Vesa Toskala Traded to Flames

The Anaheim Ducks have traded goalie Vesa Toskala to the Calgary Flames in exchange for goalie Curtis McElhinney. With the recent moves made by Darryl Sutter in Calgary, the team is certainly starting to look like the Toronto of the Western Conference. This deal, together with a contract extension offered to Matt Stajan, may makeContinue reading “Vesa Toskala Traded to Flames”

Kari Lehtonen Headed to Dallas

Speculation is running rampant over Atlanta Thrashers goalie Kari Lehtonen and a possible trade with the Dallas Stars. Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is one of the lead reporters on this story in Atlanta and he’s saying that the deal could be done any time now. Dallas will be sending prospect Ivan Vishnevskiy toContinue reading “Kari Lehtonen Headed to Dallas”

Kovalchuk Deal Expected Soon

It could be a matter of days or even hours, but a trade involving Atlanta’s Ilya Kovalchuk is expected soon. Very soon. There are still a number of possibilities for a final destination for Kovalchuk and the speculation is running rampant. The only sure bit of news is that Atlanta Thrashers GM Don Waddell toldContinue reading “Kovalchuk Deal Expected Soon”

Brian Burke Gets Busy

Brian Burke has officially begun the process of retooling the Toronto Maple Leafs. Within a few hours, the Leafs GM made some big moves and transformed the entire landscape of his hockey club. A seven player deal kicked things off with a bang, as the Leafs acquired Calgary’s Dion Phaneuf, Fredrik Sjostrom and Keith AulieContinue reading “Brian Burke Gets Busy”

Notes on the Kovalchuk Saga

A whole lot of names are being batted around alongside Ilya Kovalchuk, as an eventual destination for the Thrasher could be just about anywhere. Looking around online, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to sort out the facts from the rumours. At this point and time, nothing is known in concrete terms about where Kovalchuk couldContinue reading “Notes on the Kovalchuk Saga”