Latest Penguins Buzz: Should Despres be playing over anyone not named Letang, Orpik and Martin?
LATEST PENGUINS BUZZ Simon Despres has been a healthy scratch for two straight games and is skating this afternoon as the fourth pairing with Mark Eaton. There are many different opinions in hockey circles about Despres right now. Some scouts, talent evaluators, see him as more of a No. 3 pairing defenseman at this point
NHL: Gary Roberts announces Retirement
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Gary Roberts will announce his retirement this weekend after he was not claimed on waivers this week. Roberts, 42, has played in 1,224 career NHL games with Calgary, Carolina, Toronto, Florida, Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay, and has accumulated 438 goals and 471 assists for 909 points, with 2,560 penalty minutes, throughout
3-2-09 NHL Trade Deadline Frenzy; Live Updates appear at the bottom of the page
NHL Trade Deadline updates
Sunday’s Rumor Mill; 4 Days until the trade deadline
Malone on the Trade Block: Kevin Dupont of the Boston Globe reports, The Lightning are rumored to be dangling Ryan Malone. Dupont reports If Malone and St. Louis aren’t moved, look for rumors once more to circulate prior to July 1 that the Bolts will entertain offers for Vincent Lecavalier. After July 1, the Big
Red Wings considering Gary Roberts
The Detroit Redwings are looking to add grit at the trade deadline. They are currently highly involved in talks with the Ottawa Senators about forward Chris Neil If the Wings fail to land Neil who is being pursuing by half a dozen teams, they are strongly considering Tampa Bay Lightning forward Gary Roberts.
If the Penguins want Colby Armstrong it is going to cost them puck moving defenseman Alex Goligoski according to a league source. Contrary to other reports, the Thrashers are not actively shopping Armstrong and they remain very high on him. Armstrong has 13 goals on the year, has been a great locker room presence and