Category Archives: Trade Rumors

All’s not quiet on the NHL trade front

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For a moment, it was quiet. After the latest big news – winger James Neal(notes) and defenseman Matt Niskanen(notes) traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins, defenseman Alex Goligoski(notes) to the Dallas Stars – there wasn’t a single NHL deal for two whole days. “It seems like everything’s done,” Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk said Thursday morning. But he was smiling as he said it. There were four more deals later in the afternoon, and there was one more as of Friday afternoon. And even though there have been 23 since Feb. 9 – with first-round picks, notable names and young players changing hands – there is the potential for even more significant action before the trade deadline at 3 p.m. ET on Monday.

Hockey Trade Rumors – Mega Rumor Update #2 – Feb 25, 2011


Is Arnott going to be traded?


Feaster under no pressure to make blockbuster trade

Sens in rush to re-sign Phillips

GM Tambellini playing trade game with caution these days

Should the Canucks look at Reasoner

Rivet hopes re-entry waivers produces another playing opportunity

Toronto Maple Leaf Rumors – Feb 25, 11

Should Clarke MacArthur stay or go?

Leafs locker: Trade winds blowing

Trades and Rumors – Feb 24, 2011

PENS ACQUIRE KOVALEV FROM SENS FOR CONDITIONAL 7TH-ROUND PICK

Marek Svatos will be joining his third NHL team, the Ottawa Senators
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Washing Capitals Eying a Two-Way Center

Montreal acquires Brent Sopel and Nigel Dawes from Thrashers

Kings Loaded With Cap Space, Assets For Trade Deadline

The Los Angeles Kings have quietly made a big run for the postseason. Just a month ago, they looked down and out but after a stretch of hockey where they went 8-1-3, they are now the seventh seed in the Western Conference playoffs and they will finish up the season with 14 of their final 24 games coming at home (where they are 17-9-1).

Major Leafs Update – Burke to make a trade today?


Maple Leafs on the hunt for blueline help


Maple Leafs – What Comes Next?

More Leafs moves to come

Brian Burke has been burning up the phone lines to add a defenceman.

And if the Maple Leafs general manager has his way, he will do so by the time the Leafs play host to the New York Islanders on Tuesday.

“We have a couple of things going, and I don’t know if anything is going to come of it or not, but I spent a good chunk of time this morning,” Burke told reporters at the MasterCard Centre on Monday afternoon. “We’re trying to add by tomorrow if we can, trying to put a player in the lineup to help us soon as possible. Our priority is to add a defenceman.”

Feb 21 – Updates

I’ll bet even money one of them is gone by Monday, though I’m not including Duchene in the list. That means – that’s right -I’ve included Stastny in the list of possible “touchables.”
Rumors – yup, I’ve heard a few. I have no real confidence in this one, but I’ve heard this one going around the water cooler. Ready?
Stastny, TJ Galiardi and maybe a pick/another player to Los Angeles for Jack Johnson, Jonathan Bernier and Jarret Stoll.

Hockey Trade Rumors – Feb 21, 2011 – More Rumors

Pretty much anybody on the Panthers roster is available

Are the Rangers looking at McCabe?

Sharks looking to deal

Avalanche looking to deal Heduk?

It’s hard to believe anybody would claim Souray

Is Gaborik Available?

Leafs looking to add a defenceman

General manager Brian Burke has cleared some cap space with trades, and he’s looking to add a defenceman before the clock strikes on NHL trades in one week.

Though Burke will be in the free-agent hunt on July 1, the core of young players as it stands probably will be part of the 2011-12 Leafs.

Players to watch as NHL trade deadline approaches

Anybody trying to come up with a top 10 list of players to move on or near the Feb. 28 NHL trade deadline has had to change it on the fly.

Hands up — how many people thought Erik Johnson, the first overall pick of the St. Louis Blues in the 2006 NHL entry draft, would be dealt for Chris Stewart, who has the hands to be a 40-goal scorer? That was a bolt out of the blue, two very good young players traded.

Did anybody have Johnson or Stewart on their to-go list? Not a chance, but here’s three that were, and long before deadline day:

Tons of rumors from the Ottawa Sun

The ball is now in the courts of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals.

The Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins have both made their pre-deadline moves, so it’s up to Pittsburgh GM Ray Shero and Washington’s George McPhee to react.

Hockey Trade Rumors – Sunday Feb 20, 2011 – Update #2


Avs winger Milan Hejduk – Does he want to be moved?

Edmonton and the Kings talking trade?

Toronto does not have interest in Souray

Thomas Kaberle Potentially Willing to Stay in Boston

Stephen Weiss Continues To Be A Hot Name In Trade Rumors

Saturday Feb 19, NHL Rumors and News


Flames’ turnaround changes deadline plan

Ed Jovanovski likely out several weeks with orbital bone fracture

Sheldon Souray is in play. Put on re-entry waivers today.

Deadline Scoops!

Another deal in the works for the Bruins? Are they over the cap?

It is heavily Rumored that the Bruins are now over the salary cap now that they have completed the deal for Kaberle. TSN’s Darren Dreger is reporting that the Bruins may have another deal involving Blake Wheeler in the works. Leafs not involved.

Friday Feb 18, 2011 – Hockey Trade Rumors – Update #2


Shero plans to be active at trade deadline

Rangers have interest in Kuba to help defense

As NHL trade deadline approaches, Washington Capitals could try to add a defenseman

Friday Feb 18, 2011 – Hockey Trade Rumors – Update #1

Trade rumors swirling around Weiss

Sens GM, Phillips’ agent to talk contract

Atlanta in danger of losing another professional sports franchise

Fans want Canadiens to acquire some muscle

Kaberle Update from the Dreger Report

Failing a complete meltdown – which has scuttled at least one previous trade involving the Toronto Maple Leafs, Tomas Kaberle, and the Boston Bruins – there’s strong belief that Kaberle will be traded to Boston.
It’s unlikely the deal gets done today, but sources say it’s close and say the deal doesn’t hinge on Kaberle signing an extension with the Bruins.

Bruins, Oilers, Penguins and Kovalev trade talk


Deadline hangs over Bruins’ heads

Hemsky News

What’s the ‘tradability’ of Alexei Kovalev?

NHL News – Feb 16, 2011


Arnott faces tough decision as trade deadline approaches

Kovalev ignoring trade rumours