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DALLAS STARS MID-SEASON REPORT

TEAM: Dallas Stars

RECORD: 28-12-2

Place in Conference: 3rd

Recchi on his way back to Philly???

According to Sportsnet News, Mark Recchi is apparantly being shopped by the struggling Pens. Rumor is that he is being pursued by his former team the Philadelphia Flyers…

Gainey Could Move… NOW!

According to Bertrand Raymond, a very well known journalist covering the Canadiens in Montreal, Bob Gainey is in Colorado this week along with Julien Brisebois, the team’s legal advisor.

Philadelphia Flyers Mid-Season Report

TEAM: Philadelphia Flyers

RECORD: 27-9-0-6

1st in Atlantic – 7 points ahead of NYR

1st in East – 1 point ahead of OTT

1st in NHL – 1 point ahead of OTT/DET

Hello Niinimaa, Goodbye Erskine

Stars Acquire Janne Niinimaa and a 5th round pick in a move that sees the Stars send John Erskine and a 2nd round pick to the Islanders.

Andreychuk on Waivers

As reported here last week Tampa Bay Lightning Captain Dave Andreychuk has now officially been put on waivers.

Source: Sportsnet.ca

Milbury on the clock

Newsday is reporting that within 24 hours Mike Milbury will pull the trigger…

Anaheim Mighty Ducks Mid Season Report

TEAM: Anaheim Mighty Ducks

RECORD: 18-16-7

Place in Conference: 10th in the conference (43 points) 6 points out of the playoffs.

Injured Players: Rob Niedermayer (concussion out indefinitely)

Sandis Ozolinsh (NHL-NHLPA substance abuse/behavioral health program Out indefinitely)

NHL Bargain Players (Part 1)

In the new NHL, bargain players can make or break a team. Who is the best bargain player today?

Here is a list of who, in my opinion is each team’s bargain player up to the mid-way point of the NHL season…

Done Deal – Sykora to the Rangers

The New York Rangers have accquired Petr Sykora and a fourth-round pick from the Mighty Ducks in exchange for Maxim Kondratiev. That explains why he was a healthy scratch in his last game.

Calder Race – Head to Head

There is so much talk regarding the likes of Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin, and who will be the winner of this years Calder Trophy.

There are so many people who like to bash Sidney Crosby (for some reason), and put Ovechkin on some sort of pedastel.

Something brewing…

Vancouver and Montreal are up to something… No really good leaks yet as to the exact players, but something is in the works.

Yesterday was a very busy day for the two. Steve Tambellini of the Canucks and Bob Gainey of the Canadiens met at the Manitoba Moose-Hamilton Bulldogs game (the clubs respective farm teams) and at the Canucks-Flames games there were a total of 8 (count them… 8!) Montreal scouts in attendance. Both these have been confirmed (radio for source… sorry, no link).

Colorado in position to make a big move(s).

How injuries and good decisions cap wise, have put Colorado in place to improve Goaltending, Defense and jump start Milan Hejduk’s season