Trade News Explodes the Quietness in the NHL

June 22nd, 2010 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »
The time leading up to the Draft and Free agency is an historically quiet one, but reported trade news via the Vancouver media and TSN exploded out early today.

Nathan Horton, a player who I'd previously written about in early March, was traded by the Florida Panthers today.

Highly touted Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell went to the Boston Bruins for Dennis Wideman, their first round entry draft pick (15th overall) and third draft pick in the 2011 Entry Draft.

Edmonton Oilers coach Pat Quinn stepped down and Tom Rennie took over the reins. Quinn will remain in the Oilers organization in the executive capacity.

Anaheim Ducks Scott Neidermayer will officially announce his retirement today and it looks like Teemu Selanne is close behind him.

In New Jersey, Ilya Kovalchuk has decided to test free agency. If he doesn’t like what he sees, he says he can always go to Russia and play in the KHL.

The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed Matt Cooke to a new three year contract.

The Manitoba Moose, in conjunction with the Vancouver Canucks, yesterday announced they have named Claude Noel as the team's ne ...

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