Tag Archive for trade deadline

rodpedersen.com: Teubert = dad, Eberle = mom

Here’s a quote Pats star Jordan Eberle won’t like. It came from Pats assistant coach Shaun Sutter when I asked him this week why it took so long to put the “C” on Colten Teubert: “The first response is you just don’t know what players are going to be here. We didn’t know who was…

But That’s Not What He Said

From Kukla’s Corner, with headline boiling-down Hammond: Kings Plan to Keep Frolov This Season Rich Hammond lf [sic] LAKings Insider has a Q & A with GM Dean Lombardi, Question: If, over the next few weeks, it seems unlikely that anything will happen there (Frolov contract), does that influence what you do with him? LOMBARDI:…

Red Light District: Top 5 potential suitors for Kovalchuk

The way it looks right now, Ilya Kovalchuk will become the prize acquisition at this year’s trade deadline. With negotiations between Ilya Kovalchuk’s agent Jay Grossman and Thrashers general manager Don Waddell not going in the right direction, few people around the league are optimistic an extension will get done. If they can’t reach a…

Teubert expected to be named Pats’ captain

The first time Colten Teubert pulled on a Regina Pats’ jersey, he was branded as a future captain — a prototypical leader born to wear the C. He’s about to claim that birthright. After running without a captain since the start of the regular season, the Pats are expected to pin the C on Teubert’s…

From NHL on Fox: Trade market should heat up sooner

From the most-reliable Spector, emphases mine: The annual trade deadline is less than two months away but this season, business in the market could pick up earlier than usual due to the league’s mid-February shutdown for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A trade freeze will be implemented from Feb. 13-28, leaving only three days following the…

The Copper & Blue weighs the value of Patrick O’Sullivan

When O’Sullivan was acquired at the trade deadline, his acquisition along with a second round draft pick in exchange for impending UFA Erik Cole and a 5th rounder was widely considered a master stroke by Oilers‘ GM Steve Tambellini. “We got two years plus of O’Sullivan for 20 games of Cole … what a steal!” went the…