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“According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Samuel Fingold, a real estate developer from Hartford, Conn., has emerged as the leading candidate to buy the Penguins and could sign a letter of intent within days to negotiate a deal.
The 2006-2007 season is coming up soon and the leafs have 4 defencemen that will start in that season(Kaberle, Mccabe, Kubina, Gill) which means they need 2 more. It is obvious that they will go to their farm group but who will they pick, only 2 out of 6. The six players are Ian White, Carlo Coliaicovo, Jay Harrison, Andy Wozniewski, Steffan Kronwall, Brendan Bell. Let’s sort through these players and as we do that we will decide if they should be on the team or not.
According to the NYPost, Scott Gomez waits, but so does Brian Gionta, and perhaps Brian Leetch.
According to Star Tribune:The Boston Bruins definitely have made an offer to Phil Kessel, who they selected No. 5 in the first round of the NHL draft, and the Gophers center has told them he will sign if he gets the right amount.Kessel wants in on bruins!!
According to tsn:The Phoenix Coyotes made a pair of moves Friday, re-signing goaltender David LeNeveu to a one-year contract and inking center Mike Zigomanis to a two-year deal.
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.
The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed forward Colby Armstrong, a linemate of Sidney Crosby, on Friday.
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.
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 have made early predicions on who will take home the stanley cup in 06/07