Interesting tidbit appeared in The Sporting News, and is quickly making its way around the hockey online community: During a conversation with Carolina GM Jim Rutherford about the Canes, the conversation shifted to the future of defenseman Anton Babchuk. Babchuk is coming off a 16-goal season but the restricted free agent rejected Carolina’s one-year offer. [...]September 8th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
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The Tomas Kaberle saga appears to have come to an end with the kick-in of a non-movement clause in his contract. How interested the Blue Jackets brass was in Kaberle, will likely never be known. Some reports linked right winger Jake Voracek to a potential deal, but trading away young talent isn’t exactly Blue Jackets [...]August 17th, 2009 | Bart Logan | 1 comment | Continued
As we creep closer to the opening of camp, a few items to pique your hockey interest: Zherdev Update — Lyle Richardson at The Hockey News offers the following update on Z: Nikolai Zherdev became an unrestricted free agent when the New York Rangers exercised their option to walk away from his one-year, $3.9-million arbitration [...]August 10th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 1 comment | Continued