NHL Trade Rumors – January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018 13

Toronto Maple Leafs interested in Jack Johnson TSN 1050:  NHL insider Darren Dreger told Toronto’s TSN 1050 he wouldn’t be shocked if Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello called the Columbus Blue Jackets expressing interest in defenseman Jack Johnson. Dreger noted Johnson no longer felt he’s a fit with the Blue Jackets and requested a trade. […]

December 27: This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 25

Dec. 27 NHL History 1952: Detroit Red Wings goaltender Glenn Hall plays his first NHL game, a 2-2 tie against the Montreal Canadiens at Olympia Stadium. Hall helps the Red Wings extend their record undefeated streak to 14 games (seven wins, seven ties). 1979: The Red Wings open their new home, Joe Louis Arena, with a game against the St. Louis […]

December 11: This Day in NHL History

Monday, December 11, 2017 11

Dec. 11 NHL History 1969: Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” is played at the Spectrum for the first time, and the Philadelphia Flyers respond by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3. The Flyers go 19-1-1 in the next three seasons when “God Bless America” is played. 1977: Tom Bladon of the Flyers sets an NHL […]

October 27: This Day in NHL History

Friday, October 27, 2017 23

October 27 NHL History 1963: Gordie Howe scores his 544th NHL goal during the Detroit Red Wings’ 6-4 loss to the visiting Montreal Canadiens. The power-play goal midway through the third period against goalie Gump Worsley pulls Howe into a tie with Maurice Richard of the Canadiens, the NHL’s all-time goal-scoring leader when he retires in 1960. Exactly five years later, […]

NHL Rumors: Ottawa Senators interested in Matt Duchene

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 18

Ottawa Sun: Bruce Garrioch reports Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion has been aggressive in his pursuit of 26-year-old Matt Duchene, who begrudgingly reported to training camp last week while he continues to wait for a trade. The Senators are one of the most interested teams in Duchene, but they’re hardly alone, with the Montreal Canadiens, […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Matt Duchene, Jonathan Drouin, Toronto Maple Leafs

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 51

Latest Matt Duchene trade rumors TSN Radio: Darren Dreger was on the radio and believes Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic still seeks a young left-shot defenseman as part of the return for Matt Duchene. Dreger claims he’s still hearing rumblings the Columbus Blue Jackets being as likely as any team, knowing there are several […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Drew Doughty, Matt Duchene, Detroit Red Wings

Monday, September 11, 2017 17

Will the LA Kings trade Drew Doughty? The Hockey News: Matt Larkin reports Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty wants to continue winning Stanley Cup championships, whether it’s with the LA Kings or another club. Doughty, who is two years away from unrestricted free agency, expressed his love of Los Angeles and playing for the Kings […]

Top 10 players that could be traded 2017/2018 NHL season

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 24

Top 10 players that could be traded during the 2017/2018 NHL season. Matt Duchene will likely be traded before or at the start of the NHL season. GM Joe Sakic appears to be asking too much for Matt Duchene or he would have been traded by now. If Sakic lowers his asking price, expect Duchene […]

NHL Rumors: Matt Duchene, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, John Tavares

Monday, August 21, 2017 22

Will John Tavares sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs? TSN Radio: Craig Button was on TSN radio and said that if John Tavares hits the open market, the Toronto Maple Leafs should sign him to a one-year deal. Button thinks it’s a very good possibility. Here’s why: There is a lot of talk about windows of opportunity […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Matt Duchene, Pittsburgh Penguins, Alex Kerfoot

Friday, August 18, 2017 16

Blue Jackets interested in Matt Duchene The Athletic: Aaron Portzline reports the Columbus Blue Jackets have an offer on the table for Matt Duchene, “one that almost certainly includes defenseman Ryan Murray.” However, GM Joe Sakic’s asking price remains very steep. Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen wouldn’t directly address the Duchene rumors but said it’s never […]

July 7: This Day in NHL History

Friday, July 07, 2017 10

July 7 NHL History 1969: Center Joe Sakic, the greatest player in the history of the Colorado Avalanche franchise, is born in Burnaby, British Columbia. The Quebec Nordiques take Sakic with the No. 15 pick in the 1987 NHL Draft. He’s an NHL regular two seasons later and is named captain in 1992. After the Nordiques […]

June 9: This Day in NHL History

Friday, June 09, 2017 15

June 9 NHL History 1970: The Buffalo Sabres win a lottery with the Vancouver Canucks to see which of the incoming expansion franchises will pick first in the amateur, waiver and expansion drafts. The Sabres win the first pick and two days later in the amateur draft (now the NHL Draft) select center Gilbert Perreault, who […]