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Anaheim Ducks Waive Todd Bertuzzi

June 27th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Anaheim Ducks | No Comments

The Anaheim Ducks waived Todd Bertuzzi today and if he clears waivers then the Ducks will buy out the remainder of his contract.  Todd Bertuzzi signed a 2 year, $8 million deal last year with the Ducks and put up 40 points in 68 games.  If a team picks up on waivers they will be […]

Vincent Lecavalier will be Signed by Lightning to 9 Year Deal

June 25th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

Vincent Lecavalier and the Tampa Bay Lightning have agreed upon a new contract that will see Lecavalier earning $77 million over the next 9 years, which is about $8.55 million a season.  The contract will also include a no-trade clause, and since Lecavalier is 28 years old, the contract will end when he is 37 […]

Mats Sundin in Talks with Montreal Canadians

June 23rd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Montreal Canadians | No Comments

Mats Sundin is shopping his services around, although it is believed that he wants to stay somewhere in Eastern Canada.  The three teams believed to be in talks with Sundin are the Montreal Canadians, the Ottawa Senators, and the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Early word is that the Canadians are offering more money over a 2 […]

Barry Melrose to be Named Tampa Bay Head Coach

June 23rd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Tampa Bay Lightning | No Comments

Barry Melrose will be officially named the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning in a news conference tomorrow afternoon.  Barry Melrose hasn’t coached since the lockout season in 94-95 when he coached for the LA Kings.  Melrose has been an analyst for ESPN over the last number of years and must be happy that […]

Tanguay Traded to the Montreal Canadians

June 20th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

Alex Tanguay has been traded by the Flames to the Montreal Canadians for the 25th pick in the draft. This deal comes just after Cammalleri was traded to the Flames by the Kings in a 3 way deal. Related PostsTanguay Should be Traded to Free up Flame’s Cap Space The Calgary Flames need to free […]

Olli Jokinen Traded to the Phoenix Coyotes

June 20th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Florida Panthers | No Comments

The Florida Panthers have just traded Olli Jokinen to the Phoenix Coyotes for Keith Ballard, Nick Boynton and the Coyote’s 2nd round pick.  The Panthers didn’t get a great return out of this trade in my opinion.  Ballard may be a decent NHL defenseman, but Nick Boynton is terrible.   Jokinen rumors can now be put […]

Kings, Flames & Ducks pull 3 Way Trade

June 20th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

First big deal on draft day sends Mike Cammaleri to the Flames who trade their 1st round pick, 17th overall to the Kings.  The Kings then trade the 17th pick and the 28th pick to the Ducks for the Duck’s 12th pick. Related PostsCalgary Flames Wallow in Defeat The Calgary Flames were defeated in the […]

Live Update of NHL Entry Draft 2008

June 20th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | 4 Comments

I will be providing updates on the 2008 NHL Entry Draft from Ottawa. This year’s draft pool is deep with talent, and most of the talent this year comes from top-end defenseman and smaller speedy forwards. A number of trade rumors are flying around on draft day, so any trades that go down will be […]

Ray Emery Waived from Ottawa Senators, Cloutier Waived from Kings

June 20th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | No Comments

The Kings and Senators have started the buyout process on their underachieving goalies with the Kings waiving Cloutier and the Senators waiving Ray Emery.  If no teams claim either goalie then the teams will buyout the remainder of each goalie’s contract.  Related PostsRay Emery Will not be Back in Ottawa Next SeasonOttawa Senators head coach […]

NHL Draft Trade Rumors -Dean Lombardi has Received over 100 Trade Requests

June 19th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: LA Kings | No Comments

On the day before the NHL 2008 Entry Draft in Ottawa, the Lightning hold the #1 pick and GM Jay Feaster has made it clear that the Lightning will not be trading the pick for anybody. The Los Angeles Kings pick 2nd in the draft, and they have not ruled out a trade. Kings GM […]

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