Blues trade for Jay Bouwmeester; Kings acquire Regehr

NHL Trade Deadline: D-MEN ON THE MOVE Just days after acquiring Jordan Leopold, the St. Louis Blues continue to bolster their defense, acquiring Calgary Flames defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, the biggest chip on the trade market. The Flames will receive a 2013 first round pick, defenseman Mark Cundari and goaltender Reta Berra. If the Blues miss

NHL Free Agency Frenzy *Live Updates*

July 2, 2009 1:13 pm – Stars land Penguins target Karlis Skrastins has signed a two year deal with the Dallas Stars. Cap hit of $1.3 million. Pittsburgh was looking at him. Stars have offers on the table to Scuderi and Francois Beauchemen. 1:00 pm – Rangers making late push for Koivu The Wild remain

NHL: Flames begin first set of talks with Jay Bouwmeester today

The Calgary Flames have announced they have begun their first set of contract talks with defenseman Jay Bouwmeester today. A Report from, claiming the Flames agreed to a deal yesterday are false as Bouwmeester’s agent Byron Baltimore told the Calgary Sun, “I can dispel that rumor. We have not agreed to anything because we

The Latest buzz from the NHL GM meetings in Pittsburgh

Rumor Mill Heating Up NHL GM’s have convened in Pittsburgh for the annual GM meetings, trade winds and free agent talk is starting to heat up. Here’s the latest. Atlanta Thrashers GM Don Waddell has his most important off-season ahead for him as his star forward Ilya Kovalchuk is entering the final year of his

Pregame Report: Penguins @ Panthers; Fleury to start in goal

The Florida Panthers have made a few changes for tonight’s game upfront and in goal. Michael Frolik has been taking off of the Panthers first line. Zednik – Horton – Booth Stillman- Weiss-Dvorak Olesz – Campbell – Peltonen McLean – Kreps – Frolik Defensemen Bouwmeester – Skrastins McCabe – Ballard Boynton – Cullimore Tomas Voukon

The Latest NHL Buzz

Pressure on agents not to set the market before July 1 With the uncertainty of the salary for next season and beyond, there continues to be significant pressure on agents who represent mid-tier free agents. The top tier players like Marian Hossa and Jay Bouwmeester are going to get their money. The wild cards are

Panthers GM scouting the Flyers

Trade talks heating up for Bouwmeester as the trade deadline approaches Florida GM Jacques Martin told the Camden Courier-Post he was in Philadelphia because his team had the night off, which is increasing speculation that D Jay Bouwmeester could be headed to Philadelphia. The Flyers have been in strong pursuit of Bouwmeester since early January.

The Latest NHL Buzz

A lot of buzz going around regarding Panthers GM Jacques Martin. Martin continues to take a hard stance in regards to defenseman Jay Bouwmeester who is this year’s Marian Hossa at the trade deadline. Teams want to see if Bouwmeester would be open to an extension prior to trading for him. Washington is a sleeper