Tag Archive for Phil Kessel

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: USA Hockey names 34-man roster for Olympic camp – 06/30/2009

Goaltenders Tim Thomas, Boston Ryan Miller, Buffalo Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Defensemen Tom Gilbert, Edmonton Tim Gleason, Carolina Ron Hainsey, Atlanta Erik Johnson, St. Louis Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Mike Komisarek, Toronto Paul Martin, New Jersey Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Brian Rafalski, Detroit Rob Scuderi, Los Angeles Ryan Suter, Nashville Ryan Whitney, Anaheim Forwards David Backes,…

Russo’s Rants: Fletcher continues to work trade market

This from Michael Russo, who covers the Wild for the (MN) Star-Tribune: “[I]n the cap system, once you spend your money, it’s spent. So how patient do you want to be? There’s certainly conversation now amongst teams and I expect there will continue to be right until the trade deadline. So the question would be:…

Russo’s Rants: Trade chatter

As of now, Chuck Fletcher is still trying to make a trade, with the emphasis on the trying. As proof by the crickets throughout the NHL, it’s not easy making a trade right now, not when as a colleague said to me today, there’s about 150 players on the block, of which 100 nobody wants. The…

From Minneapolis Star Tribune: “The number of players on the trade market is overwhelming”

According to numerous NHL insiders who are in Montreal preparing for this weekend’s draft, the number of players on the trade market is overwhelming. The reason? With the economic future of the NHL uncertain, salary-cap strapped teams are trying to unload players before the cap potentially drops significantly after this upcoming season. The players on the market…

Spector: Krejci or Kessel?

Kevin Paul Dupont reports Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli will have between $8-$10 million in available cap space to re-sign key players and bolster his roster depth. Dupont suggests it could cost at minimum $6 million to re-sign forwards David Krejci and Phil Kessel, which wouldn’t leave much room to fill out the rest of the…