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Eyes On The Prize

Links: Carey Price crucial to Canadiens’ success

In today’s links, the importance of Carey Price, how the Canadiens should approach the deadline, and a surprising musical performance. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Carey Price has been critical to the Montreal Canadiens surprising surge. [TSN] Claude Julien wasn’t impressed with the Canadiens’ poor performance on the man advantage. [Sportsnet] Don Cherry had nothing but praise for Victor Mete. [Sportsnet] Are the Canadiens set to be buyers at the trade deadline? [TVA Sports] Speaking of, what should Marc Bergevin do at the trade deadline? [TSN 690] How did the Guelph Storm...

SportsDay

Two veteran wingers named as potential rentals for the Stars at the NHL trade deadine

The Stars dipped their toes into the NHL trade market earlier this week when they acquired veteran forward Andrew Cogliano from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for 24-year-old forward Devin Shore.Speed, experience, and potential for more depth scoring were key factors behind the deal as the Stars, currently stuck in the middle of a four-game losing streak, attempt to get their season back on track.Could more moves from general manager Jim Nill be on the way?Dallas' lack of cap space (currently $795,793, according to Cap Friendly) could put a hitch in any plans for more deadline dealings, but...

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Red Wings' Ken Holland talks trade deadline plans

The trade deadline is Feb. 25. What will the Red Wings do? Filmed Jan. 18, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta.        

New York Daily News

Breaking down what the Knicks should do at the trade deadline

There can be no debate about the Knicks’ intentions at the trade deadline. They are sellers. Open For Business. They should throw out a ‘LIQUIDATION’ advertisement because this current roster will look absolutely nothing like next season’s. But there are two big questions to ponder: will any other...

Union and Blue

Columbus Blue Jackets: 2019 Trade Deadline Targets – Atlantic

The Columbus Blue Jackets may have an easier time trading with an Atlantic Division team compared to the Metropolitan. The Columbus Blue Jackets may be more inclined to trade out of their division, especially if they’re likely to be dealing up and coming prospects for more established players. The Atlantic Division, while still in the […] Columbus Blue Jackets: 2019 Trade Deadline Targets – Atlantic - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Last Word on Hockey

NHL Trade Rumours: Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphlia Flyers

With the NHL Trade Deadline approaching, the Last Word on Hockey brings you our daily NHL Trade Rumours segment. We look at all the talk and analysis from around the league involving these rumoured deals. Today, we bring you rumours from the Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators, and Philadelphia Flyers. NHL Trade Rumours Ottawa Senators The Rumor: According to the Score, Teams are calling about Ottawa Senators defenseman Cody Ceci. Analysis: Since trading away Erik Karlsson, the Sens have yet to find a solid replacement for their blueline. This contract could open up some...

Matchsticks and Gasoline

The Tinderbox, Episode 5: Talking Trade Deadline, Retired Numbers & More!

It's been a while so Mark & Michael covered many topics! We're baaaaaaaack! It's been awhile since our last podcast, but we hammered one out before tonight's game against the Oilers. There was a lot to cover between trade ideas, Iggy's number being retired, how well Johnny Gaudreau has been playing and so on. So saddle up next to the fire place and pretend you're listening to some Olde Time Radio! It's Episode 5 of The Tinderbox!

The Mercury News

Things to know: Erik Karlsson, the Lightning and the Sharks good fortune

The Tampa Bay Lightning pursued Erik Karlsson at the trade deadline last season

Last Word on Hockey

Montreal Canadiens Trade Deadline Planner

The 2019 NHL Trade Deadline is fast approaching. When the season began, most thought that the Montreal Canadiens would be well out of the playoff race at this point in the year, and would join the list of sellers. With a surprising season, the Canadiens currently sit in a wildcard spot.  They are also within spitting distance of second place in the Atlantic Division. With that in mind, the Montreal Canadiens trade deadline plans need a closer look. Planning for the Future: The 2019 Montreal Canadiens Trade Deadline On January 7th, general manager Marc Bergevin told the media that the...

The Hockey Writers

Red Wings Rumors: January Trade Deadline Rumblings

With a Western Canada road trip separating the Detroit Red Wings from an extended break, the team sits closer to last place than a wild card spot. In such a position, the Red Wings have no choice but to be active around the rapidly approaching 2019 NHL Trade Deadline. Ken Holland certainly has a few […] The post Red Wings Rumors: January Trade Deadline Rumblings appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Puck Prose

NHL Trade Rumors: Top 3 goaltenders available at trade deadline

The goaltender market is always a tough one to figure out. According to the latest NHL trade rumors, here are the five best goaltending upgrades that could be had in 2019.  You can’t win a Stanley Cup without good goaltending. Granted, you don’t need an all-world goalie to win. But still, bad goaltending is a […] NHL Trade Rumors: Top 3 goaltenders available at trade deadline - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

Sportsnet.ca

Pressure on Canadiens’ Bergevin to deliver at trade deadline

TVA Sports insider Renaud Lavoie joins the Jeff Blair Show to discuss the added pressure on Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin to get something done at the NHL Trade Deadline, as they’re knocking on the postseason door. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Sportsnet.ca

Elliotte Friedman: How aggressive will the Flames be before the trade deadline?

Sportsnet’s NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman talks with Boomer, Warrener and Klein about how the Flames might approach the trade deadline. He weighs in on the Stars and what kind of moves they might make. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Union and Blue

Columbus Blue Jackets 2019 Trade Deadline Targets – Metropolitan

The Columbus Blue Jackets will likely make quite a few moves this season with all the speculation currently circling the team. The Metropolitan Division is one of the strongest in the NHL and since it’s home of the Columbus Blue Jackets, making trades with divisional rivals won’t be easy. However, they do have quite a […] Columbus Blue Jackets 2019 Trade Deadline Targets – Metropolitan - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Hockey Writers

Blockbuster Trade Scenario for Oilers and Blue Jackets

As the NHL Trade Deadline approaches, teams are scouting and calling each other, players are listening and looking and fans are gitty with excitement at a time of year where chaos often overpowers logic. Half the fun for fans is creating trade scenarios between teams, wondering if the names and players rumored to be available […] The post Blockbuster Trade Scenario for Oilers and Blue Jackets appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

The Mercury News

Thoughts: why the Sharks will pursue a scoring forward at trade deadline

Lukas Radil's fourth line demotion provides insight into the Sharks trade needs.

Last Word on Hockey

NHL Trade Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Los Angeles Kings and Philadelphia Flyers

With the NHL Trade Deadline approaching, Last Word on Hockey brings you our daily NHL Trade Rumours segment. Looking at all the talk and analysis from around the league. Today, we bring you rumours from the Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, LA Kings, and Philadelphia Flyers. NHL Trade Rumours Toronto Maple Leafs Rumour: Chris Johnston of Sportsnet went on 590 Radio and hinted that it is possible we see a Nikita Zaitsev trade. No destinations or anything close to official. However, the rumour of his name is out there. Chris Johnston on Sportsnet 590 earlier today: I think it's more...

Knights On Ice

Knights Nuggets: Season 2 better than Season 1?

Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL. Let’s go over some news and notes: - Who should (and shouldn’t) the Golden Knights look to make a move for at the trade deadline? [KOI] - Are the Golden Knights somehow better this season than they were in their inaugural season? [USA Today] - Nate Schmidt — the piece that puts Vegas in the race. [SinBin.vegas] - The Marchessault family is adding another future NHLer to the family! View this post on Instagram Baby #4 on the way !!! @alexandramarchessault A...

Knights On Ice

A way too early look at Golden Knights’ potential trade deadline targets

With about six months before the deadline, here’s who the Vegas Golden Knights should target, and who they should avoid. The Vegas Golden Knights are once again in position to be buyers at the NHL trade deadline. With the deadline about six weeks away, the Golden Knights are one of the best teams in the Pacific Division and should be preparing for another playoff run. Before that, though, Vegas may look to add a player or two to help them try and get back to the Stanley Cup Final (and win it this time). There is a decent crop of potential targets available this season with a good number...

Canes Country

Metro Roundup: The Deadline Is Closer than Appears

With the Trade Deadline a month away, more names are being thrown out every day in trade rumors across the division. 1. Columbus Blue Jackets: 59 Points (28-15-3) The big news out of Columbus is that goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has told the team that he is willing to waive his no trade clause. This apparently came weeks ago and before the issue that caused him to be sat for a start. Though he has been frustrated with the team, they are unlikely to make any trade containing Bobrovsky. Now sitting atop the Metro standings, they are more likely to value going for a playoff run than the more...

Sportsnet.ca

Jan. 17, 2019: It’s Never Too Early To Talk Trade Deadline

Five weeks out from the trade deadline and moves are already starting to happen. Jeff and Elliotte discuss what the Oilers will do and who is making the final calls in Edmonton, where the Senators are with their pending UFAs, controversy in Colorado and the hottest commodity in the NHL. All of that plus #Ask31 and more. 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca. Outro Music: Ariel Posen – Fade Find Ariel’s debut solo record here: www.arielposen.com...

The Hockey Writers

Bruins Trade Targets – New York Rangers

Earlier this week, we matched the Boston Bruins with the St. Louis Blues as potential trade partners this deadline season. Today, we will take a look at one of the biggest potential sellers in the east in the New York Rangers. The Rangers have fully embraced the rebuild, and will be heading to their second […] The post Bruins Trade Targets – New York Rangers appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Last Word on Hockey

Anaheim Ducks Trade Pontus Aberg to the Minnesota Wild

The Anaheim Ducks have agreed to trade forward Pontus Aberg to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Justin Kloos. https://twitter.com/AnaheimDucks/status/1085678704645160960 Anaheim Ducks Trade Pontus Aberg to the Wild The Duck have agreed to trade Aberg to the Wild in what should prove to be the first of many moves leading up to this year's trade deadline. In Aberg, the Wild are adding some much-needed scoring depth to their roster. Minnesota currently sits 24th in the NHL in goals for this season, so Aberg should certainly be able to help them out in that regard. In 37 games this...

The Canuck Way

Vancouver Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs would be ideal trade partners

The Vancouver Canucks are likely to sell at the trade deadline, and they have pieces that can help the Toronto Maple Leafs in their Stanley Cup championship quest. For a variety of reasons, the two teams would be perfect trade partners. Even if the Vancouver Canucks are in a playoff race when the Feb. 25 […] Vancouver Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs would be ideal trade partners - The Canuck Way - The Canuck Way - A Vancouver Canucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Last Word on Hockey

Ottawa Senators and Mark Stone Have Tough Choices To Make

The 2019 NHL Trade Deadline is fast approaching. One of the teams that will be sellers is the Ottawa Senators. The Sens have been more competitive than some may have expected, however, still find themselves in the basement of the NHL. Their three forwards with the highest point totals this year are all UFA's at the end of the season. Ottawa has tough decisions to make with all three, however, no tougher than Mark Stone. Mark Stone, Key Piece Or Trade Bait? The Situation Talk to any Sens fan and they will tell you who the heart of the team is. It is Mark Stone. Stone has become a fan favourite...

Union and Blue

Columbus Blue Jackets: Trading for Derick Brassard is a Bad Idea

The Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins are reportedly involved in trade talks surrounding Derick Brassard. Trade deadline day is only a few weeks away and a flurry of rumors and reports surrounding the Columbus Blue Jackets are already stirring. Today, The Athletic’s Aaron Portzline reported that the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins are […] Columbus Blue Jackets: Trading for Derick Brassard is a Bad Idea - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Hockey Writers

Thanks, but the Lightning Don’t Need Simmonds

Sometimes all it takes is a thought to make the hockey world abuzz with speculation. This week, that thought came from Pierre LeBrun as he discussed a potential landing zone for Wayne Simmonds ahead of the 2019 Trade Deadline. As he said on Vancouver’s TSN 1040, and later transcribed by Chris Nichols: But you know […] The post Thanks, but the Lightning Don’t Need Simmonds appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

The Hockey Writers

Spitfires Weekly: Young, Relentless & Ready for Battle

The vision is in place and the Windsor Spitfires are going full-speed ahead with it. The OHL trade deadline passed last Thursday and, while there are bumps along the road, there’s no turning back from the rebuild now. After a flurry of deals designed to give his young roster plenty of playing time, Spitfires general […] The post Spitfires Weekly: Young, Relentless & Ready for Battle appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Marc Bergevin has a chance to own up to his mistakes

Eric Engels talks about the moves the Montreal Canadiens made at the NHL trade deadline and if it was enough to excite fans of the team.

Leafs: The Story Ahead

With the Trade Deadline on the rear-view mirror, Steve Dangle looks back on all the little things he and other fans have obsessed over before looking ahead to the home stretch. ----------------------------------------------

Dangle: Battle of the Atlantic

Steve Dangle looks at the NHL Trade Deadline from the Leafs' perspective and how huge splashes from Boston and Tampa could complicate things.