Inside the Metro: Blue Jackets surging; Here comes the Isles; Stock up, Stock Down
INSIDE THE METROPOLITAN DIVISION 1. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS, 70 POINTS 2. NEW YORK RANGERS, 57 POINTS 3. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS, 56 POINTS 4. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS, 54 POINTS 5. NEW JERSEY DEVILS, 53 POINTS 6. WASHINGTON CAPITALS, 52 POINTS 7. CAROLINA HURRICANES, 49 POINTS 8. NEW YORK ISLANDERS, 49 POINTS BLUE JACKETS SURGING The Columbus Blue Jackets
Trade Deadline: Marian Gaborik traded to Columbus; Pominville to MIN
TSN is reporting Marian Gaborik has been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets, pending Gaborik waiving his no trade clause. Gaborik is expected to waive his NTC.
Iginla to LA?
NHL RUMOR THURSDAY *On TSN’s Insider Trading tonight, featuring NHL insiders Pierre LeBrun and Bob McKenzie, they listed the Los Angeles Kings as one of the top teams likely to be in the sweepstakes for Jarome Iginla. The Kings are interesting because all of the chatter this past summer and even at last years trade
Big Names on the move in Atlantic Division?
NHL RUMOR SUNDAY The Atlantic Division could see some big names being moved by the April 3rd trade deadline or this summer. Marian Gaborik tops the list as the New York Rangers are shopping the star winger for a top flight center, NHL sources say. Sources indicate GM Glen Sather remains infatuated with trying to acquire
Around the NHL: Hat tricks from Gaborik, Sullivan highlight Wednesday’s NHL action
GABORIK GETS RANGERS BACK ON TRACK Marian Gaborik scored a hat trick and the overtime winner, a breakaway goal, leading the New York Rangers (1-2-0) to a 4-3 OT win over the Boston Bruins (2-1-0) on Wednesday night. Gaborik was sensational in the win, getting the Rangers back on track. Gaborik last season had 41
Atlantic Division Report
Around the Atlantic Division 1. New Jersey Devils (33-14-1-67pts) 2. Pittsburgh Penguins (31-20-1-63 pts) 3. New York Rangers (24-20-7-55 pts) 4. New York Islanders (23-20-8-54 pts) 5. Philadelphia Flyers (25-21-3-53 pts) Tortorella furious after Carcillo fights Marian Gaborik The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New York Rangers 2-0 Thursday night and Rangers head coach John Tortorella
Rupp’s first hat trick leads Penguins to 5-2 win
Michael Rupp scored three goals and Sidney Crosby added two goals and an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the New York Rangers 5-2 Monday night at Madison Square Garden to sweep the home and home series with the Rangers. Rupp was a presence all game, scoring his first hat trick of his career and
Insider Report: Top 40 wingers on the Free Agent market
Follow TIOPS on Twitter Inside Look at the top right/left wingers on the free agent market. Players in bold are players of interest for Pittsburgh. Players are numbered from highest 08/09 salary to the lowest. Top 22 Right Wingers 1. Marian Gaborik 27 MIN $7,500,000 2. Marian Hossa 30 DET $7,450,000 3. Martin Havlat 28
NHL: All quiet on Lecavalier; Habs inquire about Marian Gaborik
It is all quiet on the Vincent Lecavalier front. A trade appears unlikely but it is expected that the Canadiens will pick up their pursuit of Lecavalier this evening. Sources also indicate the Montreal Canadiens have inquired about the negotiating rights for Marian Gaborik. A deal appears unlikely because Gaborik has made it known he
Crosby named third star of the week
Brodeur, Jokinen, and Crosby named ‘Three Stars’ New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur was named first star of the week as Brodeur tied Patrick Roy as the NHL’s all-time victories leader and posted a 3-0-0 record with a 1.67 goals-against average and .943 save percentage. Flames forward Olli Jokinen was named the NHL second star