February 23rd, 2012 In Edmonton Oilers, NHL Rumors, Previews and Predictions, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

With Monday's trade deadline fast approaching and some deals starting to trickle through, the annual unofficial Canadian holiday that is NHL Trade Deadline Day figures to be the focal point for all hockey fans all day long. While many fans are eagerly tuning in for who will win the Rick Nash sweepstakes or which team makes the biggest...

February 23rd, 2012 In Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, NHL Rumors, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

With the NHL trade deadline looming large over the hockey world, several names are being floated around the rumour mill. The usual ‘players’ are rumoured to be making deals to strengthen their chances of Stanley cup glory. The name that keeps appearing in trade rumours is ‘Mr. Columbus’, Rick Nash. Several teams have been rumoured with...

February 22nd, 2012 In Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, NHL Rumors, Trades Contracts and Transactions 1 comments

New York's GM Glenn Sather likes to take an opportunity when it arises, like a 27-year old power forward who has two 40-goal season and six seasons with 30 or more goals.  As the Feb. 27 trade deadline looms the heat is on to grab a good deal and give the Rangers a boost. The problem is that the Rangers really don't need a boost like a Rick...

February 22nd, 2012 In Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Rumors, Player Profiles, Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

By now, most hockey fans have heard the news. Yesterday, The Colorado Avalanche completed a surprising trade for the second year in a row. This time, the Avs involved themselves in a three team trade with the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning. Each team acquired: Colorado- Forward Steve Downie Detroit- Defenseman Kyle Quincey Tampa...

February 22nd, 2012 In Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Humor, News, NHL Rumors, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

Welcome to the first instalment of 'The Tweet Sheet' where we follow your favorite players, broadcasters, journalists, and the occasional unruly fan who are all tweeting about hockey.  Are you gonna get breaking news and reports here?  Just Maybe.  But what you will absolutely get is trash talking, trade rumors, drunken gibberish, and a lot of...

February 21st, 2012 In Buffalo Sabres, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Rumors, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Let's face it, Rick Nash is not going to the Buffalo Sabres. With Nash not even playing in a position of need for Buffalo, there's really no reason why he should, either. If you're looking for someone from the Columbus Blue Jackets to put on the Sabres, how about Nash's team mate, center Jeff Carter? Jeremy White of WGR Buffalo produced...

February 20th, 2012 In Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets, Edmonton Oilers, Fantasy, Florida Panthers, Free Agents, Injury Report, Los Angeles Kings, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Rumors, Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Player Profiles, Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

We have survived many calamities this early fantasy hockey season but now comes the Pre Trade Deadline edition of "Chutes And Ladders". Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team can be a lot like the original Milton Bradley game. There are enough twists and turns to drive any normal person crazy. So imagine what it is like for the average...

February 20th, 2012 In Minnesota Wild, News, NHL Rumors, Previews and Predictions, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

With the NHL trade deadline less than 2 weeks away, the Minnesota Wild are trying to keep pace in the Western Conference playoff race. The Wild were mired in a 7 game losing streak, during which they only managed to gain 2 out of 12 possible points. Teams such as Calgary, Colorado, and Dallas all jumped Minnesota in the standings during the losing...

February 19th, 2012 In Minnesota Wild, NHL Rumors 0 comments Marek Zidlicky played today in Minnesota's 2-0 win over Boston. He skated 21:04 minutes of ice time, blocked a couple of shots and generally had a solid game. However, everything suggests that the damage has been done between the blue-liner and the Wild, and it now seems inevitable that Zidlicky will be traded before the February 27 deadline, probably to New Jersey. Read more

February 19th, 2012 In New Jersey Devils, NHL Rumors, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

Earlier today, Tom Gulitti of northjersey.com threw out an interesting notion in passing, while discussing the New Jersey Devils' need for a defenceman - reacquiring Johnny Oduya from the Jets. The idea struck as something very plausible, something Oduya would likely welcome - after all, the best years of his relatively young NHL career were...

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