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ESPN's Pierre LeBrun offers quite the scoop as to why the Detroit Red Wings did not win the Jay Bouwmeester sweepstakes (aside from the fact that the Wings would have been nuts to take on all of Bouwmeester's $6.68 million cap hit for next season given that the team needs to re-sign UFA's-to-beJimmy Howard and Damien Brunner, decide whether to re-sign Valtteri Filppula, Danny Cleary, Drew Miller and/or Ian White, and ink RFA's-to-be Brendan Smith, Gustav Nyquist, Joakim Andersson and Jakub Kindl to contract extensions, all during an off-season in which the salary cap will decline):
The Wings were in on Bouwmeester, but, in the end, they didn’t get him because they didn’t include a first-round pick, a source told ESPN.com. Which quite frankly, is a smart, smart, smart decision by Wings GM Ken Holland.
Yes, Bouwmeester is the top-four D-man the Wings have been craving all year, but Detroit is not in a position organizationally to be trading first-round picks. ...
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The Detroit Red Wings may set their sights on Phoenix defenseman Derek Morris, following Jay Bouwmeester’s trade from Calgary to St. Louis. That’s what ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun speculated in his “Rumblings” blog on Tuesday morning, one day before the NHL’s trade deadline.
According to LeBrun, the Wings were very much in the mix for Bouwmeester, “but, in the end, they didn’t...
The Calgary Flames traded defenseman Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
In return, the Flames got a first-round pick and two prospects - defenseman Mark Cundari and goaltender Reto Berra.
If St. Louis does not qualify for this year's playoffs, the Flames will receive St. Louis' fourth-round selection in this summer's draft, with the first-round...
The dust hasn't even settled around the Jay Bouwmeester trade and already numerous hockey sites are analyzing the deal, selecting a winner. It's always difficult to analyze a deal that involves prospects or picks as it could be years before we know exactly what the Blues gave up for their new defenseman.
With that being said, early indications are that the Blues are...
The St. Louis Blues once again strengthened their defense on the left side Monday night by acquiring Jay Bouwmeester from the Calgary Flames in exchange for a 2013 first round draft pick and minor league goalie prospect Reto Barra and defenseman Mark Cundari.
#stlblues acquire Bouwmeester
— Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) April 2, 2013
The move is the second in a week...
With the Calgary Flames sitting eight points out of an NHL playoff spot on April 1 it seems the club has thrown in the towel for this season. Long-time captain Jarome Iginla was traded away for prospects to the Pittsburgh Penguins last week and the team has now parted ways with veteran defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who was traded to the St. Louis Blues. The Flames received minor...
The Blues have traded for Jay Bouwmeester. Surprisingly, that's not a rumor, but a fact. During the first intermission against Minnesota, while fans were crossing their fingers after Jaroslav Halak left with an injury, the news broke that the Blues acquired Jay Bouwmeester from Calgary.
In exchange for Bouwmeester, the Blues are sending two prospects - defenseman Mark Cundari and...
To solidify its stance that they are going to rebuild from scratch, the Calgary Flames dealt defenseman Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues for their first-round and fourth-round draft picks of this year’s draft. If the Blues do not make the playoffs this year, the first-round pick will be deferred to the 2014 draft. The Flames also receive defenseman Mark Cundari and goaltender...
The Calgary Flames are in full-on rebuilding mode.
After shipping captain Jarome Iginla to Pittsburgh last week, the Flames traded away their alternate captain and top goal-scoring blue liner Monday night, sending Jay Bouwmeester to St. Louis in exchange for defenseman Mark Cundari, goalie Reto Berra and a first-round draft pick the 2013 draft. Neither Cundari nor Berra have seen...
After making two shrewd moves to bring in Jordan Leopold and Jay Bouwmeester to shore up the left-side of the team's defense, St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong may have pulled off his biggest heist of the week on Wednesday by sending unneeded defenseman Wade Redden to the Boston Bruins in exchange for a conditional draft pick.
Kudos to Armstrong for making the...
On a night where the Jay Bouwmeester trade stole all the headlines, the Blues won a very big game against the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-1. Fans cringed near the first intermission when Jaroslav Halak left with an undisclosed injury, but Brian Elliott came in and was solid in relief.
The win snapped the team's three-game skid and placed them back in a playoff spot...
The St. Louis Blues upgraded their defense for the playoff push, adding Jay Bouwmeester and Jordan Leopold.
''It's two guys that any team around the league would be looking for,'' defenseman Barret Jackman said Wednesday. ''You look around our dressing room and we have every piece we need.''
Except maybe a goalie to step up in place of Jaroslav...