February 28th, 2011

Canucks Gain Depth by Acquiring Higgins, Lapierre

The news came pretty late in the day but the Vancouver Canucks finally made their move and addressed their needs. In two separate deals, Mike Gillis and company got a gritty fourth line center in ... Continue reading →

Samsonov Moved to Panthers, Allen to Canes

The Florida Panthers did not stop dealing after moving Radek Dvorak and Dennis Wideman. Instead of sitting on his hands, GM Dale Tallon continues to be active in the trade market by sending defenseman Bryan ... Continue reading →

Jimmy Howard Extended in Detroit for Two Years

Today, the Detroit Red Wings extended their starting goalie Jimmy Howard for what seems to be a two-year extension worth $4.5 million dollars. After drafting and developing Howard, the team put all of their pucks in ... Continue reading →

Blackhawks Acquire Campoli to Replace Hendry

Earlier today the Chicago Blackhawks suffered a loss to their blue line with Jordan Hendry expected to miss time with a serious knee injury. After finding this information out at essentially the 23rd hour, the ... Continue reading →

Klesla Shipped from Columbus After 10 Years

Rostislav Klesla had been with the Columbus Blue Jackets since their inception. Taken fourth overall back in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, the Czech defenseman played in 515 games over parts of 10 seasons. Like most roster-player-for-roster-player trades, ... Continue reading →

Panthers Continue Dealing, Ship Wideman to Washington

In the second trade of the day the Florida Panthers move veteran defenseman Dennis Wideman to the Washington Capitals in exchange for a 3rd round pick and prospect Jake Hauswirth. Wideman, in his first season ... Continue reading →

Niclas Bergfors: From Dog House to Litter Box

Back in December, USA Today’s Kevin Allen released the news that the Atlanta Thrashers want to move Niclas Bergfors. After coming over to the team in the infamous Ilya Kovalchuk deal, the young Swede ... Continue reading →

Kings Extend Justin Williams for Four Years

Being a scoring forward on the Los Angeles Kings is filled with uncertainty. If you can’t score consistently, you could find yourself non-tendered (Alexander Frolov), waived (Marco Sturm) or relegated to fourth-line duty (Alexei ... Continue reading →

Chris Phillips Staying in Ottawa for Three Years

The Ottawa Senators made it very clear they want to rebuild. Most fans expect that a rebuild indicates throwing out the baby with the bathwater, sending all expiring contract and veteran players to contenders in ... Continue reading →