Will the Edmonton Oilers trade for Scott Laughton or Mike Hoffman?

Monday, April 12, 2021 32

The Edmonton Oilers have a few holes to fill — They need a left-winger, second pairing left defenseman with experience with Oscar Klefbom out and a third-line centre with some offence — to fill right now. The big question is, will GM Ken Holland trade away the draft picks? The answer is no. Holland stated, […]

Oilers looking to add ‘size’ and ‘depth’ at trade deadline

Friday, March 12, 2021 8

Mark Spector of Sportsnet talked with Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland and asked what he was looking to add at the NHL trade deadline. Holland stated, “When you get into the playoffs you need size and depth. You either wear somebody down or they’re going to wear you down,” he said. “You’re always looking at […]

NHL Rumors: Jesse Puljujarvi, Philadelphia Flyers

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12

What will the Oilers do with Jesse Puljujarvi Sportsnet: Mark Spector reports Jesse Puljujarvi  has until 5 p.m. ET on Dec. 1 to sign his qualifying offer, or he cannot play in the NHL in the 2019-20 season. GM Ken Holland said, he has had conversations with numerous clubs that have had interest, some interest, in acquiring […]

NHL Trade Rumors June 1, 2018

Friday, June 01, 2018 10

Vancouver Canucks interested in Hurricanes Noah Hanifin Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman reports that the Vancouver Canucks were a “stealth team” to acquire defenceman Noah Hanifin from the Carolina Hurricanes. Vancouver clearly needs some talent on the back end, but overall they’re consistently in the middle of the pack in terms of their defencemen’s involvement in the […]

NHL Trade Rumors: Jaromir Jagr, Hurricanes, Red Wings

Thursday, August 10, 2017 13

Will the Hurricanes trade for a top-two center? NHL.com: A playmaking center for one of the top two lines remains the Carolina Hurricanes biggest need, and they’ll probably have to add one eventually to compete for the Stanley Cup. They have stockpiled an impressive group of young defensemen — Noah Hanifin, 20; Brett Pesce, 22; Jaccob Slavin, 23; Justin Faulk, […]

NHL Rumors: Stewart, Red Wings, Blues

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 20

The Score: Where will Chris Stewart end up? Stewart is 27, who is a unrestricted free agent (UFA) and he has not signed with a team after being a hot commodity at the NHL Trade Deadline. Three possible destinations for Stewart are the Anaheim Ducks, Arizona Coyotes and the Florida Panthers. Detroit Free Press: Jamie […]

NHL Rumors: Blues, Flames, Red Wings

Saturday, June 20, 2015 4

The Score: The St. Louis Blues are open about trading core players like David Backes, T.J. Oshie, and Patrik Berglund. Pierre LeBrun reports: But if there’s a deal out there that makes sense, word from rival executives is that the Blues are more open-minded than ever to move one of their long-standing core guys, whether […]

Rumors: Rangers, Red Wings, Canadiens

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 11

TVASPORTS: Patrice Brisebois claims the Montreal Canadiens have had an interest in Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly for two years. Brisebois claimed Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin’s interest in the Avs forward stretches back to O’Reilly’s contentious contract negotiations with the Avs during the 2012-13 half-season lockout. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres are reportedly interested in […]

Red Wings looking for scoring depth

Thursday, February 06, 2014 11

The Detroit Red Wings would like to add some depth before the NHL trade deadline according to the Detroit News, but it’s unlikely to happen before the Olympic break. The Wings have shown interest in Matt Moulson, Steve Ott, Lee Stempniak and Ray Whitney. GM Ken Holland is quoted as saying he does not want […]

Jordin Tootoo rumors

Friday, November 08, 2013 6

The Detroit Red Wings tried to trade Jordin Tootoo, but GM Ken Holland couldn’t find any takers. Tootoo carries a $1.9 million salary cap hit this year and next, which is too much for many teams this year with the reduced salary cap. Holland will continue to contact teams to see if there is interest […]