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The big surprises in the NHL

With the new speedy NHL and the one year break some players have been able to recuperate into the stars they once were while others have seized the opprutinity and stunned the rest of the hockey nation. Here’s my top ten……..

Within the next hours…

According to Montreal’s sports channel RDS, a trade could be done within the next few hours between Montreal and Colorado. Usually, they don’t report rumors on their site but this time they put it and took it off right away… However no names were mentionned.

Pittsburgh Penguins Mid-Season Report

TEAM: Pittsburgh Penguins

RECORD: 11W-22L-9OTL

Place in Conference: 15th

The Montreal Canadiens Mid-Season Report…

The Montreal Canadiens are pretty much where everybody thought they would be after 40 games, however, the path they followed to get there took a lot of fans by surprise.

Record

19-15-06 (44pts)

Division Rank

29-09-03 – Ottawa Senators

27-13-02 – Buffalo Sabres

24-15-03 – Toronto Maple Leafs

19-15-06 – Montreal Canadiens

16-20-06 – Boston Bruins

Conference Rank

Currently ranked 10th in the Eastern Conference, 1 point away from the 8th spot, with 3 games in hands on Tampa Bay (8th) and New Jersey (9th).

New York Islanders Mid Season Report

Team: New York Islanders

Record: 18-22-2

Place in Conference: 12th

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)