Category Archives: Trade Rumors
Goal scoring a more pressing issue
By Jim Matheson, The Edmonton Journal
Will the Edmonton Oilers make a play to sign Florida Panthers defenceman Jay Bouwmeester or trade for his negotiating rights just before the free-agent market opens on July 1? Sources say the Oilers would rather, for now, spend the $6 million US or so a year it would take to sign the 25-year-old unrestricted free agent on somebody to play with winger Ales Hemsky on their No. 1 line.
Leafs GM Burke ‘wants and expects’ Fletcher to be back
With Jay walking, Panthers desperate to deal defenceman before losing him for nothing
Koivu done in Montreal?
Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun is reporting that Maple Leafs G.M. Brian Burke is calling the recent trade rumors between the Leafs and the Lightning regarding a possible trade up to acquire the second overall pick.
Trade Deadline Morning News and Updates on a big rumor involving the Coyotes and Flyers, the possibility that Ian Laperriere will be on the go and a tid bit on Tkachuk.
Twas the night before … the trade deadline!!! Here are some updates of players who are likely to be moved tomorrow.
The latest rumors on the Hurricanes, an update on Dominic Moore and the latest on Derek Morris.
Tsn.ca is reporting on the tough decisions that will have to be made on Pronger and Bouwmeester.
Sportsnet.ca is reporting that Senators Defenseman Filip Kuba has reversed his stance with regard to waiving his no trade clause. It is now speculated that if the soon to be unrestricted free agent can not agree to a new deal by tomorrow than he will be willing to waive his no movement clause in order to be moved to a different team.
Pierre Lebrun is reporting on a ton of rumors, many of them are the same as what HTR has published, but a new rumor that is mentioned is that the Penguins may be looking to awing a deal with the Senators for Jarkku Ruutu, who left the Penguins last season to sign with the Senators.
TheStar.com is reporting that “Marty St. Louis, rather than Vinny Lecavalier, may be the Tampa Bay Lightning star that could be on the move.” + HTR provides a tidbit on Alex Burrows.
Eric Duhatschek of The Globe and Mail is reporting on the latest assortment of rumors. Some of the names that are mentioned include Ryan Smyth, Jay Bouwmeester, Chris Pronger, Olli Jokinen.
The Detroit News is reporting that the Wings are not likely to make a mega deal at the deadline this year and the startribune.com is reporting that Gaborik is well ahead of schedule and it set to return in about 2 weeks.
The New York Post is reporting that the Coyotes and Devils may make a deal. Cyberpress is reporting that Gainey has likely finished his shopping in Montreal and that the Guerin to Montreal rumors are just that … rumors.