Habs Hunting Tough Guy And Other Rumours
With Gino Odjick is on an indefinite leave of absence, the Montreal Canadiens are in need of an enforcer. According to the LA Times, the Montreal Canadiens are interested in acquiring Anaheim left-winger Denny Lambert.
More on that & other news
!~!Trade~Dude!~!San Jose News
In San Jose, there has been no progress reported in negotiations involving holdouts Alexander Korolyuk, Brad Stuart and Evgeni Nabokov.
Colorado Avalanche News
(Oct. 19th) Kroenke Arena Co., owner of the Pepsi Center, has sued the architect that designed the arena, saying the company reneged on an agreement to replace defective materials, reports the Denver Post. Exterior finish panels are peeling away from polystyrene insulation board, and the Missouri-based architectural firm, Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, has refused to fix the problem, according to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver. Also accused of breach of contract in the suit is Tec Specialty Products of Minnesota, the firm that manufactured the material. Repairs could cost more than $1.5 million.
(Oct. 19th) Maple Leafs defenseman Anders Eriksson, who is currently playing for Toronto’s AHL affiliate in St.John’s, is being shopped around. Although this is insane to see teams actually interested in this no-name player.
Stephen Guolla News
(Oct. 19th) For the third straight game, New Jersey’s Stephen Guolla and Andrei Zyuzin were scratched, adding to speculation that the two will soon find there way on route to another team. The two are said to be involved in a package deal for an offensive minded winger – notably Florida’s Valeri Bure and San Jose holdout Alexander Korolyuk.
Dino Odjick News
(Oct. 19th) With Gino Odjick is on an indefinite leave of absence, the Montreal Canadiens are in need of an enforcer. According to the LA Times, the Montreal Canadiens are interested in acquiring Anaheim left-winger Denny Lambert, who was designated for assignment by the Ducks before the season. However, the Canadiens are likely to wait to see if Lambert accepts a buyout offer from the Ducks on his contract, which would pay him $550,000 this season and $600,000 next season.
Boston “Uh Oh” Bruins News
(Oct. 19th) The Bruins are in trouble. Martin Lapointe, suffered a broken left foot against Calgary on Thursday, likely faces surgery Monday morning in Boston and will miss up to six weeks; Sergei Samsonov is feeling the pain of a jammed wrist; while John Grahame, who was hurt in Vancouver on Wednesday night and has a second-degree right shoulder separation, will likely be out 2-3 weeks. As GM Mike O’Connell continues to entertain offers for holdout Kyle McLaren, he may be forced to weigh-in the posibility of acquiring a forward, rather than a defenseman in return (if the B’s begin to fall drastically in the rankings).