Monthly Archives: March 2009

Hickey will wear number 37 in Manchester

Hopefully he will wear #4 with the Kings. Although I guess he would be the greatest player in Kings history ever to wear #37 (assuming he’s better than Denis Grebeshkov and/or Bob Kudelski).  The Manchester Monarchs, the primary affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have added defenseman Thomas Hickey to their roster, Monarchs Director of…

Christian Hanson Signs with Leafs

This is Christian Hanson. TSN is reporting the unrestricted free agent will sign with the Toronto Maple Leaf today. Hanson is a strapping 6’4″ 225lb center who is graduating from the NCAA’s Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He had 16 goals and 31 points in 37 games this season. Hanson will be most notably in the…

Two T-Birds Headed to AHL

Defenseman Thomas Hickey will join the Manchester Monarchs for the rest of their season. The Monarchs are the top minor league affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings. In four seasons with the T-Birds Hickey appeared in 262 games and had 39 goals and 138 assists for 177 points. He had a plus/minus rating of plus-73…

Holland’s hands tied in Detroit

Via The Edmonton Journal: Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland knows that trying to sign Marian Hossa and Johan Franzen is like trying to stuff a set of golf clubs into a carry-on, but there are ways to do it. What if he traded forward Valtteri Filppula, which would take $3 million off the books? This…

PRICE FOR BU CAPTAIN WILL BE TELLING – New York Post

Matt Gilroy, the highly regarded Boston University senior defenseman who will become an uncapped free agent the moment his Terriers either win the NCAA title or are eliminated from the tournament, likely will become an early indicator on whether the uncertain NHL economy will depress the summer market. via New York Post.