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Nylander Update> 3:37 Other Teams Frustrated By Silence.

December 1, 2018 - 12:28 PM ET

Quick hits right here until 5 pm....and I will continually be updating the Rumor Chart... * 12:15 PM: Told that at least three other teams have discussed contracts with Nylander’s side, but only one is still going down that path... The likelihood is still overwhelming Nylander stays with...

Nylander Signs Six Year Deal With Leafs...But Will He Stay in Toronto?

December 1, 2018 - 5:00 PM ET

Per Darren Dreger...Nylander has signed with two minutes to spare...so many side stories here and 6 years makes him VERY move-able...I don't see everyone being all happy happy joy joy....This was NOT smooth...Lots of hurt feelings and side stories...How long he stays in Toronto still very hazy.......

On Nylander Fallout, Silfverberg, Simmonds, Flyers GM Hunt and Matthews

December 2, 2018 - 12:12 PM ET

The THE 2018-19 Trade RUMOR CHART Is LIVE and today I have already updated several players today. New and exciting...CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW ME ON Facebook. and get bonus content plus rumor chart sneak peaks daily! Today's Sneak Peek is Wayne Simmonds. Nylander Fallout... William Nylander h...

You're the GM. Parayko is REALLY Available. Make an Offer. Leafs Trade

December 3, 2018 - 11:39 AM ET

UPDATE: The Leafs have traded Josh Leivo to Vancouver in exchange for Michael Carcone. Quick hit to start your day today...as I am talking to sources regarding rumors... First off....Yesterday I asked the question, "What might Auston Matthews be better at than ANY other player who ever play...

Fletcher New Flyers GM. Leafs Trade. +You're the GM: Offer For Parayko?

December 3, 2018 - 1:17 PM ET

UPDATE: --Chuck Fletcher to be the new GM in Philly... --The Leafs have traded Josh Leivo to Vancouver in exchange for Michael Carcone. Quick hit to start your day today...as I am talking to sources regarding rumors... First off....Yesterday I asked the question, "What might Auston Matthew...

Jonathan Quick Could Be the Key to Kings Rebuild. Who is Interested?

December 4, 2018 - 11:32 AM ET

Start here today... The Kings are in a great spot with Jonathan Quick right now. They have time to play him and see if he can perhaps help them get back into the race, but they also are loving Cal Peterson, who is sitting at 6th in the NHL in save percentage at a crazy impressive .929... An...

Seattle Is OFFICIAL! What should they be called? Tues Buzzcast

December 4, 2018 - 12:26 PM ET

The NHL Board of Governors has announced that the 32nd NHL Team will be in Seattle Washington... The Franchise fee is $650M (Thats $150M more than Vegas) They have not yet announced a GM. but MOST importantly... Per Kevin Allen in USA Today, the following names are possible: Seattle C...

Is Matt Murray Available?

December 5, 2018 - 11:19 AM ET

Start here today... I will be back with a winner from the Colton Parayko sweeps...reviewing all offers still... per Elliott Friedman. “He’s hurt, but there’s no question there’s something going on between the ears. And we’re starting to hear some pretty soft trade rumors with him. I thi...

Source: Leafs, Flyers and Rangers Going "All-in" on Parayko.

December 5, 2018 - 4:39 PM ET

I have another rumor blog coming up that I am finishing, but I just talked to a source who told me the Leafs and Rangers are going all in on acquiring Right Handed defenseman Colton Parayko....He also added the Flyers in a second text... I am told the asking price is EXTREMELY high, but the rewar...

Colton Parayko Goes to.... Also, the Flyers/Sens talk Stone. Frost?

December 6, 2018 - 11:40 AM ET

The THE 2018-19 Trade RUMOR CHART Is LIVE and today I have already updated a dozen players. On Mark Stone and the Flyers... I am hearing the Flyers and Senators have had talks regarding Mark Stone...This goes back a ways, into the Hextall era even, but the Sens would require some serious r...

Friday Buzzcast talks Cap going up, Seattle and much more

December 7, 2018 - 12:50 PM ET

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Most Pleasant Surprise Team?

December 8, 2018 - 12:13 PM ET

Although the Sabres have hit a recent bump in the road heading into Saturday, this team has DEFINITELY looked like the real deal. They are easily my biggest pleasant surprise team this season but the only real surprise is that they are a little ahead of schedule with the core group that is in place...

Offer Sheet to Matthews? Remember, Auston Has Some Say....Marner...

December 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM ET

Quick hit right now with a rumor chart update and Quenneville update to follow. There is a lot of talk right now about Auston Matthews possibly signing an offer sheet with another team on July 1. People are speculating a lot right now because the Leafs are in cap hell with the William Nylande...

Are the Flyers Waiting on Quenneville? (and 4 burning questions) Mon's Buzz

December 10, 2018 - 10:29 AM ET

Quick hit to start today... When the Flyers moved out Ron Hextall most felt the coach would be changed with the new GM. Dave Scott and Paul Holmgren held a press conference where we asked 'can we be better right now?' and the answer was "yes." It didn't take long for any hockey fan to ask the...

Source: "You Can Officially Add Doughty and Quick to the Trade Deadline.”

December 10, 2018 - 9:13 PM ET

The THE 2018-19 Trade RUMOR CHART Is LIVE and today I have already updated a dozen players. There is talk tonight that Drew Doughty may indeed be available and there are no shortage of teams who would line up for the opportunity... Three different sources over the last 24 hours have told...

Does NHL Need to be more physical? NHL Memo..What's the issue? Tues Buzz

December 11, 2018 - 10:43 AM ET

The THE 2018-19 Trade RUMOR CHART Is LIVE and today I have already updated a dozen players. There is a lot of talk today regarding a memo the NHL is rumored to have sent out a week ago to its referees. The memo reportedly tells the referees the NHL would like less power plays because the inte...

Which Teams are Planning for Panarin? Zuccarello, Lee, Nylander; Wed's Buzz

December 12, 2018 - 11:55 AM ET

New and exciting...CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW ME ON Facebook. and get bonus content plus rumor chart sneak peaks daily! Today's Sneak Peek is Gustav Nyquist The THE 2018-19 Trade RUMOR CHART Is LIVE and I have already updated several players today. On Panarin... I am still not 100% convinced th...