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'Canes and BlackHawks swap prospects

According to, the Carolina Hurricanes traded young defensemen Danny Richmond and a 4th round pick to the Chicago BlackHawks in exchange for defensemen Anton Babchuk.

Nedved traded to Philadelphia!!

According to, the Phoenix Coyotes have traded center Petr Nedved to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defensemen Dennis Seidenberg.

Leetch back in Toronto? is reporting today of rumours involving Brian Leetch being dealt back to Toronto due to Bryan McCabe’s groin injury.

Sensational at the Draft

The Ottawa Senators have gone a significantly different route than their provincial rivals. It wasnt as much by choice as it was by necessity. Small Market franchises have had to live and die by the draft as it was the biggest channel to acquire talented players. It was impossible for a team, that neared bankruptcy to go out an spend spend spend. the team had to draft well, nurture it’s talent and build within. The Sens have done that the last 10 years or at least after Randy Sexton left. This year the team hopes to bask in the fruits of their labour by winning the Stanley Cup.

Berard tests positive for banned substance

According to, Brian Berard had a positive test for a banned substance during US Olympic summer evaluations last summer. Apparently, he was tested in December by the NHL, but the test was negative.

In-depth Look at the Habs

How did Montreal get to where they are? How does the future look? This article is an in-depth look at how Montreal became the team they are today.

In recent history at least, Montreal has been a team that has built mainly through drafts and trades. They have left the unrestricted free agent market to the bigger spenders such as Detroit, New York, and Toronto. Montreal has drafted well in recent years, and so has a good crop of young talent waiting to get a crack at the big team. First though, I will have a look at the few players Montreal has acquired through free agency.

Too many goalies in Boston!

The Bruins have claimed goalie Craig Anderson off waivers from the Chicago BlackHawks. Could this be to replace a goalie being traded in the near future?

Georges Laraque Available?

Last night, radio host Michel Villeneuve and ex-referee Ron Fournier, discussed the possibility to see George Laraque traded to the Montreal Canadiens. During “Les Amateurs de Sport” they mentionned that Kevin Lowe, General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers, had offered Big George to the rest of the league, considering that he isn’t in his team’s plans anymore.

Busy week for the Pens!

Well it’s official, Ziggy has retired. But the activity of the day didn’t stop there!

Bruins Raycroft not making trip to philly trade?

Raycroft stays home

Decision not to take goalie to Philly fuels speculation

By Kevin Paul Dupont, Globe Staff | January 18, 2006

Goalie Andrew Raycroft won’t be with the Bruins tomorrow night in Philadelphia, fueling speculation that the club might be looking to deal the 2003-’04 Rookie of the Year.

Building the Leafs a Work in Progress

This year’s version of the Maple Leafs differs greatly from past Pat Quinn teams. This year the team is not top heavy in aging veteran talent. There has been a greater emphasis on youth and giving opportunity to their prospects. It has worked out fairly good as the team is still in the playoff chase. But this team still lacks sufficient depth and it will take a few more years to address that need. And their deficiency is not only in terms of quantity but quality as well. Here is how the current Leafs were built.

Palffy to retire due to shoulder injury?

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Ziggy Palffy will retire because of a lingering shoulder injury, a Slovak paper reported Wednesday.

Luongo clarifies his comments and the decline of the Panther's last offer

Luongo said Monday he wanted to clarify comments he made Friday about his decision not to sign a five-year, $30 million contract with the Florida Panthers…