NICK KYPREOS RUMORS & GOSSIP
According to Nick Kypreos at Sportsnet, Marc Staal could be back on the ice within seven to 10 days and return to the lineup before the end of the regular season.
Staal’s eye is healing well and the Rangers' hope is that he can play a few regular season games before the playoffs.
Here's more from Kypreos on Staal...
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Zidlicky not on the ice for practice yet.
According to Nick Kypreos - Uncle Lou has a 1st rounder to dangle and wants a scoring winger. No surprise.
As usual, no real rumlings, no rumors coming out of Devils Land.
Uncle Lou may be on his bat phone but we will never know.
As per Tom Gulitti of Fire and Ice Blog, the Devils have begun...
The Detroit Red Wings appear to be the big winners in the Dan DeKeyser sweepstakes:
#NHL teams being told college prospect Dan Dekeyser has decided on the #Wings. #TradeTracker
— Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) March 29, 2013
Can Confirm that Western Michigan D man Dan DeKeyser has agreed to terms with the Detroit Red Wings.
— John Shannon (@JSportsnet) March 29, 2013
He didn't name names, but Nick Kypreos said today that, despite what is considered to be a weak goaltending market, there would be plenty of interest in Ryan Miller if the Sabres wanted to move him. Continue reading "Kypreos: 6 Teams Would Love To Have Miller For Stretch Run"
The Hockey Central Insiders on Sportsnet, Nick Kypreos, Chris Johnston and John Shannon mentions the Panthers, Sabres and Flames will be sellers this season.
Kypreos brought up the Ryan Miller trade talk and John Shannon discussed the GM Meetings and what is going on with the Coyotes.
As was first reported by Bob McKenzie of TSN and later confirmed by Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet, the Toronto Maple Leafs have decided to part ways with general manager Brian Burke. The timing of this move is head-scratching to say the least, considering Burke was supposed to attend the Board of Governors meeting in New York. He was also asked to give his input for the collective bargaining...
If and when the NHL returns, it could come with a few more teams in the hunt for the Stanley Cup.
According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the league and the players are having internal discussions about expanding the playoffs and adding four additional teams to the postseason.
He notes that the two sides have not brought up the issue in CBA negotiations, but the fact that both sides...
from Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet,
So for the sake of his 750 hockey players, please tell me he didn't come all this way without a plan B. Please tell me the players didn't fire Paul Kelly and hire Fehr just so they can still hand over to the owners $1 billion in cash, concede every conceivable contract right, and then watch their chosen leader fade off into the sunset...
from Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet,
Now here we are in 2012 and many whispers we heard about Goodenow in 2004 are now being directed toward Bettman. "Old, tired and paranoid" are just some of the descriptions of Bettman these days. Does the commissioner still have a clear head to get the best deal possible for all 30 owners, or is he too bitter and jaded after close to...
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Yes, another Sidney Crosby piece. Sorry.
Nick Kypreos, who was forced to retire from hockey due to a concussion, has posted an opinion piece on Sidney Crosby's future. It covers many points, including what could be coming up in contract talks between Crosby and the Penguins. In the piece he stresses that Sidney Crosby's season should be over.