Avs hoping to make offer if Forsberg returns

The answer is yes — the Avalanche is very interested in Peter Forsberg, and plans to make him an offer. But the Avs — like any other NHL team with interest — are waiting to hear when or if their former star center is ready to play again.

Moves the leafs MUST make

Now I know that I’ll get chewed out for writing another article about the Maple Leafs but the fact is that there are simply a few moves that the leafs need to make.

Flyers GM Holmgren Visits Forsberg?

According to TSN, Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has gone to Sweden on an unspecified journey.

Blue Jackets to make decision about Foote?

The TorontoSun is reporting that the Adam Foote situation will be a lot clearer by the end of next week.

Foppa Flipping to Montreal?

After marrying a girl from Montreal and saying that he wanted to play in the eastern conference and wanted a shot at the cup could Forsberg suit up for the Canadiens?

Leaf rumors: Vultures reported at the ACC, fire sale coming

Alfredson would like Sundin in Ottawa

It’s Groundhog Day, again, and the trade deadline is 25 days away.

And since the Maple Leafs hired Cliff “let’s make a deal” Fletcher as their new interim GM, you can bet your grand-daddy’s gold watch that significant roster moves are going to be made.

As such, we can expect an assortment of trade rumors up until February 26th. Here are the latest ones.

Oilers and Jackets make Swap

According to tsn.ca, the Oilers and Jackets have swapped players with Dick Tarnstrom going to Columbus for Curtis Glencross.

Preds About To Sign Dumont Long-term

Sportsnet.ca is reporting that the Nashville Predators are on the verge of re-signing J.P. Dumont to a long term deal reportedly for 4 years. Details click on the link.

http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/2008/02/01/preds_dumont/

More on the possible Forsberg return

According to Slam Sports the Ottawa Senators have made contract with Peter Forsberg’s agent in an effort to initiate discussions in an attempt to lure Forsberg to the nation’s capital.

Many teams could be interested in Steve Staois

The Hockey News is reporting that Edmonton Oilers defenseman Steve Staois is attracting a lot of attention as of late.