The Buffalo Sabres have come to terms with unrestricted free agent Nolan Pratt. The 32 year old defenseman came off a good season with the Lightning last year collecting 8 points in 81 games. He is a very solid defenseman, but has very few offensive characteristics. He will suit the Sabres penalty kill.
Sportsnet.ca is reporting that Michael Ryder is riding the pine in Montreal.
According to the Chicago Tribune Sergei Samsonov has been a healthy scratch of late. HTR is starting to wonder if this is really starting to be the end of the line for Samsonov who broke into the league with so much talent and hype surrounding him.
I’m watching the Devils/Lightning game at intermission Bob McKenzie on TSN was reporting that Nonis is in the market for a top 6 forward. He said some of his henchmen were at the Thrashers/Canadiens game on Oct. 30.
The Tennessean is suggesting that the Predators are being held up for any possible moves because of the present uncertain status of the team ownership.
The Courier Post Online is reporting that the Flyers will be active seekers of Peter Forsberg.
As much as it pains me to say this and as much as I love the TEAM of the Toronto Maple Leafs; I have to stand up for what’s right and end my support for MLSE – Toronto Maple Leafs.
What to do with Cristobal Huet? Many people say trade him away at the deadline, some say let him go at the end of the season in case we do make a playoff run, some (although few) say get Price starting right NOW.
While all of these people have valid points, I believe that trading Huet will be a gamble no mater what.
I got such a good response from the first one, I decided to make a second one. So here it goes:
The Edmonton Journal is reporting that Oilers defenseman Dick Tarnstrom may be expendable due to the play of some of some of the younger defenseman.