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The Anaheim Ducks' Bob Murray knew that having rival general managers call and make offers for his star winger could make it an interesting first day at the NHL draft. Murray didn't count on his winger lashing out and hoping that recent trade rumors would come true. It was an eventful first round as the Ducks pulled a surprise with the No. 6 pick by taking fast-rising Swedish defenseman Hampus Lindholm after trading veteran Lubomir Visnovsky to the New York Islanders for a 2013 second-round draft pick. Overshadowing those moves was Bobby Ryan criticizing Ducks management and suggesting that the Philadelphia Flyers would be a nice landing spot for him if he were to be moved. Reports are that the Ducks are again fielding offers for the perennial 30-goal scorer, which has the winger fed up. The team also considered trading him last November before pulling him off the market. "I take things personally," Ryan told the Camden (N.J.)-based Courier Post. "...
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Power forward Bobby Ryan moved on and off the trade block last season as the Anaheim Ducks struggled through a difficult season.With that franchise likely to focus its resources on re-signing forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry for the long haul, Ryan wants out.“I take things personally," Ryan told the Camden Courier-Post. “Anaheim to me has been a team over the past year...
“I gotta be honest with you. At this point, I don't care. Move me.."Those are some very harsh words for the Anaheim Ducks organization from Bobby Ryan. There were rumours circulating the forward earlier in the 2011-12 season that he wanted out of Anaheim. Now, Ryan has really made it clear that he doesn't want to be a part of the Ducks organization.I'll actually...
from the Courier Post, Through a phone conversation a night earlier with his agent, Don Meehan, plus non-stopping texts from family and friends forwarding the latest, Ryan learned that the Flyers are among four teams involved in trade talks with the Ducks.
Frustrated with Ducks management, the 25-year-old left wing suggested he’s up for a trade anywhere and that the Flyers would...
<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 115%;">This is a time when teams are building for the future. However, the Anaheim Ducks may be digging themselves a hole, and a deep one at that.There has been talks that forward, Bobby Ryan, is once again on the market and that is a scenario that Ryan is not...
A bombshell report released by the local media in Anaheim regarding talented forward Bobby Ryan and his frustration with the Anaheim Ducks organization certainly created some additional drama on Day One of the 2012 NHL Draft.
While much attention was originally bestowed on the availability of premier F Rick Nash of the Columbus Blue Jackets, eyes quickly turned to the west coast...
It's so easy, even Bucky can do it.
The title of General Manager of the Sabres is a hot commodity these days, I guess. Apparently there's a lot of people who think they could do a better job than Darcy Regier. It seems to be a fun enough gig, anyway.
So, live from my mother's basement (I am, in fact, writing this from my mother's basement. It's nice and cool...
Contrary to what some have speculated following the Flyers' trade of James van Riemsdyk to Toronto, Philadelphia remains very much active in pursuit of Anaheim's Bobby Ryan. The Flyers still have the likes of forward Jakub Voracek or defensemen Braydon Coburn and Andrej Meszaros to offer as a main piece in conjunction with other assets.
The acquisition of Luke Schenn...
The Anaheim Ducks wasted no time in reshaping their organization early on in the first round of the NHL Draft on Friday, trading top-pairing defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky to the New York Islanders for a second round pick in 2013 and selecting late-rising defenseman Hampus Lindholm with the sixth overall selection at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh.
In an ominous backdrop to...
Through three parts of the series we’ve explored two different options in addressing the Rangers scoring woes, either signing UFA Ray Whitney (Part I) or dealing for Anaheim LW Bobby Ryan (Part II). Part III dealt with the aftermath of the hypothetical Ryan acquisition and the sudden vacancy created for a 3rd line RW. If [...]
The Ducks' Bob Murray knew that having rival general managers call and make offers for his star winger could make it an interesting first day at the NHL draft. Murray didn't count on his winger lashing out and hoping that recent trade rumors would come true. It was an eventful first round as the Ducks pulled a surprise with the No. 6 pick by taking fast-rising Swedish...
The New York Rangers were embarrassed in the Eastern Conference Finals at the hands of the New Jersey Devils. The offense was anemic, to say the least. But while general manager Glen Sather may have some big plans on what he would like to add to the Blue Shirts through free agency and/or blockbuster trades, could a new CBA alter what actually happens in The Big Apple...
By Dustin Leed (@D_LEED)
It reminds you of the plague or something.
Black – and orange – death.
Trade rumors sweep across the computer screens of Philadelphia fans everywhere around this time of the year, leaving most fans with visions of Webers and Ryans and Suters and Nashes dancing in their heads.
And while most of the aforementioned names are extremely unlikely...
Throughout the day and evening today, I will keep a running blog on Flyers-related happenings in and around the 2012 NHL Draft. I'll leave the rumors to Ek but will update and comment if and when something substantive takes place.
The Flyers are always at the center of blockbuster trade rumors at the Draft, and this year is no exception. I'm sure the Rick Nash and Bobby...
Edmonton had the No. 1 pick for the third straight year. Columbus had the second pick and the biggest name available on the trade market in Rick Nash. Anaheim and Vancouver had some enticing chips on the table as well, with the Ducks and Canucks perhaps ready to part with Bobby Ryan and Roberto Luongo, respectively. But in the end, it was the host Penguins who stole the show at the...
Plenty of information is flowing through the Interwebs and fortunately Twitter seems to be fully operational today so now Senators fans can all go ******* crazy because...
Bryan Murray says he's still in talks with Columbus about Rick Nash. Says the #15 pick has not been part of any trade discussions. #Sens
— AJ Jakubec (@AJonSports) June 22, 2012
This is just the latest...