Category Archives: Trade Rumors

Hurricanes may deal their pick

The Hurricanes are looking to deal the number five pick and they are looking for a defenseman

Sources: Finding goalie still Flyers’ primary focus

Finding another goalie remains Holmgren’s primary focus with several side issues.

“He’s made it known he’d like a goalie with no years or one-year left where they can get a read on that player before committing,” a source said.

Canucks getting calls about Edler

Teams appear to have more trade options this year; Detroit Red Wings ‘motivated’ to make a move

This year, it appears many more prominent players are being shopped.

Various reports indicate the long list of forwards available includes Thomas Vanek (Buffalo), Paul Stastny (Colorado), Dave Bolland (Chicago); Sam Gagner, Shawn Horcoff and Ales Hemsky (Edmonton), Mike Cammalleri (Calgary), David Perron (St. Louis) and Erik Cole (Dallas).

The Wild continues to shop Cal Clutterbuck and Tom Gilbert

Typically, deals like this come down on the draft floor or just before the draft because the Wild is looking for either a first-round pick in the Clutterbuck deal (teams are hesitant to give up firsts right now because this draft is so deep) or a second so it could potentially use two seconds to try to move into the first round.

And often times when picks are involved, the teams involved want to make certain first the player they want to take is still sitting there. For instance, in 2006 when the Wild acquired Pavol Demitra for a first and Patrick O’Sullivan, the L.A. Kings didn’t agree to the deal until they were certain Trevor Lewis would still be there.

Tyler Seguin is one of the players that could be traded

Canucks looking to deal Schneider

Who’s on the block? The NHL’s top trade candidates

With the cap dropping nearly 10 per cent next season and the free agent crop thin in terms of high end talent, a substantial number of teams are looking at that route to either ease their cap burden or improve their roster.

Here’s a look at nine key players who could be dealt in the coming days: