Sabres Trade Vanek to Long Island

The Buffalo Sabres have traded Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders in exchange for forward Matt Moulson, a 2014 first-round pick and a 2015 second-round pick. The deal was announced late Sunday. Both Vanek and Moulson will be unrestricted free agents following this season. Vanek spent nine seasons with the Sabres, posting 254 goalsContinue reading “Sabres Trade Vanek to Long Island”

Senators Acquire Bobby Ryan in Trade with Ducks

In another deal on the opening day of the free agent frenzy in the NHL, the Ottawa Senators continued their remodelling process with a trade. They’d already seen Daniel Alfredsson head to the Red Wings, so they had to do something to save face. That something came in the form of a trade with theContinue reading “Senators Acquire Bobby Ryan in Trade with Ducks”

Seguin Traded to Dallas Stars, Eriksson Heads to Bruins

We don’t see many blockbuster deals in today’s NHL anymore, but July 4th brought more than fireworks. The Boston Bruins have traded Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to the Dallas Stars in exchange for Loui Eriksson, Joseph Morrow, Reilly Smith, and Matt Fraser. For those scoring at home, that’s a seven-player deal. “ItContinue reading “Seguin Traded to Dallas Stars, Eriksson Heads to Bruins”

Flames Trade Tanguay to Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche are being reunited with one Alex Tanguay. The Calgary Flames traded Tanguay and defenceman Cory Sarich to the Avalanche in exchange for David Jones and Shane O’Brien, putting the 33-year-old back with the team that he started his career with. Tanguay was drafted by the Avalanche 12th overall in the 1998 NHLContinue reading “Flames Trade Tanguay to Avalanche”

Leafs Acquire Jonathan Bernier from Kings

The Toronto Maple Leafs may or may not have taken themselves out of the running for Roberto Luongo by making a goaltending statement of another kind. On Saturday, the club broke the news that they’d acquired goalie Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings. The Leafs sent goaltender Ben Scrivens, forward Matt Frattin and a second-round pick in eitherContinue reading “Leafs Acquire Jonathan Bernier from Kings”