The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, NHL hockey has returned from it’s Olympic break and the Buffalo Sabres are 2-0 since the break. I guess all they needed was a big break in their season eh?
Now that the hockey world is back and the NHL trade deadline is less than a week away, their is hockey news flying left, right and centre. Sit down, relax and come take a lap around the NHL with us!
Ryan Miller has reportedly asked the Buffalo Sabres for a trade, so he can play on a contending team. Murray is looking for the right trade and in all likely hood, will end up trading the netminder. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
Ryan Kesler has been involved in a slew of rumours the last 24 hours. Some believe he wants out of Vancouver and like Miller, has asked for a trade. While others believe he’s happy in Vancouver. One thing we know for sure is the fact Ryan Kesler is injured. The injury is rumoured to be a broken hand and it was sustained in Sochi, so why did Kesler keep playing? [The Province]
Dave Bolland would like to get awfully rich, awfully quick despite not accomplishing much in his time as a Toronto Maple Leaf. Bolland is after a $40 million 7 year deal. Is the Stanley Cup winner worth it? [Leafs Nation]Alexander Ovechkin apologized for the disappointing Russian men’s hockey team at this years Olympics. His job was to score and he didn’t do a lot of that. [RMNB]
Could Tyler Ennis and Cody Hodgson be two names who find new homes at the deadline? With all the attention on Ryan Miller, Steve Ott and Matt Moulson, most forget the Sabres have other trading chips. [Die by the blade]
One of things every fan loves is to be taken behind the scenes of the hockey world. If you played hockey at any competitive level you already know a lot of what happens behind the scenes. However the Olympics are a different ball game and “NHL Revealed” is about to take fans behind the scenes at the Olympics. [CBC]