Category Archives: Trade Deadline

NHL trade rumors: Flames like Matt Read, Senators looking for top-six forward

Elliotte Friedman brought up Philadelphia Flyers forward Matt Read in his 30 Thoughts column on Monday. With Read battling back from a rib injury, Friedman wrote about how teams respect the player’s toughness. Given that Philadelphia is looking for help on the back-end, Friedman stated without actually stating that any deal with the Calgary Flames for Jay Bouwmeester would likely include Read, via

If Philly does any business with Calgary, know that Flames assistant GM John Weisbrod has chased Read for years.

Leafs still in market for D upgrade and a big 2nd\3rd line centre


Hockey World: Perry, Iginla, Clowe in play to move by NHL trade deadline

With the NHL trade deadline 24 days away, there are way more buyers than sellers because there are few teams that are definitely out of the playoff picture, barring a miracle run — the Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames and Buffalo Sabres.

Ranking top 20 rental players

A fantasic list of the 20 top players who could be available at the trade deadline.