Canadiens land coveted winger Michael Ryder from Dallas

POTENTIAL DEADLINE TARGET MICHAEL RYDER TRADED TO MTL In what is a hockey trade on paper, the Eastern Conference leading Montreal Canadiens just upgraded at the winger position, trading struggling winger Erik Cole to the Dallas Stars in exchange for forward Michael Ryder and a third round pick.

THE ICE REPORT: Critical week ahead for Ducks; More NHL Buzz

THE ICE REPORT Will Ducks be sellers or buyers? A major questionmark heading into the Olympic break is whether Ducks general manager Bob Murray is going to be a buyer or a seller when March 3rd rolls around. According to the Orange County Register, “it is one of the questions that’s floating around in hockey