If you only look at the Tampa Bay Lightning’s record as of late, you would think that the team has been on a roll. In their last seven games, they have gone 6-0-1 against a mix of playoff and rivalry teams that tend to play them hard. More importantly, the offense is firing on all
The 2018 NHL Trade Deadline has come and gone and with it a number of players, prospects, and draft picks — all of which now en route to new homes and new beginnings. As per usual, the moments leading up to the trade deadline were hectic and unpredictable, as a number of players of immense
The trade deadline has been an especially interesting time for Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman this season. While the team has been at the top of the league for most of the year, they have had a consistent defensive hole on their first pairing alongside Victor Hedman. While Jake Dotchin played adequately last
Here we are again, with another trade deadline approaching, hopes rising and rumors swirling. The Vancouver Canucks have been the subject of a healthy amount of rumors this season and the most recent one involves defender Ben Hutton. The team isn’t exactly shopping him around, but no one is completely off the table. From an
In their recent letter to fans, the New York Rangers discussed how they are ready to start the rebuilding process at this trade deadline. With this declaration, recent trade rumors linking the Tampa Bay Lightning to Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh suddenly seem more plausible. …Both teams appear to looking at the usual (trade bait) suspects.
In this edition of the Rumor Rundown, we take a look at three players who are rumored to be on the move. Two of which seem like sure things to be traded before the deadline and one might be acquired by an opposing team for the right deal. Where will Ryan McDonagh of the New
In today’s Rumor Rundown, we explore some of the items brought up in “31 Thoughts” and “Insider Trading”. Both are reputable sources for the newest rumors in the NHL trade market. We also explore some insight from a few sources inside these discussed NHL franchises. Friedman Says to Watch For Defensemen Elliotte Friedman’s “31 Thoughts” is
During the NHL lockout in 2004-05, leadership was a quality that the New York Rangers targeted for improvement. For years before then, they signed any big name free agent that agreed to play in New York without considering team chemistry. This culture shift did not happen overnight, but they at least narrowed their player search