Found January 29, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, • Why should anybody be surprised that Dallas Stars captain Brenden Morrow might be on the market? There are lots of miles on that chassis from all the punishment he’s taken and dished out, and he just turned 33. He’s still an effective player, but this is the classic case of the Stars checking the level of teams’ interest before Morrow hits the free-agent marketplace on July 1, 2013. He would be the perfect pickup for the San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks or Detroit Red Wings, although you would think they would rather move him to an Eastern Conference team. Do you think Brad Richards in New York would be talking him up to Rangers president and general manager Glen Sather? You think the Washington Capitals, in serious need of more leadership, would grab him? In a heartbeat. He’s well-priced at a $4.1-million cap hit for one more year…. • When Ryan Suter says he won’t sign a new deal before the Feb. 27 deadline, it puts the Nashville Pred...

Brenden Morrow trade talk

A number of NHL clubs are expressing their interest in Dallas Stars captain Brenden Morrow's trade deadline availability. The  San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers and Washington Capitals have all been rumored to be involved in Brenden Morrow trade talks.My question: Is this the right time for the Dallas Stars to deal their captain?TSN'...

Suter's comments and his future with the Preds

On Friday, Ryan Suter said that he would not sign a new contract before the February 27 trade deadline, instead opting to wait until after the season is over. Many experts (staring at you, ESPN) took this to mean that he would not be staying with Nashville after this season, or that he would at least test the waters of free agency. Thus, Nashville would be wise to shop Suter around...

Brenden Morrow… Could They? Would They?

Whenever there’s less than a month to go before the NHL trade deadline (February 27 this year), there are bound to be lots of wild rumours bouncing off the walls. One such wild rumour had Corey Perry on his way to the Vancouver Canucks for Corey Schneider, Keith Ballard and Mason Raymond. This is of course a ridiculous trade, one that doesn’t meet the Ducks needs at all. Yet...

Nashville May Have To Make A Decision On Suter Before The Trade Deadline

from of Tim Panaccio CSNPhilly, Ryan Suter’s situation of potentially being dealt at the NHL trade deadline next month took an interesting turn on Friday when the Nashville Predators defenseman said he does not want to re-sign before the deadline. He is unrestricted while fellow coveted teammate Shea Weber is restricted. One of them could be dealt. The Flyers are among a handful...

More Ryan Suter talk

USA Today’s Kevin Allen offers a slightly different spin on Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter’s decision to not re-sign with his team before the trade deadline: I talked to Suter Saturday night, and he wanted to make it clear that he is not ruling out re-signing with the Predators. He felt as if his words were misinterpreted Friday when he said he wouldn’t re-sign...

Suter’s Suitors

Photo Credit: Getty Images Over the past 72 hours, much has been made about some comments made by Nashville’s all-star defenseman Ryan Suter. After an initial incendiary reaction that had many in the hockey world writing him out of town, Suter clarified his statements the next day.  Unfortunately for Predators fans, while Suter may have taken a little bit of the sharp edge off...

Dick’s Last Resort hosting All-Star Game viewing party today…

If you’re looking for a place to watch the 2012 NHL All-Star Game this afternoon, you’re in luck! Dick’s Last Resort, at 154 2nd Avenue North in downtown Nashville, is your place to cheer on Ryan Suter (Team Chara) and Shea Weber (Team Alfredsson) today. They’re planning some giveaways (pucks, jerseys, etc.) and they’re offering food and drink specials during the event...

Would Stars put captain Brenden Morrow on trade block?

Is Dallas Stars forward Brenden Morrow on the trade block? The SportsNet‘s HockeyCentral Trade Tracker panel doesn’t believe that is the case at the moment. But things could change as the February 27 trade deadline nears. If the Stars are sellers, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News believes that Morrow would be among a number of players the club would want to move. However... Weber, Suter focus on playoffs; contracts later

Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter said Friday he didn't anticipate signing a long-term deal before the League's trade deadline on Feb. 27. Suter made his comments during the 2012 NHL All-Star Media Day presented by Allstate. Suter will ... Suter counters perception he will test free agency

KANATA, Ont. -- Nashville defenseman Ryan Suter's comments Friday regarding his ongoing contract negotiations and his pending status as an unrestricted free agent created a bit of unintended controversy at the NHL's All-Star weekend. As a result, ...

Power Rankings: Suter drama obscures Preds' powerful push

The Preds have been the league's hottest team roaring into the break. But Adam Gretz laments Nashville's big move in the West is being overshadowed by franchise D Ryan Suter's mixed signals over a new contract.

Predators set sights on strong finish to season

Barry Trotz likes the improvements his Predators have made this season - and he thinks his young team can get even better. Nashville came out of the All Star break with the NHL's best record since Dec. 28 at 12-2-0. Fifth in the Western Conference, only the Rangers (31), Boston (31) and Detroit (33) have more wins than the Predators (30), who started the season as the NHL'...
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