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Canadiens news: Habs will not be resigning 3 players

The Montreal Canadiens have announced they will not be offering a contract to three players. Ivan Makarov-Wikimedia CommonsThe three players in question are; George Parros, Douglas Murray and Thomas Vanek. All three players joined the club during the past season. George Parros was traded to the Florida Panthers for a 7th round pick in the 2014 NHL draft. Douglas Murray signed...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders have tough decision when it comes to draft

The New York Islanders and namely general manager Garth Snow took a pretty good beating from fans and media in the wake of the trade deadline. A lot of that has to do with the return for Thomas Vanek, who the team shipped to the Montreal Canadiens for prospect Sebastian Collberg and a second-round pick. Compounding the perceived sub-par return for the top trade chip on the market...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline: Winners and Losers

Losers New York Islanders: Anyone who is a fan of the NHL knows that this team has been one of the most mismanaged teams in the NHL over the past decade. This year is no different.  The Isles traded away Matt Moulson along with a first round pick in 2014 and a second round pick in 2015. The bombshell came when Thomas Vanek said he didn’t want to re-sign with the Isles.  The...
Via Grandstand University
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' keep roster intact at trade deadline; rent a couple of blue liners

The Boston Bruins apparently are happy with their roster as-is.And why shouldn't they be? They can roll four productive lines and have a seemingly endless supply of young defensemen at the AHL level to support one of the youngest blue lines in the league at the NHL level - save greybeard Zdeno Chara - which is apparently nerve-wracking to many fans and particularly the media...
Via Little Blog of Hate
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders trade Vanek to Montreal

(Photo courtesy of USA Today) After turning down a seven-year, $50 million contract offer in February, the Islanders were ultimately faced with no other option but to trade Thomas Vanek. As the NHL trade deadline expired at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Vanek was dealt to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a conditional second-round draft pick and prospect Sebastian Collberg. The conditional...
Via New York Sports-Kings
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' keep roster intact at trade deadline; rent a couple of blue liners

The Boston Bruins apparently are happy with their roster as-is.And why shouldn't they be? They can roll four productive lines and have a seemingly endless supply of young defensemen at the AHL level to support one of the youngest blue lines in the league at the NHL level - save greybeard Zdeno Chara - which is apparently nerve-wracking to many fans and particularly the media...
Via BruinsLife
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

What Did Garth Snow Do?

from Katie Strang of ESPN New York, Snow sent Vanek, a two-time 40-goal scorer and perhaps the most coveted forward on the rental market plus a conditional fifth-round pick, to Montreal for what appears to be a pretty meager return. The Islanders acquired a conditional second-round pick in 2014 and Swedish prospect Sebastian Collberg in the deal, which pales in comparison...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Bergevin: wanted for grand larceny

What a trade by the Montreal Canadiens. Tomas Vanek and a 5th for Sebastian Collberg and a 2nd. Or, another way, a 40 goal scorer in his prime for a Habs B prospect and a pick. Who knows how this went down - maybe they were after him for a while, maybe they swept in at the last minute - but regardless, the Montreal Canadiens do very, very well in this deal.  The Habs also acquired...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Islanders ship high-scoring winger Thomas Vanek to Montreal Canadiens

   The New York Islanders shipped out veteran forward Thomas Vanek on March 5 as they sent him to the Montreal Canadiens on the NHL’s trade deadline day. In return, the Islanders received a prospect named Sebastian Collberg as well as a second-round draft choice. Vanek is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. The Islanders offered the 30-year-old native of Vienna...
Via Hockey Fan Land
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Name Forward Thomas Vanek Traded To Habs by   Steven Ellis

The Montreal Canadiens made the biggest splash at the deadline, sending a second round pick and prospect Sebastian Collberg for superstar winger Thomas Vanek. Vanek, who has 77 goals in the past three years, was acquired by the Islanders in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres earlier this season. He curretly has 21 goals and 32 assists for 51 points in 60 [...]
Via The Hockey House
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders trade Thomas Vanek to Montreal

Forward Thomas Vanek has been moved to the Montreal Canadiens. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) For Islanders general manager Garth Snow, moving Thomas Vanek and getting some sort of return was the top priority on trade deadline day. While the deal did not surface until after the 3 p.m. deadline, Snow was able to make a trade, sending Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens. In return for Vanek...
Via Around The Rink
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Reway Leads Way: Habs Shining Six at WJC

With the round robin of the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship drawing to an exciting close, a number of young players have begun to make names for themselves on the international stage. Amongst them are a few Montreal Canadiens prospects, with whom the organization will undoubtedly be very pleased. The Canadiens have a total of six players competing in the tournament, which is...
Via The Farm Club
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Oscar Dansk Against America by   Bradshaw Furlong

  Despite a two-goal third period for the Americans and out-shooting the Swedes 38-23, they couldn’t solve Oscar Dansk as Sweden defeated the U.S. by a score of 4-2 on Friday in what was the first pre-tournament game for both teams. Sweden’s top line of Sebastian Collberg, Alexander Wennberg, and Andreas Johnson carried the load offensively as they scored all [...]
Via The Hockey House
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam French: Top-10 Prospects : Canadiens (6-10)

Top-5 before : Nathan Beaulieu, Jarred Tinordi, Jacob de la Rose, Sebastian Collberg, Zachary Fucale. Who should I do next? Tell me and I'll try my best. 6. Michael McCarron, 25th Overall, 2013, 18 years old, 6’5 235lbs, USNTDP Juniors in the USHL His skating has improved throughout the year, but he’s still just an average skater, so he’ll need...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Sweden beats Latvia to advance

Recapping Day 4 at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, Russia. Sweden 5, Latvia 1 Viktor Arvidsson scored twice Saturday as Sweden beat Latvia to secure a spot in the knockout round. Sweden dominated the match but struggled to find a way past goalkeeper Ivars Punnenovs until Emil Molin gave the Swedes the lead with 50 seconds left in the first period. Teodors Blugers...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Adam French: Making the Swedish World Junior Squad: Forwards

The Swedes will have the benefit of 7 returning forwards, luckily for them several are stars. This offense will need to do some heavy lifting to make up for the loss of their two best defensemen to injury. Looking at the group, I'd say they'll be fine. Filip Forsberg - Mika Zibanejad – Sebastian Collberg Forsberg is having a decent year in the Allsvenskan and...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Someone Sens-related playing hockey!

Senators prospects Mikael Wikstrand and Z have started their 2012-13 season already, as they attend the Swedish U20 national team’s summer camp in preparation for the World Juniors. The 34-man roster includes all the best WJC eligible player with the exception of three of last year’s gold-medal winners Jonas Brodin, Sebastian Collberg and Rickard Rakell. The roster will...
Via The 6th Sens
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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