January 13: This Day in NHL History

Saturday, January 13, 2018 47

Jan. 13 NHL History 1926: Babe Ruth drops the puck for a ceremonial face-off at Madison Square Garden prior to a game between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Americans. The Canadiens defeat the Americans 2-1 in front of a crowd of more than 10,000. 1940: The Rangers defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 to extend their winning streak to 10 […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Tomas Tatar, Colorado Avalanche

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 26

Will the Detroit Red Wings trade Tomas Tatar? The Athletic: Tomas Tatar’s agent, Rich Winter has been working with the Detroit Red Wings for awhile on a new deal, and it doesn’t sound like it’s going well. Detroit has offered Tatar a contract, and even with a few options–for a year, or four or five. They are […]

What will the Toronto Maple Leafs do this summer?

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 45

What trades will the Toronto Maple Leafs do this off-season? They need to upgrade their defenceman, will they re-sign Brian Boyle? Go after Drew Doughty? Damion Cox of the Toronto Star reports the Toronto Maple Leafs should pursue Drew Doughty if the LA Kings make him available? Questionable and costly, although tempting if the opportunity comes along. […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Edmonton Oilers, Dennis Wideman, Justin Faulk

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 19

Will the Carolina Hurricanes trade Justin Faulk The Hockey News: Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Sun cites scouts claiming Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk is in play. He believes their depth in young rearguards no longer makes Faulk their blueline mainstay. The Hurricanes need scoring depth, especially at center, and Faulk could land them a […]

NHL Rumors: Alexander Burmistrov, Marc-Andre Fleury, trade deadline

Thursday, December 08, 2016 22

Will the Habs trade for Alexander Burmistrov The Fourth Period: With Alex Galchenyuk out indefinitely with a lower-body injury the Habs could be forced to go after someone to fill the void. The Canadiens could go after Winnipeg Jets center Alexander Burmistrov. The Jets have made it known that they would be willing to move […]

NHL Rumors: Montreal, Blue Jackets, Flames

Monday, December 21, 2015 36

Montreal Canadiens looking for offense LA PRESSE: The Montreal Canadiens are looking at the trade market for some offensive help. The Habs could look at Arizona Coyotes right wing Mikkel Boedker, Winnipeg Jets left winger Andrew Ladd, Calgary Flames forward Jiri Hudler, Vancouver Canucks winger Radim Vrbata and Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen as […]

Six NHL players who could be traded this winter

Friday, November 27, 2015 27

Usually the American Thanksgiving marks the start of of the NHL trade season. There have been many trade rumors floating around already. Here are 6 players that could be traded before the NHL trade deadline. New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic: He has asked to be traded to teams out West for family reasons, and the […]

NHL Rumors: Sharks, Avs, Flames

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 16

Sportsnet: Patrick Marleau has popped back up in the trade rumors mill. Damion Cox feels it’s uncertain if Marleau is seeking a trade or if he’s been asked to waive his no-movement clause. Elliotte Friedman telling Calgary’s Sportsnet 960 claiming “there is something going on in San Jose (with) Patrick Marleau. I don’t know exactly […]

NHL Rumors: Polak, Kopitar, Andersen

Friday, October 30, 2015 29

TSN: Bob McKenzie is reporting there are several defensemen available for NHL teams seeking blueline depth. He lists Philadelphia Flyers Luke Schenn, Toronto Maple Leafs Roman Polak, Tampa Bay Lightnings Matt Carle and Calgary Flames Dennis Wideman. TSN: Will the LA Kings trade forward Anze Kopitar? Darren Dreger is reporting Kopitar isn’t happy with management […]

NHL Rumors: Blue Jackets, Blues, Flames

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 18

Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman has a theory that the Columbus Blue Jackets will take this season to evaluate Ryan Johansen’s performance under new coach John Tortorella before deciding if they’ll re-sign him next summer or trade him. TSN: Darren Dreger states the injury-ravaged St. Louis Blues are bringing in veteran forwards Martin Havlat and Dainius Zubrus […]

Steven Stamkos to Calgary rumors

Thursday, October 22, 2015 24

Sportsnet: The Calgary Flames are looking to make a big trade after the slow start by the team. Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving is working the phones seeking a trade to help his struggling club. One rumor Sportsnet is reporting is that Trevliving had conversations with Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman regarding soon-to-be UFA […]

NHL Rumors: Wideman, Kassian, Alfredsson

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 19

The Dallas Morning News: Could the Dallas Stars find that elusive right-handed defenseman in Calgary’s Dennis Wideman? Wideman has three years left at $5.25 million, but he’s a right-handed defenseman who can run a power play and is pretty solid defensively. The Ottawa Sun: Ex-Ottawa Senator Matt Kassian still looking for an NHL team to […]