Canadiens: Montreal Trades Kovalchuk to Washington

The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. “Ilya is a talented offensive player who we feel will provide us with additional depth and flexibility up front,” said Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan. “He is a skilled forward whoContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Trades Kovalchuk to Washington”

Penguins: Pittsburgh Acquires Jason Zucker in Wild Trade

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Jason Zucker in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. They sent Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison and a conditional first-round pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft to Minnesota in the swap. If Pittsburgh doesn’t make the post-season, that draft pick becomes a 2021 selection. “Jason Zucker is a top-sixContinue reading “Penguins: Pittsburgh Acquires Jason Zucker in Wild Trade”

Raffi Torres Traded to Sabres

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded forward Raffi Torres to the Buffalo Sabres. In Torres, the Sabres get a gritty personality forward who’ll help boost their momentum. Elliote Friedman is reporting that Nathan Paetsch and a second round pick went over to Columbus in exchange for Torres, so the deal does indeed look to benefitContinue reading “Raffi Torres Traded to Sabres”

Kovalchuk Traded to Devils

At long last, the Ilya Kovalchuk saga is over. Kovalchuk was traded to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Niclas Bergfors, Johnny Oduya, the elbowing prospect Patrice Cormier and a first-round pick. The deal gives the Devils an unproven playoff talent (and a rather good sniper) and finally ends Don Waddell’s attempts at signingContinue reading “Kovalchuk Traded to Devils”

Keeper League Update – The First Trade!

I am happy to report the first trade has happened in my Keeper League. One of the GMs is the father of one of the children, who attends my wife’s daycare. He asked me about Kimmo Timonen, defenceman for the Philadelphia Flyers. Timonen is off to a fast start with 5 points this season. TheContinue reading “Keeper League Update – The First Trade!”