February 20, 2012

Quick Hits: Nash, Carter, Flyers, Gonchar, Nabokov, Roy

 NHL trade rumors from around the league: With all the rumors of Rick Nash to the Maple Leafs floating around, another Columbus Blue Jacket center Jeff Carter could be the better fit in Toronto. The Globe and Mail suggests that Carter should be Leafs General Manager Brian Burke’s target, citing the lower price tag it would take to acquire him. The Globe goes [...]

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February 19, 2012

Quick Hits: Cater, Bishop, Wild, Grabovski, Flyers

NHL trade rumors from around the league: According to Hockey Night in Canada’s Elliotte Friedman, the Blue Jackets would prefer to trade Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings. St. Louis Blues’ Ben Bishop, which has led to plenty of trade interest from suitors. TrueHockey.com’s Andy Strickland writes, “I’m told some have started to back off. Many clubs believe they [...]

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February 17, 2012

Quick Hits: Grabovski, Leafs, O’Brien, Ruutu

Some NHL Trade Rumors from around the league: TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reported on Thursday’s edition of Insider Trading, the Toronto Maple Leafs are still working to get Mikhail Grabovski signed to a contract but they also have an offer on the table for his services. The Maple Leafs have a deal that would give them a second-round pick [...]

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February 17, 2012

Flyers Could Still Add A Player Or Two

The Philadelphia Flyers may not be done trying to improve their squad ahead of the trade deadline. After acquiring defenseman Nicklas Grossman from the Dallas Stars in exchange for a second and third round draft pick, the general manager of the Flyers is keeping an open mind as to adding another player or two, if the situation suits. As [...]

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February 16, 2012

Stars Trade Nicklas Grossman To Flyers For 2 Picks

The Dallas Stars have traded defenceman Nicklas Grossman to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and a third-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Grossman, 27, has played in 52 games for the Stars this season, registering five assists and 26 penalty minutes. The 6’4, 230-pound blue-liner has [...]

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February 5, 2012

Weekend Trade Rumors: Blackhawks, Wild, Pavelski, Hemsky, Grossman

The Chicago Blackhawks were likely eyeing Tim Gleason and Francois Beauchemin in the last few weeks, but both guys were re-signed by their respective teams. TSN’s Craig Button thinks Lubomir Visnovsky might be a fit in Chicago. The Minnesota Wild have been struggling on offense without two of their top forwards, Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Guillaume Latendresse, which is why they went out and traded for Erik Christensen. However General Manager [...]

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February 3, 2012

Quick Hits: Gleason, Suter, Carter, Ruutu, Red Wings, Parise

 Pierre LeBru says that with Carolina inking Tim Gleason to an extension the Flyers now have to regroup in their defensive search. He says that Montreal’s Hal Gill could be an option with his experience, shot-blocking and penalty-killing ability. He says that Dallas defenseman Nicklas Grossman and Toronto’s Luke Schenn could also be targets. Darren Dreger says that many teams around the league believe the Predators All-Star defenseman Ryan [...]

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January 20, 2012

Heika Mailbag: Stars Trade Deadline Plans

Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News answers fans questions and discusses what the Stars may do at the trade deadline in his mailbag: If the Stars don’t have a contract extension with Nicklas Grossman by the trade deadline, they need to trade him. Grossman can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, and there should be [...]

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January 7, 2012

Dallas Looking To Deal Grossman?

The Dallas Stars could be shopping one of their experienced defenseman ahead of the trade deadline. Answering a reader’s question, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News proposes the Stars could be in position to deal 26-year-old Nicklas Grossman. “I think they will have a really big decision to make on Nicklas Grossman if they don’t have him signed by [...]

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