Archive for June, 2008

FLYERS WAIVE GAUTHIER; ACQUIRE RAMHOLT FROM FLAMES

| June 30, 2008 | Reply
FLYERS WAIVE GAUTHIER; ACQUIRE RAMHOLT FROM FLAMES

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ZHITNIK, WESTCOTT, BOUGHT OUT

| June 30, 2008 | Reply
ZHITNIK, WESTCOTT, BOUGHT OUT

Habster:Some people might think that Alexei Zhitnik would be a nice #5-6 defenseman but from what I saw of him last season, it appears father time is starting to catch up with the 35 year old veteran as his foot … Continue reading

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Report: Gainey sweetens offer to Sundin.

| June 30, 2008 | 2 Replies
Report: Gainey sweetens offer to Sundin.

Toronto Sun ( Lance Hornby):He had tried to prod Sundin by giving the Montreal Canadiens exclusive rights to negotiate a trade before tonight, a move that would have given the Leafs some kind of return if Sundin signed. But Sundin’s … Continue reading

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Campbell has many suitors……..including the Habs???

| June 30, 2008 | Reply
Campbell has many suitors……..including the Habs???

An excerpt from the Ottawa Sun (Bruce Garrioch): Campbell will be in town tomorrow at agent Larry Kelly’s Slater St. law office for the onslaught of free agency at 12:01 p.m., and whether he stays in the capital as a … Continue reading

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McKenzie talks on Team 990 about the lastest UFA news

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McKenzie talks on Team 990 about the lastest UFA news

From Kukla’s Korner (Paul Kuklas): Bob McKenzie was just on Team 990 in Montreal and said he expects Rolston to sign with Tampa Bay. Bob mentioned even though the Tampa management team has dismissed the Dan Boyle trade rumors, he … Continue reading

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Oilers acquire Visnovsky from Kings for Stoll and Greene

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Oilers acquire Visnovsky from Kings for Stoll and Greene

Habster:Well, we can forget the Habs trying to trade for Jarret Stoll if the UFA market doesn’t work

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Gainey, Canadiens serious about winning Stanley Cup

| June 29, 2008 | Reply
Gainey, Canadiens serious about winning Stanley Cup

An excerpt from SI.com writer Allan Muir great story about the upcoming UFA shopping frenzy: The Habs revere their history more than any other team in the NHL, and justifiably so. Given the chance to commemorate a milestone like a … Continue reading

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Sundin not sold on Habs, Wings

| June 29, 2008 | Reply
Sundin not sold on Habs, Wings

Toronto Sun ( Lance Hornby):Depending on which of his friends you believe, Mats Sundin is not really enamored with the supposed frontrunners, Montreal and Detroit, would consider the New York Rangers or Florida Panthers, but is also having trouble coming … Continue reading

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Wild trade Brian Rolston’s rights to Lightning.

| June 29, 2008 | Reply
Wild trade Brian Rolston’s rights to Lightning.

TSN:The Minnesota Wild traded forward Brian Rolston‘s rights to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a conditional draft pick in either the 2009 or 2010 NHL Entry Draft.Habster:WOW!!!, when the Koules and Barrie ownership group bought the Lightning for … Continue reading

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UPDATED: It’s official: Malone, Roberts and Lightning sign contracts

| June 29, 2008 | Reply
UPDATED: It’s official: Malone, Roberts and Lightning sign contracts

An excerpt from TSN:Ryan Malone has agreed to a seven year, $31.5 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.Malone, who would have drawn considerable interest from around the NHL as an unrestricted free agent, will earn between $7 and $8 … Continue reading

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