There is a rumor going around that Sheldon Sourey will go to Vancouver for Brenden Morrison.
Okay, as it stands now, the accumulated Salary for the Habs is…43 mil 779 thousand. This being said, not much room is left for emergencies. I’m going to stick my head out and say that Gainey will make a trade to free up some cap space by Christmas. Everyone keeps saying that Souray will be traded, I hope not, he may have some inconsistency issues, but he’s a big gun and with the right coaching he’ll be fine.
The Boston Bruins have selected Zdeno Chara to be the 18th captain in the club’s 82-year history.
An important tip for poolies, Patrick Eaves is expected to skate on Ottawa’s top line with Jason Spezza and Dany Heatley.
After luckily clearing up cap space with the great help from Doug Wilson, general manager of the San Jose Sharks, the New Jersey Devils re-signed Brian Gionta to a three year deal worth $4M per season.
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Sportsnet is reporting that Tyson Nash has been waived by the Phoenix Coyotes and just wondering who is going to pick up Tyson Nash or if he will clear and be sent down to there farm team?
Centre Marc Chouinard, one of the Vancouver Canucks free-agent signings in the off-season, will miss seven to 10 days with a sprained right shoulder
Pavel Kubina will sit out Toronto’s season-opener against Ottawa on Wednesday after the NHL suspended the Maple Leafs defenceman one game for his cross-check on Detroit Red Wings forward Juri Hudler.
NHL forward Richard Park has agreed to a two-year deal with the New York Islanders. The one-way contract will pay Park roughly $500,000 per season. Park had been skating with the Islanders on a professional tryout basis.
Last season, Park scored eight goals and 10 assists in 60 games with the Vancouver Canucks.
Park has played 368 NHL games in his career, scoring 50 goals and 57 assists for 107 points.
Ray Shero, General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, was able to beat a 5 p.m. deadline Monday and sign forward Jordan Staal and defenseman Kristopher Letang to entry-level contracts. This does not mean that Staal and Letang will play the entire season with Pittsburgh, because they are able to play a total of 9 NHL games and then be returned to their Junior teams.
CKNW in Vancouver is reporting that the Pittsburgh Penguins may be looking to trade Marc-Andre Fleury. His poor performance at camp and during the preseason (excepting Saturday’s loss) has made Jocelyn Thibault the possible number one goalie.
CKNW reported that Ray Shero was looking to trade Fleury to a Western Conference team.
However CDKA Pittsburgh is reporting that Fleury will start in net against Philadelphia on Thursday.
According to many sources, many fans and many talk, Sheldon Souray is the next to be trade.
Ribeiro and Souray was supposed to be trade for Jack Johnson but Jim Rutherford just decide that the deal with L.A. was better.
Anaheim-Anaheim has a luxury of some sorts. They have 2 quality goalies in Bryzgalov and Giguere. Both are solid and have similar strengts. They are both positionally based goalies and play the angles well. Both are not fashy, but can make the big saves when needed. However, bothare questionable for the same reasons as well. Giguere has been streaky at times and has often had one good month followed by a bad one. Bryzgalov has proven that he can play under pressure in the playoffs, but has yet to show that he can take the full rigor of the regular season. They should split the time this year depending on who is playing better at the time, but it really doesn’t matter who is in goal since the ducks have Pronger and Neidermayer.