07

Gainey might pull the trigger…again (rumors)

rumorsnhl.blogspot.com reports that Gainey is still looking to improve his team. The Montreal GM apparently just offerred Souray-Ryder-Propect-1st Round Pick to Sasn Jose in exchange for Marleau-McLaren. Washinton, who is still under the minimum cap, are apparently also looking to acquire Radek Bonk.

Righting the Good Ship Maple Leaf

JFJ has not been shy about making moves as the Leafs GM. Pre Lockout, he and Pat Quinn stated they would go for a serious Cup run and trade away some of their future for a chance to win the Cup. After losing out on the Sergie Gonchar sweepstakes, the rookie GM made traded for Brian Leetch to solidify his blue line. The trade still resonates more in New York then Toronto.

Coyotes Seek Scoring Help

Coyotes executives likely will be monitoring the salary arbitration case of New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on Friday.

The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger reported that if the arbitrator sides with Gomez, the Devils may have to trade him because of salary-cap concerns.

Calder, Bochenski to Toronto?

According to rumorsnhl.blogspot.com the leafs may make a deal with the Blackhawks for Kyle Calder and Brandon Bochenski.

Ducks out of the pond

Anaheim Arena Management announced Wednesday that the Arrowhead pond of Anaheim will be re-named the Honda Centre this October.