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THOMAS VANEK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Thomas Vanek Connected To Federal Gambling Investigation

Minnesota Wild winger Thomas Vanek appeared voluntarily in a federal courthouse in upstate New York on Monday as part of an ongoing gambling investigation he is reportedly tied to, according to News 10 NBC in Rochester. A law enforcement source told News 10 that the former Buffalo Sabres star is connected to the federal investigation involving  Marina Restaurant and Bar in Charlotte...
Via NESN.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanek testifies in gambling case

Recently-signed Wild winger Thomas Vanek was in federal court in Rochester, N.Y., on Monday as part of an ongoing gambling investigation, WHEC-TV reported. Vanek’s appearance apparently stems from the June arrest of three men on gambling and money laundering charges. The three men were allegedly conducting an illegal gambling business out the Marina Restaurant and Bar in Charlotte...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Vanek connected to gambling probe: report

Minnesota Wild forward Thomas Vanek appeared voluntarily in U.S. federal court in upstate New York on Monday in connection with an ongoing gambling investigation, WHEC Rochester reported. Steve Bartlett, agent for the NHLer who reportedly hasn’t been charged, said in a statement on Vanek’s behalf: “Representatives of the U.S. Federal Government have asked for my cooperation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Vanek may be connected to a federal gambling investigation

Thomas Vanek appears to be connected to a federal gambling investigation currently taking place in New York. A report from WHEC suggests that Vanek is involved with a case involving The Marina Restaurant & Bar, located in Rochester, New York. The report details that Vanek voluntarily visited a federal court house with his lawyer, but isn’t personally being charged. Via WHEC...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Grading free agency so far

Nearly two weeks into free agency, the majority of notable players have already signed deals to play somewhere next season. The Minnesota Wild took part in the day one frenzy by signing Thomas Vanek as the league collectively spent over $500 million in total money for new contracts. Vanek will likely be the only player that Minnesota will be able to boast about signing during free...
Via isportsweb.com
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Areas that need to be addressed

Despite vastly improving the offense with the signing of goal-scoring winger Thomas Vanek, the Minnesota Wild still have a number of needs that must be addressed prior to the season commencing in October. Free agency is roughly a week old and the majority of the top talent has already found homes for the upcoming season. This means that the Wild will most likely fill their needs...
Via isportsweb.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild make early free-agent splash, agree to sign high-scoring Vanek

The Minnesota Wild made a splash in free agency again, again using a hometown connection to bring in one of the top free agents available. Two years after reeling in the top-two free agents in Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, Minnesota agreed to terms on a three-year contract with forward Thomas Vanek about two hours into the start of free agency Tuesday. Multiple reports said Vanek&...
Via Fox Sports North
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin Confirms Thomas Vanek Won’t Return

The Thomas Vanek era in Montreal was a quick one — not to mention somewhat ineffective. Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin told reporters on Thursday that the Habs will not be re-signing the forward. Montreal acquired Vanek at the trade deadline in a deal with the New York Islanders. Bergevin also said the Canadiens won’t be offering contracts to defenseman Douglas...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mid-afternoon pre-draft round-up: on Kesler Watch, Vanek Watch, Board of Governors stuff and Stastny

Amongst this afternoon's news from the Board of Governors' meetings and the Trade-and-wine-and-dine-a-palooza... 1. It's time for Kesler watch to kick into an even higher gear? Trade senses are on high alert. Starting to sound like Kesler deal is inching closer. Still working on destination, but next 24hrs, perhaps. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Rumour Report: Minnesota Wild, Vanek, Heatley, Rupp, Stoner and more

Micheal Russo of the Star-Tribune put together a solid piece on Saturday that had a ton of information regarding the Minnesota Wild. Here are some bits from his story that you can read here.  Signing free agent Thomas Vanek is no longer a given for the Wild. With the way the kids have played and […]
Via The Hockey Report
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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