Lang Chicago Bound

According to RDS, F Robert Lang would’ve signed a 2-year deal with the Chicago BlackHawks.

Could the leafs get more?

Ok well it seems the Washington Caps have just signed free agent Michael Nylander.  Who would have played great in Toronto and i thought the Leafs should have gotten a centericeman but its too late now. 

Stop… Hammer time!

According to RDS, D Roman Hamrlik has signed a 4-year deal with Montreal.

details to come

Sorry Oils fans, no Nylander for you.

Contrary to what has been reported by TSN last night (which was coming from an Edmonton radio station), Michael Nylander has apparently signed a 4-year deal with the WASHINGTON CAPITALS today.

Analysis: July 1

You hear that? The sound of cash registers….

leaf survery

Caps interested in Yashin?

According to many sources and the Washington Post, the Washington Capitals are interested in the services of Alexei Yashin, but only at a discount price.

They want to get him at around $2M per but Yashin’s agent has made it clear the bottom is $3M. If he can be convinced to take less money, the Caps think he will be re-ignited from his laziness alongside fellow russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin.

Tom Preissing to L.A.

According to the Ottawa Sun, the Los Angeles Kings have agreed to a 4-year, 11M$ deal with defensemen Tom Preissing

10 things I learned …

These past 3 weeks have taught me a lot of things in the world of hockey…so here’s the countdown from 5 to 1…hope you like it!


Tsn reports the Leafs have re-signed left winger Bates Battaglia

Sykora and Sydor were plan B.

The Tribune-Review reported on Monday that the Pittsburgh Penguins were finalist in the bid for the services for Scott Hannan. The article which was focused on the re-signing of Ryan Whitney, also reveals that the Penguins made an offer for Paul Kariya along with Vancouver, St. Louis, and Toronto, but determined early on that Kariya was out of their price range. The Penguins were reportedly willing to give Kariya a 3-year $12M deal, with management unwilling to pay more than $4M/year for Kariya’s services, and at times their offered seemed to be the favorite in Kariya’s camp..

The Beginning of the End on Long Island

As a Ranger fan, i take great delight in what is happening to the Islanders so far this offseason…

Who's Left?

Here are the best UFA’s still available, courtesy of Globe and Mail’s James Mirtle blog.