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Rumor: Toronto Maple Leafs not interested in Columbus Blue Jackets’ Jeff Carter

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jeff Carter was recently listed as one of the top potential targets for the Toronto Maple Leafs. A hefty contract, however, at over $5 million a year for 10 more years makes it difficult for any team to bite. Especially with what Columbus wants in return. TSN’s Darren Drager recently reported Toronto GM Brian Burke wants nothing to do...

Why Jeff Carter Isn’t the Right Guy for the Maple Leafs

(Terry Gilliam/Associated Press) By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) It’s that time of year in the National Hockey League again. The trade deadline is about one month away, meaning just about every general manager in the league is working the phones and trade rumours are not only beginning to pick up, but they are also beginning to gain some traction. The usual statement is being...

Has Jeff Carter Played His Last Game as a Blue Jacket?

By Patrick Powell (@Gordsie) On June 23 of last year, the Columbus Blue Jackets acquired center Jeff Carter from the Philadelphia Flyers in a blockbuster deal. The plan was for Carter and Blue Jackets’ captain, Rick Nash, to make each other better. 49 games into the season, the Blue Jackets hold the dubious distinction for least points (32) in the NHL. AP Carter’s feet have...

If Blue Jackets trade Jeff Carter, shouldn’t management follow him out of Columbus?

According to Columbus Dispatch beat writer Aaron Portzline, two significant pieces of news emerged from last week's meeting of the Columbus Blue Jackets' owners. The first is that Jeff Carter is on the trading block seven months after he was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers. The second is that the men who made that trade — team president Mike Priest and GM Scott Howson...

Should the Preds Target Jeff Carter?

Photo Courtesy Yahoo Sports In between the first and second period of last night’s Montreal\Detroit blowout, Darren Dreger of TSN dropped a bombshell:  “Jeff Carter is 100 percent available.” While there’s been some idle speculation for a while now, this was the first definitive statement anyone had made on the matter.  Prior to this point, we know Carter was unhappy to...
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