Author Archives: Trade Man

Holland Gone Senile: Keeping Players Near It Too

What the heck is going on, or should I say is wrong with Ken Holland all of a sudden. The league has known him to be a deal maker and top-notch stealer in the past years but lately his choices are questionable.

My Leafs Line-up

Now that the Leafs have almost set their line-up for the 2006-07 season, who won’t make the team and what would the lines look like? I’m going to set a line combination with possible signings (ex. Roberts, Lindros, Peca). I’m interested to hear all of your feedback and your own ideas.

Problems in Ottawa

According to the Ottawa Sun:

http://www.ottawasun.ca/Sports/Senators/2006/07/06/1670272-sun.html

Martin Havlat is taking another step closer to the door.

Most Improved team?

With most of the major UFAs signed, the landscape of the NHL has changed drastically from last season…well, at least for a couple teams. Which of these teams do you think came out on top?

Legace left with nowhere to go.

According to TSN and Sportsnet, free agent goaltender, Manny Legace was expecting to get some offers from some teams. Manny Legace didn’t get that AT ALL, infact he has had no calls from other teams regarding him signing a contract. Legace’s agent has started calling teams, but by the looks of things, Legace is going to be left without a job, seeing there are very few teams without a starting goalie and several other goalies to choose from.

If you could have any one player…

If you could have any one player on your team, who would it be?

Court order restricts Thrashers

http://www.ajc.com/sports/content/sports/stories/0706owners.html

During the appeal of the ongoing battle between Steve Belkin and the other owners of the Thrashers and the Hawks of the NBA, a Maryland judge ruled that the two teams cannot sign players to multi-year deals or trade for players who already have multi-year deals. Only one year contracts.

Recchi back in the 'Burgh?

According to one of Pittsburgh’s most prestigious newspapers, The Pittsburgh Tribune review, Mark Recchi may be intrested in returning to the Penguins again.

Gagne an Habs ?

Source : Mix 99.7 FM Radio Station

The Montreal submit a 5 years / 25 Millions dollars offer to Simon Gagne.

Caps sign Pokulok, 2005 first-rounder

According to tsn.ca

The Washington Capitals continued to stockpile for the future Thursday, signing 20-year-old defenseman Sasha Pokulok to an entry-level contract.