NHL Buzz: Sunday, July 4th

July 4th, 2010 by Todd Cordell Leave a reply »
It was a busy week in the NHL, here is a recap of everything that happened as well as some rumors of what might be on the horizon.


Yesterday I spoke to Miroslav Satan's agent Allan Walsh and asked him about the rumors that he and his client were in talks with the Blues, he replied "no truth" so you can put the Satan to the Blues rumors to rest.

Rumours continue to circulate that Russian sniper Nikolai Zherdev is hoping to return to the NHL this season. The main teams interested are the Maple Leafs and Sabres however the Ducks, Devils and Kings could be teams to watch out for as well.

The Maple Leafs have contacted Russian forward Maxim Afinogenov, rumor has it they are offering around 2 million a year.

As most of you know Simon Gagne has been asked to waive his NTC by the Flyers, nothing is close yet but expect Gagne to be moved sometime next week if not today.

Versteeg Trade

I personally think the deal was good for both teams as the Blackhawks got Viktor Stalberg who can replace Versteeg and added 2 very solid prospects. As for the Maple Leafs they got a pretty solid prospect and a top-6 forward in ...

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