Illitch talks to Federov

According to The Flint Journal, Mike Illitch has called Federov about re-signing.

some rumors

there is a lot of rumours going on, on a french sport radio channel. They have listed down a list of rumors. Here’s the interresting ones concerning : Boston, Colorado, Los Angeles, Tampa Bay and Montreal

Prospal Signing With Atlanta or Anaheim

It is being reported by TSN (http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=47192&hubName=nhl), that unrestricted free agent forward Vaclav Prospal has accepted a deal with either the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, or the Atlanta Thrashers. The deal is reported to be for 5 years and worth between 20 to 25 million dollars.

Leetch to the Flyers?

http://www.nypost.com/sports/rangers/37703.htm

Speculation is growing that Brian Leetch might take a 2 year deal from the Flyers instead of a 1 year 6 million dollar deal from the Rangers. Apparantly, several high priced veterans on the Flyers have been asked to defer some salary so that the Flyers can sign Leetch.

Leaf Fan Plans to Protest

According to The Fan590, and Sports Reporter Ken Campbell, Leaf fan Joey Hatfield is planning a protest outside of the ACC, on the west side of York Street on Bremner Blvd. The protest will take place Wednesday, 4pm.

Sharks sign Marleau, Goc, Davison

SAN JOSE (sj-sharks.com) – The San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed Group II restricted free agent center Patrick Marleau. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wilson also locked up 2001 first round pick Marcel Goc to a standard rookie contract and defenseman Rob Davison.

Avs cut loose Keane

According to the Avalanche spokesman Hayne Ellis, the team has bought out the final year on the contract of the 36-year-old Mike Keane. The move ends the second stint with the Avalanche for Keane.

Could this be a cost-cutting move to maybe acquire a veteran goalie, like Potvin? But probably just to clear room for prospects and the new signings of Kariya and Selanne.

May Resigns with Vancouver.

The Vancouver Canucks re-signed unrestricted free agent Brad May to a two-year contract. The physical winger was unable to reach agreement with the Canucks after the season ended and hit the free-agent market July 1. But the Canucks were able to reel him in.

Marchment Signs With Toronto

Bryan Marchment has just signed a 1-year $2 Mil deal with the Leafs.

Leetch Gone, de Vries In?

www.thestar.com

Pat Morris, Greg de Vries’ agent, mentioned to the Toronto Star that de Vries will sign in the next 48 hours.