Monday, February 03, 2014

Canucks trade Weise for Diaz

The Vancouver Canucks have traded forward Dale Weise to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Raphael Diaz.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

NHL and Hockey Rumors for Jan 30, 2014

The Anaheim Ducks have re-signed defenseman Mark Fistric to a three-year, $3.8 million contract extension.

The Dallas Stars have re-signed forward Ryan Garbutt to a three-year, $5.4 million contract extension.

The Ducks have also signed forward John Kurtz to a one-year contract extension.

The Calgary Flames have placed forward Blair Jones on waivers.

The Philadelphia Flyers have placed forward Chris VandeVelde on waivers.

According to TSN, the New York Rangers will look to trade forward Ryan Callahan and defenseman Dan Girardi if they cannot sign them before the NHL Trade deadline.  Both Callahan and Girardi are impending UFAs.

Monday, January 27, 2014

NHL and Hockey Rumors for Jan 28, 2014

The San Jose Sharks have re-signed both forwards Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton to three-year contract extensions.  Marleau's is $6.66 million per year while Thornton's is $6.75 million.

The Detroit Red Wings have placed forward Michael Samuelsson on waivers.

The Calgary Flames have placed defenseman Shane O'Brien on waivers.

Vinny Prospal has changed his mind about a comeback and retired from hockey.

Marco Sturm has officially announced his retirement.

Both Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish and President Kevin Lowe were watching the Philadelphia Flyers - Boston Bruins game.  Brochu's take:  You would think the Oilers would start selling some of their assets, as they're headed for the 1st overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

NHL and Hockey Rumors for Jan 24, 2014

The Vancouver Canucks are rumoured to be signing free agent forward Vinny Prospal to an AHL Professional Try-Out contract.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

NHL and Hockey Rumours for Jan 23, 2014

The New York Rangers have traded defenseman Michael Del Zotto to the Nashville Predators in exchange for defenseman Kevin Klein.

The Los Angeles Kings have traded forward Brandon Kozun to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Andrew Crescenzi.

The Dallas Stars have placed forward Dustin Jeffrey on waivers.

The New York Rangers have placed goalie David LeNeveu on waivers.