If nothing else, Heatley has proven what we’ve known all along; that it’s a PLAYERS’ MARKET, and may the Senators suffer the consequences. via Stan Fischler (StanFischler) on Twitter. But I don’t think that’s what it proves.
[Sens not stuck w/ bonus yet] McKenzie: As long as a Heatley trade done before midnight ET July 1night $ can be moved to new team #nhl via Sean Leahy (Sean_Leahy) on Twitter.
I will seriously never stop laughing at the fact that a player that demanded a trade still didn’t want to play in Edmonton via Chemmy (felixpotvin) on Twitter.
Now, it gets interesting. Dany Heatley did not waive his no-movement clause to facilitate an agreed-upon trade between the Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers that would have sent Andrew Cogliano, Dustin Penner and Ladislav Smid to Ottawa. For now, and quite possibly forever, the deal is dead. via TSN .
Has there ever been a player who demanded a trade and then invoked his NTC? via Chemmy (felixpotvin) on Twitter.
Here’s why I don’t think the swedish twins in socal rumor makes any sense, especially not Deano sense. Math. The twins want $12MM/year. The Kings, after re-signing Johnson and Purcell, then adding $12MM for the Sedins, would be at at least $58MM. $59MM if Hickey makes the team. So we have to dump one big salary.…
10. Brandon Kozun, RW – Calgary Hitmen (WHL): Think of Kozun as this year’s Justin Azevedo; a high-scoring small forward passed over in previous drafts, but picked up by the Kings nonetheless. Kozun wrecked the Dub for 108 points this year, good for second on the circuit. Drafted 179th overall by Los Angeles in 2009.…
Schenn/Kopitar/Simmonds Wudrick/Moller/Loktionov King/Azevedo/Kozun Clifford/Roe/Vey Campbell/Doughty Hickey/Teubert Martinez/Voynov Bernier Jones (It’s not easy to put a team together, using only players 18-21.)
The Sharks are 10.474 million dollars under the cap, and need to sign (bare minimum) five forwards, one defenseman, and one backup goaltender. Taking into account there will be healthy scratches, it’s safe to assume six forwards, two defenseman, and one backup goaltender will be signed. Nine players with 10.474 million dollars available equals roughly…
Mike Cammalleri turns his back on the Flames for the last time. Will he walk all of the way to Toronto? via 2009 NHL Free Agency: What The Toronto Maple Leafs Might Do – Pension Plan Puppets. TOLD. YOU. SO.