Report: Hawks GM Dale Tallon fired

From Chicago Sun Times: The Blackhawks fired general manager Dale Tallon late Monday and replaced him with assistant GM Stan Bowman, according to Comcast SportsNet. An official announcement is expected today. Blackhawks spokespeople couldn’t be reached for comment. Tallon last week took the blame for the Hawks’ failure to tender qualifying offers to eight restricted […]

Posted by David Minuk in Breaking News on July 14, 2009

Saku Koivu signs with Ducks

From TSN.ca: After spending his entire 13-year career in Montreal, Saku Koivu will be calling Orange County his home. The Anaheim Ducks have signed the free agent centre to a one-year, $3.25 million contract. Koivu, 34, had been the Canadiens’ second-longest serving captain in team history. Click here to read the full article. Great move […]

Posted by Neil in Anaheim Ducks,Breaking News on July 8, 2009

Kris Versteeg Signs

Also via TSN, Kris Versteeg has signed with the Chicago Blackhaws, thus clearing up the last of the potential problem spots after Chicago’s administrative error. The Chicago Blackhawks have put a good part of their restricted free-agent woes behind them, as the club agreed to a three-year contract worth more than $9 million with forward […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Breaking News on July 8, 2009

Breaking News: Monster Sighted in Toronto

TSN is reporting that Swedish goaltender Jonas Gustavsson will sign with Toronto as early as today. Terms of the deal are said to one year for $810,000 plus a $90 thousand signing bonus. The Monster is expected to back up Vesa Toskala and make Pierre McGuire re-think his nickname du jour. Labeled the best goaltender […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Breaking News on July 7, 2009

More Breaking News: Alexei Kovalev Signs with Ottawa

TSN is also reporting that Alexei Kovalev, the supremely talented and oft-undermotivated winger has signed a two-year deal with the Ottawa Senators. The deal is worth $10 million. One of the most skilled players in the league, the Togliatti, Russia native is also one of the most unpredictable.  He can look spectacular one night, controlling […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Breaking News on July 6, 2009