Category Archives: Trade Rumors

3 Teams interested in McCabe, little interest in Tucker

According to Damian Cox of the Toronto Star, as reported by Spectors Trade rumours: JFJ had been shopping veterans McCabe, Tucker, and Sundin to see what kind of market there was for them, before his being fired Tuesday. 3 Teams showed interest in Bryan McCabe.

Dan Boyle close to returning. Chicago scouting Boyle and Campbell.

According to a few sources, Dan Boyle is very close to returning. Interestingly, the Hawks are rumored to be searching for a PP specialist, and Boyle and Campbell have been mentioned as likely candidates given that both are UFAs next season.
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The Blackhawks are supposedly dangling the likes of winger Tuomo Ruutu and young defenseman Cam Barker as trade bait. Not a bad return indeed!

Blues looking to trade Christian Backman.

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Blues are expected to trade a defenseman before the trade deadline. Right now, Backman seems the likely target. He has another year left on his contract worth $3.4 million, with a Cap Hit of $2.3 million.

Florida Owners Downplay Rumors – Jokinen on the block?

The Palm Beach Post is downplaying any speculation regarding rumors with Olli Jokinen.

Leafs rumors: More teams pursuing Sundin, Fletcher expected to take control

Toronto also may sign Alfredson-like star for 2008-09

From the latest rumors, the Mats Sundin sweepstakes appear to be getting hotter, as there are now a number of teams interested in the Maple Leaf captain.

Canadiens/Flames Rumors, Rob Blake to San Jose? Penguins Rumors

- The Montreal Canadiens continue to have more than a passing interest in Calgary Flames winger Alex Tanguay. Canadiens assistant general manager Pierre Gauthier has been following the Flames like a bad smell, but there is the matter of Tanguay’s no-trade clause. The names of Canadiens being dealt in return range from understandable (Michael Ryder) to highly unlikely (Alex Kovalev or Saku Koivu).

Kaberle, Boyle or Campbell To Chicago

According to Eklund at HockeyBuzz.com, the final touches are being put on a deal that could happen within the next 72 hours that would see one of Tomas Kaberle (TOR), Dan Boyle (TB) or Brian Campbell (BUF) being dealt to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Cam Barker +.

Hawks G.M. Tallon expected to make trade soon

Dale Tallon was a busy guy Thursday: He made a trade, extended a player’s contract and reassigned another player to Rockford.

Habs MIGHT be interested in Oilers Stoll

Canadiens GM Bob Gainey told the media in Montreal on Monday, he’s not happy with their faceoffs (they’re 26th in the NHL at 48.1-per-cent efficiency). Sources in Montreal say one of the guys he’s keeping an eye on is Oilers centre Jarret Stoll, who had one of his better games of the year (two points, only his fourth multiple-point game). He also won seven of 12 face-offs, and is winning 53.8 percent on the year, which puts him in the top 20 in the league.

Emery Trade Talk? Rangers Continue To Want A DMan? Ryder Available?

- According to the Ottawa Sun, the Sens have been shopping G Ray Emery around the league. Emery hasn’t played well after off-season wrist surgery and didn’t do himself any favors by showing up late for practice the day after a reported stick-breaking tantrum.

From Tsn.ca

Bruins looking for big trade and willing to trade Kessel or Axelsson to get it

With the bruins having alot of cap space to use there has been many teams wanting to acquire the assistance of P.J. Axelsson and young star Phil Kessel

Rob Blake (back) to the Avalanche

The Denver Post is speculating about the possible return of Rob Blake to the Avalanche as things have not gone well for him in LA since his return to California.

Rangers interested in Ryder ???

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Faceoff.com and Spectors trade rumors are reporting that Montreal Canadiens forward Michael Ryder may be on his way to the New York Rangers.

Carolina and Montreal talking?

CJAD is reporting that Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford is at the habs-panthers game and has been asking about Michael Ryder. He is reportedly a guest at tonights game, according to CJAD in Montreal.

Possible deal in the works?

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that the Blue Jackets and the New York Rangers have been in discussion about a possible trade.

Some Leaf Rumours

Hossa a possible target

A hot new rumour has surfaced pertaining to the Maple Leafs.

According to Don Brennan of Slam Sports, the rumour involves a possible trade between the Leafs and Thrashers.

Lots of Speculation from the Toronto Sun

Bruce Garrioch of the torontosun.com provides a ton of speculation in his latest article.

Sourced Trade Rumours 7

Here is the 7th Sourced Trade Rumours article.

Kesler for Carter?

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During last nights broadcast of the Canucks and Oilers on TSN a rumor was mentioned between the Flyers and Canucks.

Oilers to make a move for Murray?

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal is suggesting that the Oilers may have some interest in Glen Murray.