Category Archives: Free Agents
Ok, ok, ok … so the Forsberg talk is getting to be a little much at HTR these days but the reality is that it is our job to post the latest news and info so here we go……
According to Newsday.com Bryan Berard is presently in limbo with the New York Islanders. It is reported that the Islanders presently are at their 23 man roster so in order for them to fit Berard into their system they would have to make another move.
We are now entering August and Mike Peca still remains without an NHL home for this upcoming season.
CBS Sportsline in NY is reporting Shelond Souray is deciding between a deal with the Rangers and a deal with the Devils. In order to sign with the Rangers Souray would take below market value, but he has expressed his wishes to go to a team with a shot at the cup.
The New York Post is continuing speculation that Sheldon Souray may be on his way to the Big Apple.
A radio station in Dallas is reporting that UFA Slava Kozlov is in Dallas and is set to sign a contract with Dallas. Spector’s Hockey is also reporting this.
The Denver Post is reporting that it is not very likely that Peter Forsberg will return back to the Avalanche. A big factor in this decision is that the team chemistry was so good at the end of last season when the Avalanche made a later run to get into the playoffs.
Bruce Garrioch of Sun Media is reporting that as many as six teams are interested in Mike Comrie.
The Washington Times is reporting that the Capitals may no longer seek the services of Alexei Yashin. It was initially suggested that Yashin may be good fit for Ovechkin.
There are many good free agents still on the market, and teams with cap space can still get some good talent.