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Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger.

Are more high-profile NHLers set to retire?

After Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom announced his retirement this week, there has been speculation that a number of other high-profile veterans across the league could be doing the same this off-season….

Carolina Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu. Photo courtesy Flickr user rangerrick.

Wednesday is D-Day for Tuomo Ruutu, Hurricanes

TSN’s Darren Dreger is reporting that the Carolina Hurricanes are awaiting an answer from pending unrestricted free agent forward Tuomo Ruutu on their latest contract offer. And they have set Wednesday as a…

New York Islanders forward P. A. Parenteau. Photo courtesy Flickr user bridgetds.

Will Islanders shop an unsigned P.A. Parenteau?

There are conflicting reports on whether the New York Islanders will make pending unrestricted free agent forward P.A. Parenteau available if the two sides do no come to an agreement on a new…

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Maple Leafs may stand pat before trade deadline

The consensus in the media is that Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke will not make a big splash before this year’s trade deadline. The veteran GM told Terry Koshan of the…

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Rick Nash. Photo courtesy Flickr user bridgetds.

Four teams where Rick Nash could end up before the trade deadline

We know that the Columbus Blue Jackets have made Rick Nash is available for trade. We also know that Nash has a no-movement clause in his contract, therefore being in full control of…

New Jersey Devils forward Zach Parise.

Devils, Zach Parise contract talks on hold

Mark Everson of the NY Post reports that New Jersey Devils forward Zach Parise is not interested in negotiating a contract extension with the club before the February 27 trade deadline. While the…

New York Islanders goaltender Evgeni Nabokov.

Red Wings and Blackhawks to go after Islanders’ Evgeni Nabokov?

Teams looking for goaltending help before the February 27 trade deadline could be getting in touch with the New York Islanders about Evgeni Nabokov. Jeff Gordon of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch points out…

Edmonton Oilers froward Ryan Smyth.

Will Oilers’ Ryan Smyth waive no-trade clause for shot at Stanley Cup?

Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth has plenty of playoff experience and plays a gritty style of hockey that’s perfectly suited for the post-season. So it is no surprise that, as ESPN’s Scott Burnside…

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Rick Nash. Photo courtesy Flickr user bridgetds.

Rick Nash wouldn’t oppose trade out of Columbus

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Rick Nash is telling close personal friends that he would not be opposed to parting ways with his current club, according to SportsNet’s John Shannon. Nash allegedly has become…

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jeff Carter.

Jeff Carter says trade request is fiction, but are the Blue Jackets shopping him?

SportsNet’s HockeyCentral Trade Tracker panel recently discussed what the future of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jeff Carter may hold. The panel, along with others like Andy Strickland of True Hockey, reported that Carter…

Carolina Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu. Photo courtesy Flickr user rangerrick.

Hurricanes’ asking price for Tuomo Ruutu scaring suitors away?

SportsNet’s HockeyCentral Trade Tracker panel recently are reporting that there’s been lots of calls made to the Carolina Hurricanes about the availability of forward Tuomo Ruutu ahead of the February 27 trade deadline….

Edmonton Oilers goalie Nikolai Khabibulin. Photo courtesy Flickr user bridgetds.

Nikolai Khabibulin likely to remain an Oiler past the trade deadline

The consensus in the hockey world at the moment is that Edmonton Oilers goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin will not be moved before this year’s February 27 trade deadline. Nor is he being shopped, says…

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