Minutes ago, the Russian Rocket took his physical with the Rangers and has failed it. TSN.ca reports that there is no timetable for when Bure can resume his career.
TSN.CA hockey analyst Bob McKenzie reports that the Toronto Maple Leafs have shown interest in former Leaf, Bryan Berard. The interest is thought to be mild. The Leafs have inquired about what it would take to sign him. Although, they do seem content to give their young guys a shot on defense.
Mark your calendars, boys and girls. Oct 28 will yet again be a night for Patrick Roy to be larger than life on (inter)national TV.
According to numerous sources, nhl.com, yahoo sports, and The Boston Globe. David Legwand has finally signed with the Preds. Terms of the deal not disclosed. He was offered a qualifying offer of $1.2 million, which is a 10% raise over last year.
According to Espn, JS Giguere has reached an agreement with the Ducks on a 4 year deal. It wasn’t reported how much, but I would assume in the 6-7 Million dollar range since that’s what he was looking for.
To all hockey gamers out there, the NHL2004 demo is now available at the following link: ftp://ftp.ea.com/pub/easports/demos/
I’ve played it and it is an AMAZING upgrade from last year!!
As for my ULTIMATE POOL PREVIEW 03-04, Thanx to Trademan, Mikster & DG it is now officially available on the HTR frontpage.
I’d just like to let you know that it will be updated frequently so you’ll just have to update your version right before your pool for an even better accuracy. (an updated version is already available right now!)
First of all, Magnus Arvedson has signed a 1 year 1.5 million contract with the Vancouver Canucks.
Joe Nieuwendyk is a Toronto Maple Leaf, TSN has learned. The unrestricted free agent centre agreed to terms today on the deal with the Maple Leafs.
www.thefourthperiod.com reports that according to AM980 CKNW radio in Vancouver, the Avalanche may acquire Olaf Kolzig and deal Alex Tanguay to the Washington Capitals. The third team is reported unknown.