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Pacific Division Breakout Candidates

Posted in Hockey Blogs with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 5, 2010 by davepoleck

A little bit later than expected but here I go starting off with the Pacific Division. Many of these players will range on how exactly I see them breaking out in 2010-11; some started their upswing last season, others are rookies, others are just chosen because a team’s future looks so unpromising that they were the only choice. Enjoy: Continue reading

Trade Mania has begun Early

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on February 3, 2010 by davepoleck

So the weekend saw two semi big trades involving JS Giguere and Dion Phaneuf; Monday night saw another semi big trade because it involved Olli Jokinen; and now today there are multiple rumours of more bodies being on the move. Michael Ryder is on the block in Boston, Brendan Witt has been waived on the Island, and Ethan Moreau’s name has popped up as another potential exile from Edmonton.

The big story out today is that Don Waddell met with Ilya Kovalchuk to tell him to expect a trade within the coming days. Sources say that five teams are in the mix: Chicago, Boston, LA, New York and an unknown team. My guess is Colorado. With that said, here are the deals that I think would have to be put together for Ilya to go to any of these teams: Continue reading