Thursday, December 15, 2005

Rumors from

Canucks looking at BironDecember 15 @ 9:50 AM
Buffalo's Martin Biron may be in the crosshairs of GM Dave Nonis.With the loss of No.1 goaltender Dan Cloutier to surgery, the Toronto Sun is reporting that Biron, along with Washington goaltender Olaf Kolzig, are on the top of Vancouver wish list for goalies.

Sykora a wanted manDecember 14 @ 9:25 AM
According to various reports, Anaheim's Petr Sykora is the hot commodity on the trade block.According to the New York Post, the New York Rangers have a potential Sykora for Tom Poti deal in the works which could possibly be expanded to a four player deal, involving Ruslan Salei and Steve Rucchin as well.Meanwhile, the Toronto Star is reporting the Toronto Maple Leafs have inquired into Sykora, as have Boston and Ottawa.

Calgary Christmas wish listDecember 13 @ 9:20 AM
The Calgary Sun is reporting the Flames are interested in acquiring a centre or scorer to complement sniper Jarome Iginla. And, if you believe the rumours, there are quite a few snipers who are up for grabs.The list includes: centres Patrick Marleau, Doug Weight, Olli Jokinen, Oleg Kvasha, Jason Allison, Brad Richards and Marc Savard have all been mentioned as potential bait, while wingers Petr Sykora and Owen Nolan are believed to be available to the highest bidder.

Rangers set sights on SykoraDecember 12 @ 10:04 AM
The New York Rangers and Anaheim Mighty Ducks are discussing a deal that would send Petr Sykora to the Big Apple, according to a report in the New York Post. The paper states Rangers assistant GM Don Maloney was in Montreal Saturday to scout the 29-year-old winger. In Anaheim's 5-3 win over the Habs, Sykora registered a goal and an assist. Sykora, who fell out of favor early with first-year coach Randy Carlyle, has also attracted interest from the Canadiens and Boston Bruins as well as the Ottawa Senators. Sykora's remaining 2005-06 cap charge equals $1,964,435. The Rangers are 9-1-1 in their last 11. They currently have approximately $4.5M of cap space available.

No interest in LuongoDecember 7 @ 9:25 AM
Despite rumours suggesting otherwise, Philadelphia Flyers GM Bob Clarke is not interested in trading for Roberto Luongo.Clarke admits some teams have called, and one did offer a goalie, but Florida was not one of them."I haven't spoken with [Florida GM] Mike Keenan in some time," Clarke told "We like our goaltending. We're not interested at all [in Luongo]. When Esche got hurt, we had other teams call us, not Florida, but we have no interest."

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