Category Archives: Trade Rumors

The Wild to look at Tkachuk???

Although not expanded upon, Minnesota / TwinCities.com columnist Charley Walters would not be surprised if the Minnesota Wilds go out and make a move for the St. Louis Blues power Forward Keith Tkachuk.

Should Snow Buy or should he Sell?

Newsday.com suggests that the Islanders are only a few players away from being a legitimate cup contender. Although players such as Tkackuk, Guerin and others would be a big help to the team newsday feels that they would be better off waiting until the summer to pick up players rather than selling off the farm for today.

Hawks getting ready to sell????

The Chicago-Sun Times speculates that the Black Hawks may be looking to deal some of their veteran players prior to the deadline. Some of the names mentioned include Bryan Smolinski, Martin Lapointe, Adrian Aucoin and Jassen Cullimore.

Rumor Roundup

With the amount of trades happening in the last 48 hours it appears as though the flood gates have opened, here are some rumors:

Eric Brewer on the move??????

Oilers look to brew up blue-liner deal.
Calgary landed Brad Stuart so now GM Kevin Lowe has to look elsewhere for defencemen

Blues looking to ship out veterans

STLtoday.com reports that the Blues are looking to trade many of their players who are set to become unrestricted free agents come years end. To note is that it is reported that Keith Tkachuk is reported to be willing to waive his no-trade clause in order to be shipped off to a playoff bound team.

Detroit News – Rumors

The Detroit News reports that many players may become available at the looming trade deadline. Florida has Gary Roberts, Martin Gelinas and Jozef Stumpel to offer while if Edmonton falls out of contention they could look to trade Ryan Smyth.

Biron on the move FINALLY???

The Edmonton Sun reports:

Suddenly, the Sabres are listening to offers for G Martin Biron. It’s believed the asking price is high: a player, prospect and first-round pick. Sources say the Bolts have made a pitch because they haven’t had strong goaltending since Nikolai Khabibulin left. The Sabres may also be ready to move RW Ales Kotalik

NHL Trade Buzz – Fantasy Impact, Part II

Part two of three in taking a look at some of the trade buzz, which players are available, and what you should do in your hockey pool to prepare for these moves that may or may not happen.

Blake unhappy wants long term deal.

Jason Blake has been one of the best Islanders over the past 6 years and will be an unrestricted free agent at years end, instead of worrying about making the playoffs this guy is worrying about a long term deal.

Down to 3 teams?

According to the Detroit Free Press, Peter Forsberg is said to be down to 3 teams that would make him renounce his no-trade clause…

Hamel put on Waivers

According to TSN.ca Denis Hamel has been put on waivers. This guy should be snatched up pretty fast.

News Outta Edmonton

The Edmonton Journal suggest that if the Edmonton Oilers were to fall out of playoff contention that star winger Ryan Smyth could be traded. Ryan Smyth who is turning 31 becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer and contract talks are still far apart for both the sides. Ryan Smyth is looking for a long term contract about 5 years and around 5 million a year.

More Forsberg Articles

A collection of Peter Forsberg stories that may be of some interest

Rumor Round-up

A look at the Forsberg situation

The Kings look to move players

The NHL ready to move past Bettman

The Leafs ready to be buyers or sellers or both

Blues Switching Things Up…?

While listening to the radio on a business trip in St. Louis today, I heard an interesting trade rumor.

The host reported talks between STL, MTL and OTT in a three-way trade of struggling players.

Canucks Hockey, Pulling Triggers, Teams Needs, Hockey vs. Sports

Canucks hockey is becoming dramatic; some fans blaming General Manager Nonis. Who is to blame and what could have been done?

Am I the only one pulling the trigger? I think every general manager in the NHL should have an icon representing them. See, I have the gun ready to fire. Why can’t any other general manager have it? Nonetheless, you name a general manager and you can tell me what their icon/image/avatar/ whataveryoucallit they should have. Could be fun. But, more important is the question “why no trades?!”

Leafys Rumor Roundup

I’ve got the latest on everything going on in the league.

Who's the Odd Man Out on Colorado's blueline?

Tomorrow night the Canucks play the Avalanche who will be intorducing Jordan Leopold in the Colorado jersey. With his presence, that being a top 4 dman, someone is likely to be traded. But who’s going?

Habs to make swap with Coyotes???

The latest out of Montreal say that the Habs are going to make a deal with the Coyotes.  The Habs would be sending David Aebischer, Sergei Samsonov and a second/third round pick to the desert, while the Coyotes would be sending David Leneveu and Ladislav Nagy in return.