Mega Rumor Update

Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun is reporting his latest set of rumors. Some of the names mentioned in this article include Niklas Backstrom, Olli Jokinen, Brad Richards, Mike Ribeiro, Radek Bonk, Steve Sullivan, Greg de Vries and others.

In the case of Backstom it is noted that the Wild are not afraid to walk away from their players at the deadline and some of the past players who the Wild have let go include Rolston and Brunette. HTR believes that one team that may be interested in Backstrom is the Red Wings who may be looking to upgrade their goalie position.

In the case of Jokinen it is rumored that the “Flames, Edmonton, Columbus, Minnesota, Montreal and Vancouver are interested.” Speaking about the Coyotes another name that is likely to be traded is Derek Morris and it is reported that he Bruins, Flyers and Devils are interested.

Ribeiro is another name that is mentioned in this article and it is rumored that the Hawks may have interest in him. It is also indicated that the Stars may want to trade Richards however he has a no trade clause and it unlikely to waive it.

Radek Bonk, Steve Sullivan, Greg de Vries are names that Garrioch indicates that he Predators may be willing to move. HTR believes that the Canucks would be very interested in Sullivan because of his speed and scoring ability.

Read the full article for other tidbits of news and information from

http://www.ottawasun.com/Sports/Hockey/2009/03/01/8575706-sun.html


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