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Veteran F Prospal retires after 16 NHL seasons

Forward Vaclav Prospal has retired following a 16-year NHL career. Prospal appeared in 1,108 games with Anaheim, Columbus, Florida, the New York Rangers, Ottawa, Philadelphia and Tampa Bay. He registered 255 goals and 765 points. The move wasn't a surprise. Prospal was scheduled to join Vancouver's AHL affiliate last weekend. But after talking with his family, the NHL club...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

GARTH: Try Out Or Sit Out

No love for the NHL UFA. Not this summer anyway. In the next three weeks, between now and the beginning of NHL training camps, proud veteran players will soon be invited to tryout for interested NHL teams. Useful, accimplished payers like Brenden Morrow, Brad Boyes, Danny Cleary, Vaclav Prospal, Tim Connolly, Damien Brunner, Teemu Selanne, Mason Raymond, Simone gagne, Ryan Whitney,...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

The Blue Jackets Could be Heavy Sellers

With the removal of Scott Howson as the Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager (GM) and the hiring of drafting and development guru Jarmo Kekalainen to replace Howson, the philosophy of patience could have been replaced with one of a major upheaval, albeit one with Kekalainen’s stamp of youth and playing the game at a high rate of speed, both physically and mentally. One seismic...
Via The Sports Bank
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Blue Jackets wrap-up and overnight report: turning point or breaking point?

The Detroit Red Wings have lost 5 straight games (0-3-and-2) and have given up three consecutive 2-0 leads over the past 12 days, with the latest loss coming in the form of a disappointing 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. Given some TMR readers' comments in the quick take, Vaclav Prospal's game-winning goal scored with 24.7 left in regulation, combined...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Chatter

Just a couple quick trade hitters for you: This from ESPN's Lebrun: Nearly every buyer you talk to lists a top-six forward as an item on their wish list before the Feb. 27 trade deadline. What the trade market needs is more teams to declare themselves sellers and out of the playoff race. But it’s still too early for that. That’s what happens with so much parity in the...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Chatter

Just a couple quick trade hitters for you:This from ESPN's Lebrun: Nearly every buyer you talk to lists a top-six forward as an item on their wish list before the Feb. 27 trade deadline.What the trade market needs is more teams to declare themselves sellers and out of the playoff race. But it’s still too early for that. That’s what happens with so much parity in the standings...
Via Talk Hockey
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

The Rangers Are Offering Wolski & Christensen Around The League

According to TheFourthPeriod.com, The New York Rangers are offering forwards Wojtek Wolski and Erik Christensen, while some rentals are available in Columbus as the Blue Jackets are willing to move Vaclav Prospal, the Edmonton Oilers to part with Ales Hemsky and the Carolina Hurricanes with Tuomo Ruutu. … this makes sense for the Rangers to [...]
Via Ranger Nation
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

An Epic Comeback Win Over Columbus, But Questions Now Surface

Photo Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images Down 4-1 before the end of the first period and already giving up a hat trick, Nashville was in trouble with 40 minutes left to play. However, clawing back from two 3-goal deficits down 4-1 and 5-2, the Predators came back to tie the game with less than 4 minutes remaining in regulation and won it with only 9 seconds to go in the game...
Via The Predatorial
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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