Rumor Roundup

Where does O'Reilly fit?

Where does O'Reilly fit?

by Lyle Richardson - March 6, 2013 3:35 PM EST

Now that he's back, how should the Avs use Ryan O'Reilly?; plus, will Komisarek be traded?
Having matched the Calgary Flames offer sheet for center Ryan O'Reilly, the Colorado Avalanche must decide which line he'll play on over the course of his two-year contract.


Gabbo a goner?

Gabbo a goner?

by Lyle Richardson - March 5, 2013 4:05 PM EST

Would the Rangers really look into trading Gaborik?; will Briere be moved?; and should the Sabres inquire about Bernier?
The New York Rangers began this season considered by some to be a Stanley Cup contender, but their recent performance suggests they'll be lucky just to clinch a playoff berth.


Can Tampa find a taker for Lecavalier?

Can Tampa find a taker for Lecavalier?

by Lyle Richardson - March 4, 2013 12:20 PM EST

Will the Lecavalier era soon end in Tampa? Corey Perry makes sense for Leafs; and more.
After a hot start to this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have cooled noticeably, dropping seven of their last 10 games and sliding to 13th in the Eastern Conference.


Is Morrow next to go in Dallas?

Is Morrow next to go in Dallas?

by Lyle Richardson - March 1, 2013 12:15 PM EST

Does Erik Cole make Brenden Morrow expendable?; Luongo trade rumors return; and more.
The Dallas Stars’ recent acquisition of right winger Erik Cole from the Montreal Canadiens prompted Dallas Morning News columnist Tim Cowlishaw to speculate over the future of Stars captain Brenden Morrow.


Miller time may soon be up in Buffalo

Miller time may soon be up in Buffalo

by Lyle Richardson - February 28, 2013 12:30 PM EST

Is Ryan Miller primed to leave the Sabres?; Contenders covet Danny Briere; and more.
Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller’s outspokenness over his struggling club’s performance this season prompted CBC’s Elliotte Friedman to suggest it may be time for Miller to move on.


Will Anaheim still trade Perry and Getzlaf?

Will Anaheim still trade Perry and Getzlaf?

by Lyle Richardson - February 27, 2013 1:20 PM EST

Has the Ducks' surge changed their trading plans?; Hemsky still on Oilers chopping block; and more.
Thanks in part to Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, the Anaheim Ducks are among the top teams this season in the Western Conference. The pair are eligible for unrestricted free agency this summer, creating uncertainty over their futures in Anaheim.


Boost for Bruins?

Boost for Bruins?

by Lyle Richardson - February 26, 2013 1:40 PM EST

Boston GM Peter Chiarelli is looking to bolster his B's and speculation has some big names on the list.
Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli's recent scouting forays into Philadelphia and Washington have some observers convinced he's sniffing around for a trade.


Could Rangers buy out Richards?

Could Rangers buy out Richards?

by Lyle Richardson - February 25, 2013 10:35 AM EST

Will this be Brad Richards last season on Broadway? Is Liles done in Toronto? Is O'Brien with O'Reilly on the Avalanche's trade list
The New York Rangers will have to consider buying out one of their high-salaried stars this summer. Larry Brooks of the New York Post speculated the Rangers could use their remaining amnesty buyout to shed Brad Richards' contract.


Senators look to add to hurting lineup

Senators look to add to hurting lineup

by Lyle Richardson - February 22, 2013 11:50 AM EST

As the Senators deal with a plethora of injuries, will they turn to the trade market to bolster their playoff hopes?
The Ottawa Senators are believed to be seeking short-term replacements for sidelined stars Jason Spezza and Erik Karlsson. Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen reported GM Bryan Murray is looking into acquiring expensive replacements such as Colorado's Ryan O'Reilly, Florida's Stephen Weiss and Edmonton's Ryan Whitney, but there are budgetary concerns around those players.


Ryan O'Reilly talk

Ryan O'Reilly talk

by Lyle Richardson - February 21, 2013 3:25 PM EST

The latest on Ryan O'Reilly and what the Leafs' plan is for their goalie situation.
Colorado’s Ryan O'Reilly remains the dominant name in the trade rumour mill. The Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch reported sources claiming Senators GM Bryan Murray had contacted Avalanche GM Greg Sherman about O'Reilly, but found the asking price – a roster player “who can help right now,” a prospect and a draft pick – too expensive.


Bouwmeester back up

Bouwmeester back up

by Lyle Richardson - February 20, 2013 2:10 PM EST

After a few months of quiet, Jay Bouwmeester's name has once again popped up in the rumor mill as the Flames struggle.
It's been a while since Calgary Flames defenseman Jay Bouwmeester's name appeared in trade rumors, but it resurfaced when the Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch claimed there was talk the Flames were willing to move him.


Sinking Sharks seek shakeup

Sinking Sharks seek shakeup

by Lyle Richardson - February 19, 2013 11:35 AM EST

After such a promising start to 2013, San Jose has dropped seven in a row, which has inspired trade speculation.
The San Jose Sharks began this season 7-0-0, but entered this week having dropped seven straight games (0-4-3). After they fell 4-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea.


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