Category Archives: Trade Rumors
Larry Brooks of the New York Post reports that Michael Nylander is not interested in giving the Rangers “a home town discount” to stay in the big apple.
It is speculated that Nylander’s old agent had reached a three year contract with the Rangers for 3.75 million per year for 3 years. Nylanders new agent will be seeking more money … in the 4.5 million dollar range and as a result the Rangers will not be getting a bargain price to keep him under raps for the next few seasons. Nylander is set to become an UFA on July 1st.
Rumors out of Minnesota indicate that the Minnesota Wild may be looking to deal their number one goalie Manny Fernandez.
This year I hope the Leafs can make the playoffs, if they do I’m still not convinced they belong though. The team is just way too inconsistent, their needs to be some changes. With the salary cap going up next season, and the Leafs with some excess spending money, they will definitely make some upgrades.
Team 990 in Montreal; TFP.com reports a 3rd round draft pick.
TSN is ready to report that Martin Biron has been traded to the Flyers for an undisclosed draft pick and acquired Ty Conklin from the Blue Jackets
TSN.ca jumps into the trade deadline speculation with two feet as well thing wonderful morning. Tons of speculation is abounding regarding big names such as Bertuzzi, Owen Nolan, Curtis Joseph, Georges Laraque, Jason Blake and others.
The New York Times provides some speculation on Trade Deadline morning. While they suggest that Bill Guerin is one of the names will be traded “we already knew that one,” they also suggest that players such as Ryan Smith, Olli Jokinen, Adrian Aucoin and even Jose Theodore may be on the go.
Various media outlets are reporting that superstar Jaromir Jagr may be on the trade block. According to Larry Brooks and Mark Everson, Sather is open to “Knock me out” offers. It will be interesting to see what teams will do in this situation. While the price tag for Jagr may be high, teams seem to go a little “crazy” on trade deadline day.
TSN reporting the Caps have off -loaded Zednik to Long Island for a 2nd rounder in 08′
According to ESPN.com’s Rumor Center, for Insiders only, the San Jose Sharks may be trading Evgeni Nabokov and the Florida Panthers could be interested in acquiring him.
Tsn.ca is reporting that the Blue Jackets are shopping Bryan Berard as he has now asked for a trade. Berard is set to become unrestricted this offseason and may be one of the cheapest pickups at this trade deadline. TSN.ca is suggesting that his asking price is a mid level draft choice … affordable if you ask me.
DetNews.com is reporting that Bertuzzi and Guerin will not come cheap. They are suggesting that the asking price is still way too high for these guys and it is going to take … you guessed it …. Picks and prospects to land these guys as well.
Why trade with detroit for NO REASON, when you can trade with colorado.
First if Toronto would trade with colorado the trade should go like this.
TO COLORADO: 3rd round pick, Brendan Bell, Staffan Kronwall, or aleksander suglobov, which ever one works., and Green
Seeing as there is a massive need for more Pens rumours, here is one.
According to TFP Blake may be available, and the Pens may be interested.
The Detroit News has another case of speculation regarding a player on waivers. Yesterday they placed their third string goalie, Joey MacDonald on waivers and it is rumored that this cap space savings could total about 115, 000. Although not much in itself it could add up to possibly enough savings to allow the Wings to make some trades.
Rumors are swirling that the Flyers are up to something. Yesterday they re-called Nolan Baumgartner from the AHL and in order to do they he has to clear re-entry waivers meaning any team can pick him up and the Flyers will be responsible for half of his wage.
According to hockeybuzz.com the NY Islanders a very close to acquiring Blues’ veteran forward Bill Guerin. Who the Blues want back in return is unknown but expect a deal to go down very soon. The Islanders are apparently the frontrunner (when the hell did that happen?) and is one of the final two teams fighting for the services of Guerin. The other team still in the running is unknown at this point, but be sure to keep on the lookout for Guerin in a new uni very soon!
According to Spectorstraderumors and hockeybuzz.com the Chicago Blackhawks are willing to part ways with prospect defenceman Brent Seabrook in order to obtain a second line centre or a promising young centre. The teams beleived to be interested are Edmonton, Philadelphia, Ottawa, and Minnesota. hockeybuzz claims to have this from an extremely solid source. It is also speculated that this will go fast or not at all, and that three other teams (that are unknown) are also putting together mega packages.