NHL Rumblings: Capitals a fit for Souray?


Friday Rumor Roundup Capitals a fit for Souray Edmonton Olilers defenseman Sheldon Souray will be sidelined for uo to 6 weeks with a broken wrist but is still a candidate to be moved at the trade deadline. According to TSN.ca, Souray gave Oilers management a list of 6 teams he will accept a trade too —Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Los Angeles Kings, Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers. While it is difficult to trade an injured player, the Washington Capitals are in position to take that risk. Of the 6 teams on Souray’s list, Washington cn wait for Souray to get back into the lineup by late March and be ready for a playoff run. That is not a legitimate option with the other five suitors. Washington will be active in looking to upgrade their blueline. Souray has two years left on his contract with a cap hitRead More »

NHL: Canucks, Penguins to battle for Paul Kariya once again?


Tuesday, January 26, 2010 Bruins in on Whitney, Tkachuk The Boston Bruins are free falling in the standings and the Bruins are making a hard attempt to land Ray Whitney before the¬†Olympic break. The Bruins have also be engaged in trade talks with the St. Louis Blues regarding forward Keith Tkachuk but the Blues aren’t ready to move the veteran forward. The asking price for Ray Whitney is a first round pick and a mid-tier prospect. A steep price for teams like Pittsburgh that won’t go that high. Vancouver, Calgary, Los Angeles, are among a number of teams interested. Maple Leafs mulling trade options The Globe and Mail reports, Toronto Maple Leafs have to make a decision at goaltender. The Globe and Mail lists three options that will be considered: *Hand the No. 1 job to Gustavsson next season and sign a good backup from the list of free agents.Read More »