Brad Boyes on the block?????

Will Ray Shero make another attempt to land Brad Boyes? The Bruins and Penguins came very close to trading for the talented center/winger this summer. Ryan Malone straight up for Brad Boyes was disscussed and the Bruins countered with Noah Welch being included. According to a report in the Boston Hearald the Bruins are looking to move Boyes who has gone 14 games without a goal. We are trying to recieve more info on this so stay tuned….

Zednik good as gone?????
Richard Zednik received medical clearance to play again after the winger missed 24 games with an abdominal injury.But does his return to the team mean he’ll be trade bait?According to a report from The Washington Post, Zednik could help the Capitals get back into the playoff race. But if they don’t, GM George McPhee might start fielding calls for the winger.

Brad Stuart on the block
According to a report in The Boston Herald, Brad Stuart is drawing interest from teams.”Stuart is going before the trade deadline. That’s all I hear,” one agent told the newspaper. “I would think to somewhere in the Western Conference.”According to the report, Chicago, Anaheim, Philadelphia and Ottawa are among the teams talking trade with Boston. The Blackhawks also had personnel on hand at Monday night’s game vs. the Rangers, including GM Dave Tallon.

Forsberg’s meltdown.
Former NHL great Petr Forsberg or should we say washed up Petr Forsberg had a serious meltdown Sunday afternoon and speculation has grown on whether he will be traded or not. The Rangers, Red Wings, Canucks,Flames are among the top suitors for Forsberg. Don’t forget to add the Ducks to that group now. source told the Los Angeles Times that the team is closely monitoring the veteran center’s “availability.””I’m not going to address specific players that belong to other organizations,” GM Brian Burke was quoted as saying in the Times. If Forsberg was traded away, the acquiring team would have to pay a reported $1.3 million of his $5.75 million salary. According to the Times’ report, Burke said the Ducks have about $2 million in cap space. Bobby Ryan the #2 pick in the 2005 draft would seal the deal for Forsberg heading Cali.

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