Getting cleared

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The transactions page says Comeau and Nielsen have been sent here on paper, so they will be eligible for (who’re we kidding: will be on) the Clear Day list Thursday. Jeff Tambellini no doubt will be, too; he’s been recalled for Simon. More in a bit. [Read More]
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Interesting stuff

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M-A Bergeron goes to the Ducks for a pick… And TSN says Washington and Atlanta have swapped Alexandre Giroux and Joe Motzko, which might be the most interesting deal yet from an AHL East Division standpoint. More to come… [Read More]
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And the Monty era has ended

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TSN says Montoya and Marcel Hossa to Phoenix in a five-man deal. David LeNeveu comes the other way, and my Cornell-alum buddies are probably happy… [Read More]
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Simon says get out of town

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Chris Simon to the Wild for a pick. Got a feeling that’s not it, but we’ll see. [Read More]
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High rental fees

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TSN reports Marian Hossa to Pittsburgh for Angelo Esposito, Colby Armstrong and Erik Christensen — three significant players — and maybe a pick. Wow. Does that finish things for Pittsburgh, which also got Hal Gill? [Read More]
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Islanders trade…

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The Islanders just announced the acquisition of Rob Davison for a seventh-rounder. Depth defenseman, added toughness. (Well, it was “just” when I wrote that. Couldn’t get on the server for about 10 minutes.) Sounds like at least one of the UFAs will go. We’ll see. The Caps are busy, picking up Sergei Fedorov. Wonder how […] [Read More]
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On the Island…

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Greg Logan just updated and said Satan didn’t skate in the optional morning skate. Hanging in a holding pattern. No word here, although of course players tease each other, even about other teams. After Huet went down, Regier apparently announced to the room that Carey Price had been traded for Antero Niittymaki. [Read More]
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Gaze into my Cristobal…

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TSN says Cristobal Huet to Washington for a pick… I’m kind of puzzled in all directions. (Easily done, of course.) Montreal goes with the kids? Washington has, like, 18 goalies in the organization? Something else must be coming… right? [Read More]
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