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PAVEL KUBINA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Lightning defeseman Pavel Kubina retires after 13-year career

TAMPA, Fla. -- Defenseman Pavel Kubina, drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1996, announced his retirement from the NHL after 13 seasons Friday. A native of Celadna, Czechoslovakia, he played in 970 career NHL games, scoring 110 goals and 276 assists. He played in 51 playoff games and was a member of the Lightning’s 2004 Stanley Cup team. He played for Tampa Bay from 1998 until...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina's letter announcing his retirement

The time has come to announce my retirement from the game of hockey. This marks the end of a journey that started as a six-year-old boy in a tiny town in the Czech Republic and carried me through 970 games in the National Hockey League, many playoff games and a Stanley Cup Championship, three Olympics, and four World Championships over my 13-year NHL career. I need to first thank...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina hopes to stick with Flyers beyond this season

The newest Philadelphia Flyer, Pavel Kubina has expressed his interest in staying with the team beyond this season. Kubina told the Philadelphia Inquirer he would prefer to re-sign rather than market himself a free-agent this summer."It's a great organization and a great team and always has been one of the top teams in the league," Kubina said. "I'm 34 years...
Via Hockey Fan Land
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina Already Loves Philadelphia

After one practice, Pavel Kubina already plans to stay here after this season. “I would like to stick around that is for sure." “It was always hard to play in this building and they have passionate fans and I am glad I can play for them now." “If I play well for this team and they want me, I don’t want to go anywhere and test the water,” he said. “That is the...
Via Buzz On Broad
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers acquire Kubina from Bolts

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a pair of draft picks and left wing Jon Kalinski. The rounds of the draft picks were not immediately available. Kubina was held out of Tampa Bay's lineup Saturday night against Washington. He also sat out a game earlier this week because Tampa Bay was shopping him. Kubina has three...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Bolts reportedly send Kubina to Flyers for picks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a pair of draft picks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday night on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been made public. The rounds of the draft picks were not immediately available. Kubina was held...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

AP source: Flyers acquire Kubina from Lightning

A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a pair of draft picks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday night on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been made public. The rounds of the draft picks were not immediately available. Kubina was held out of Tampa Bay&...
Via Fox Sports
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers Not Interested in Kubina

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that the Rangers are not likely to trade for Lightning defenseman Pavel Kubina.Yesterday, Scott Burnside at ESPN said Kubina's connection to John Tortorella from his time in Tampa Bay suggested some interest from the Rangers.The Lightning have asked Kubina to waive his no-trade clause and to submit a list of teams to which he would accept...
Via NY Rangers Blog
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Lightning looking to trade Kubina

The Tampa Bay Lightning plan to keep Pavel Kubina out of the lineup while the team attempts to trade the veteran defenseman. Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the decision on Thursday. Tampa Bay entered Thursday 13th in the Eastern Conference and is a longshot to make the playoffs. Kubina has 110 goals and 382 points in 953 games. The 34-year old has 11 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay preparing to deal Pavel Kubina

The NHL trade deadline sits just 11 days away. We've seen plenty of rumors hit the market, including numerous ones about Rick Nash leaving Columbus, but now we finally have some solid news to report involving the Tampa Bay Lightning and their willingness to trade defenseman Pavel Kubina. Kubina is being held out of the lineup and has been asked which teams he would accept a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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