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Deadline Day

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Well today is the big day and the moves are already happening.  So far the East has done a few minor deals and lost some big names and the West has continued to improve, sounds like the NBA does it not?  So far we have Brad Richards going to the Stars while Brian Campbell is now a member of the San Jose Sharks.  In a surprise move the Habs unloaded Huet to the Washington Capitals for only a second round draft pick. 

I will keep updating throughout the day!

Phoenix gets Marcel Hossa, Al Montoya and New York  for Fredrik Sjostrom, Josh Gratton and David Leneveu

Toronto trades chad kilger to florida for a 3rd round pick

L.A. trades brad stuart to Detroit for a 2nd and 4th round pick

The wild acquire Chris Simon from the Islanders for a 5th round draft pick

Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis traded to Pittburgh from Atlanta for Angelo Esposito, Colby Armstrong and Erik Christenson and a 1st round pick

New york gets Christian backman from St Louis for a 4th round pick

Toronto trades Hal Gill to Pittsburgh for 2nd and 5th round pick

Matt Cooke traded from Vancouver to Washington for Matt Pettinger

San Jose Gets Rob Davidson from the New York islanders for a 7th round pick

Colorado Gets Adam Foote from Columbus for a 1st round pick+pick if foote resigns

Washington gets Fedorov from Columbus for ted ruth

Ottawa gets Martin Lapointe from Chicago for a 6th round pick

Carolina gets Ruutu from Chicago for Andrew Ladd

Colorado gets Salei from Florida for Skrastins and a 3rd round pick

Washington gets Huet from Montreal for a 2nd round pick

Dallas gets Smith, Jokinen and Halpern from Tampa for Brad Richards and Holmqvist

San Jose gets Brian Campbell and a 7th round pick from Buffalo for Steve Bernier for a 1st round pick

Florida gets Wade Belak from Toronto for a 5th round pick

New Jersey gets Salvador form St Louis for Janssen


Brind’Amour Done

Posted in All-star, Carolina Hurricanes, Hockey, NHL, Rod Brind'Amour, Stanley Cup with tags , , , on February 14, 2008 by flamesfan77


Rod Brind’Amour of the Carolina Hurricanes has torn the ACL in his left knee and will be out for 4-6 months ending his season.  This is a big blow for the Hurricanes who are fighting for a post season berth.  He was leading the team with 51 points before this setback occurred. 

 Brind’Amour has been the captain of the Hurricanes and heart and sole of the franchise.  He lead them to the Stanley Cup two years ago.

Story Here

Ottawa Adds to Scoring Depth

Posted in All-star, Carolina Hurricanes, Cory Stillman, Hockey, Joe Corvo, Miek Commodore, NHL, Ottawa Senators, Patrick Eaves, Ray Emery, Stanley Cup with tags , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2008 by flamesfan77


The Ottawa Senators and Carolina Hurricanes have completed a four player deal that sees two players per team going each way.  Ottawa is sending Joe Corvo and Patrick Eaves to the Hurricanes for Mike Commodore and Cory Stillman. 

This will help give Ottawa some secondary scoring so their big three are not required to score every goal for the Sens.  Both Stillman and Commodore are unrestricted free agents at seasons end so this could be a rent-a-player scenario for Ottawa. 

They both provide Ottawa with Stanley Cup finals experience which should help Ottawa in the playoffs this season.

Carolina gets some solid young players that should help with the offense and get them into the playoffs.

Link Here.