by Lyle Richardson - August 6, 2012 1:30 PM EDT
With big losses to their bluelines this summer, these three teams still have options.
With NHL training camps slated to begin in mid-September (barring another lockout), the Philadelphia Flyers, Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators are among several teams either actively seeking blueline depth, or expected to be in the near future.
by Lyle Richardson - August 3, 2012 11:52 AM EDT
The latest on Shane Doan's traveling free agent show; and are the Red Wings interested in Bouwmeester?
The Shane Doan free agent road show continued this week, with a stop in Vancouver on Tuesday to meet with Canucks ownership and management. Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province believed they would have little difficulty selling themselves to Doan, but the real issue would be working out the dollars and term.
by Lyle Richardson - August 2, 2012 12:57 PM EDT
Brian Burke has talked about getting the pieces his team needs this summer, but little has been done.
Nearly a month ago, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke assured fans he wasn’t done seeking upgrades for his roster. Those upgrades have yet to materialize.
by Lyle Richardson - August 1, 2012 1:40 PM EDT
Fans want scoring, by the Flyers need 'D'; do the Sharks also need to improve the back end?; and Carolina looks to add toughness.
The Philadelphia Flyers are often listed among the leading suitors in trade rumors regarding Anaheim Ducks right winger Bobby Ryan, but one Philadelphia pundit doesn’t believe Ryan is the type of player they need.
by Lyle Richardson - July 31, 2012 2:30 PM EDT
With Rick Nash in New York, trade talk surrounding Bobby Ryan is ready to hijack the rest of the summer.
With Rick Nash now off the trade market, the focus of the summer rumor mill has shifted to Anaheim Ducks right winger Bobby Ryan. It's been more than a month since Ryan, 25, vented his frustration over his name constantly appearing in trade rumors involving the Ducks last season.
by Lyle Richardson - July 30, 2012 1:15 PM EDT
Are the Penguins preparing an offer for Doan?; are the Rangers after Jumbo Joe?; and will Jonathan Bernier be dealt?
As the Shane Doan free agency watch drags on, conflicting reports emerged over the weekend regarding a meeting scheduled last Friday between Doan and prospective Coyotes buyer Greg Jamison.
by Lyle Richardson - July 27, 2012 10:45 AM EDT
After striking out on Shea Weber, what will the Flyers do now to improve their blueline?
The Philadelphia Flyers' failed attempt to sign Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber has some observers pondering GM Paul Holmgren's next move.
by Lyle Richardson - July 24, 2012 1:22 PM EDT
Is Carolina talking contract with the Russian winger?; who is interested in Tim Thomas?; and more.
Former Washington Capitals left winger Alexander Semin remains unsigned, but at least one NHL team is interested in him. Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer tweeted Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford is still in the market for a top-six forward and has had several conversations with Semin’s agent, Mark Gandler, regarding a one-year contract.
by Lyle Richardson - July 23, 2012 1:12 PM EDT
While Shane Doan still waits on the Coyotes, he's begun to meet with other potential suitors; and more.
Two weeks after his self-imposed deadline of July 9, as he awaits news on the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes, free agent right winger Shane Doan finally started meeting with other teams interested in his services.
by Lyle Richardson - July 20, 2012 11:50 AM EDT
The latest on Shane Doan and looking at the aftermath of Shea Weber's contract.
It's increasingly apparent right winger Shane Doan is in no hurry to leave the Phoenix Coyotes. Despite considerable interest around the league (reportedly by as many as 16 teams), Doan's agent, Terry Bross, claimed his client was still awaiting clarification regarding the sale of the Coyotes to an ownership group headed by former San Jose Sharks executive Greg Jamison.
by Lyle Richardson - July 19, 2012 9:40 AM EDT
Looking at the mammoth 14-year offer sheet extended to Shea Weber by the Philadelphia Flyers and what Nashville's options are.
Two weeks after the Nashville Predators lost defenseman Ryan Suter to the Minnesota Wild, they could be poised to lose top blueliner Shea Weber.
by Lyle Richardson - July 18, 2012 1:40 PM EDT
The Kings backup goalie requested a trade, but did he hurt his own value? Plus the latest on Alex Semin.
Whenever the Columbus Blue Jackets are mentioned in trade rumors these days, it’s about their efforts to move right winger Rick Nash. Late last week, however, a report from the Columbus Dispatch claimed the Blue Jackets were also looking to add a goaltender.
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