Rumors

HockeyBuzz.com – Matthew Barry – Dustin Brown Sounds Off

Following practice yesterday, I asked Brown simply, is there a problem? “I think its an individual thing.” Brown began. “We’re professionals. We’re paid to come prepared to play. I think it’s something that every individual on this team, they need to come ready. Partly it’s coming together as a team but if you’re not ready…

The Hockey News: Rumor Roundup; Oilers, etc.

Given Oilers winger Patrick O’Sullivan has been earning negative reviews of late for his seeming distaste for physical play, don’t be surprised if some of the more creative Internet rumors expands this to a Kostitsyns for O’Sullivan-Cogliano deal. via The Hockey News: Rumor Roundup: Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs shakeup.  

BREAKING: Sources Say ESPN is Looking Closely at Kings Trade Rumor

According to a source who has knowledge of ESPN’s website, the sports giant is one of several thought to be front-runners to acquire a blockbuster rumor involving potentially-disgruntled Kings forward Alexander Frolov. While the specifics of the potential rumor are not known, speculation is that it could involve Frolov and one or more Kings assets…

From Tom Benjamin’s NHL Blog: The Heatley Soap Opera

An interesting counter-point to the Heatley mess, from Tom Benjamin: The level of vitriol being directed at Dany Heatley from the media seems astonishing to me. Dan Barnes, for example. I’m not a big fan of Dany Heatley (the person, not the player) but there is another way to see this story. While Heatley’s behaviour has…

Proving that Blogger Rumor Reliability is Inversely Proportional to My Desire for Said Rumor to be True

The Flyers are rumored to have interest in Kings tough guy Raitis Ivanāns. via HockeyBuzz.com – Eklund – Patrick Eaves to Detroit, Kaberle, Trade Rumor Updates, More. Two different flavors of wishful thinking in play here. Eklund’s: that he’s reporting something that’s in any way real; mine: that this one time, he’s actually right. Since…