Rumors, Rumors, Rumors 2
There are more and more rumors popping out each day.The Boston Globe is reporting the Bruins, Maple Leafs, and Flyers could all be interested in acquiring Vincent Lecavalier this summer. It would cost the Bruins Patrice Bergeron and then some.
Leafy’s take: Well he won’t go to the Leafs, down the middle they’ll probably already have Sundin, Wellwood, Stajan, Lindros, and possibley Antropov, Wilm, and Allison, I don’t see them adding another centreman, that’s a position they’ve always been deep at.
Larry Brooks reports that Patrick Elias and Martin Havlat are the latest NHL lovers to become a package deal… the Rangers or Devils could be interested.
Leafy’s take: This won’t happen as long as Havlat is restricted. I can see Elias fleeing the Devils to become aprt of the National Czech team, I mean the New York Rangers.
Hockey Night in Canada reported that Luongo will likely be traded in the next 12 days, listing Detroit and Los Angeles as possible destinations.
Leafy’s take: If Luongo is traded, it won’t be for much, because he’s going to test the open market next year, so he’s a one season deal, and that will drive his price down by ALOT.
Guerin could be moved or bought out according to hockey night in Canada, and Ed Jovanovski WILL be a UFA. Langenbrunner will also attrack interest.
What happened to this window of oppurtunity the Stars had to trade Guerin? Does anyone else remember this? Is this a yearly thing, or a one time thing, because if it’s a one time thing, they can’t trade him, and he’d be a buy out. Keenan loves Guerin, and I could see him going to Florida. One bad year, Guerin’s always been a super star. I could see Jovanovski and Langenbrunner also landing in Florida. They’re building a team there, imagine a top six of Roberts, Nieuwendyk, Guerin, Jokinen, Langenbrunner, and Horton, then a top four of Jovanovski, Bouwmeester, Hill, and Semenov. With Jokinen, Nieuwendyk, Weiss, and Stumpel down the middle, I can see this team making the playoffs, although that’s counting on three big additions.
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