Tag Archives: trades

Trade Deadline Midday Update

Feb. × ’12

New York Islanders traded Brian Rolston and Mike Mottau for Yannick Riendeau and Marc Cantin of the Boston Bruins organization. Rolston is 39 with a shot that has concussed two different goalies. Mottau is a defenseman who won the Hobey Backer in 2000.Both have Massachusetts ties as Mottau is a Quincy native, and Rolston wore […]

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NHL Trade Deadline Early Winners

Feb. × ’12

Trades are often a hard thing to gauge, but some just make more sense than others. Going back over the last few weeks there are some teams who have addressed their needs. Philadelphia Flyers. Probably the biggest winners thus far. With all the injuries to the team this season, and all the question marks about […]

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Juke The Journalists: Dean Lombardi

Feb. × ’12

Watching the media is frequently dismaying, you can always be sure that the only peoples words who mean exactly what they they say they mean are the media themselves. Everyone else no matter how simple, transparent or obvious what they’ve said is has their words twisted twelve thousand ways. This makes it so much fun […]

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Reviewing The Trade: Peverley, Valabik For Wheeler, Stuart

Feb. × ’12

This time last year the Boston Bruins traded first round pick Mark Stuart and free agent refugee from the Phoenix Coyotes Blake Wheeler (@BiggieFunke) to the then Atlanta Thrashers and now Winnipeg Jets for Boris Valabik and Rich Peverley. What I thought of the trade at the time is pretty well known. But its a […]

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Feb. × ’12

The Rick Nash saga is heating up, and will likely not die out completely if he remains in Columbus until mid August with a slight lull during the playoffs, and a sharp spike after the Cup is raised. But what is he worth? When Ilya Kovalchuk was traded he had one year left on his […]

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Nathan Horton: Future And Bruins Options

Feb. × ’12

With the news that top line right wing Nathan Horton has taken a step back in his recovery we’re faced with two important concerns. The first is for Nathans health. I love hockey, I like watching him play when he’s ready to roll out a strong game. But there’s no player I want to see […]

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Black, Gold and Back

Jan. × ’12

Tonight the Boston Bruins throwdown with the Ottawa Senators. Just days ago Tim Thomas, Tyler Seguin and Zdeno Chara faced Erik Karlsson, Milan Michalek, Jason Spezza and Ottawa Captain Daniel Alfredsson in the All Star game and skills competition. Tonight the goals count for more than bragging rights, the win will either provide separation or […]

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Will The Real Tradebait Please Standup

Jan. × ’12

One of the consistencies of the Chiarelli regime in Boston has been him pulling off trades and free agent pickups that no one expects. With the exceptions of moving Kessel and the even more talked about, rumored, and agitated for Kaberle trade most of his acquisitions have been very under the radar. Adam Mcquaid, picked […]

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Top 10 Signs Your Teams Season May Be Over

Jan. × ’12

10: Your All Star selection is unfamiliar even to your fans. 9: Even Kourtney and Kim Kardashian think your roster has had too many men in it. 8: The biggest story of the week for 14 weeks running is the injury report 7: You went to the conference finals last year, get beat by the […]

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