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Team Canada 2009 World Hockey Championships Roster Announced

April 15th, 2009 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | 1 Comment

The 2009 World Hockey Championships will be taking place this year in the host country of Switzerland in the summer of 2009 in the cities of Berne and Zurich. This year’s Team Canada’s roster for the World Hockey Championships is composed of a very young but talented group of players, with a very young average […]

NHL and Russian Hockey League Agree to a Transfer Agreement

July 10th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

The NHL and Russia’s Continental Hockey League reach a Transfer Agreement that will prohibit teams from either league pursuing players under contract in the opposite league.  There has been all sorts of drama since Evgeni Malkin was offered a very lucrative contract if he ditched Pittsburgh and moved to play in Russia.  Malkin ended up […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NHL 2008 Mock Entry Draft

June 17th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

Everyone else is throwing out there Mock Entry Draft for the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, so I might as well join in the fun. There are no huge surprise picks and no major trades to speak of for my Mock NHL Entry Draft. Here are the picks. 1. Tampa Bay Lightning – Steve Stamkos 2. […]

LA Kings Fire Marc Crawford after 2 Horrendous Seasons

June 10th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

The Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has apparently given up on Marc Crawford. The LA Kings fired Marc Crawford Tuesday afternoon after just his 2nd season with the Kings. Both seasons were brutal for King’s fans to watch with the team’s pathetic record, 59-84-21. Marc Crawford still had one season left on his […]

Dominik Hasek Officially Retires from the NHL

June 9th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | No Comments

Dominik Hasek is one of the best goalies to ever play the game, and today he will leave the NHL as a Stanley Cup Champion.  Hasek played in the NHL for 16 years, winning 2 Stanley Cups, 6 Vezina Trophies and 2 Hart Trophies as the NHL MVP.  Hasek is 43 years old and still […]

Zetterberg Wins the Conn Smythe Trophy, Playoff MVP

June 4th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Canada | 1 Comment

Henrik Zetterberg wins the 2008 Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP.  Congratulations to Zetterberg who was unbelievable in the playoffs and lead the NHL in scoring in the playoffs in both points and goals.  Zetterberg had 13 goals and 14 assists for 27 points in the playoffs. Related PostsVezina Trophy Finalists Announced for Hockey’s […]

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