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Darren Dreger of TSN reporting Sergei Fedorov to the Capitals… Confirmed.
Update 1:17pm ET: More from TSN
Update1:33pm ET: Sportsnet SMS updates are reporting that the trade exchange was Fedorov for Teddy Ruth.
We’re still trying to give away a gift certificate—the prize has remained unclaimed and so it’s been increasing each hour. The prize is for a certificate to shop.nhl.com or IceJerseys.com to a random KK member every hour until 2:00pm ET. The winner must login and comment on this post within 20 minutes to claim their prize.
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Sportsnet is reporting “breaking news” that Adam Foote was been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Colorado Avalanche.
TSN has also been mentioning this trade. More details to follow at TSN.
Update 1:06pm ET: Pierre McGuire on TSN is now stating that he believes Foote was acquired for a first round pick.
TSN reporting Marty Lapointe to Ottawa for a 6th round pick in 2008. No link yet.
added 12:44pm, TSN link...
According to TSN, Florida Panthers have sent Ruslan Salei to the Colorado Avalanche for Karlis Skrastins and a third round pick.
No link available yet. More soon.
Updated 12:28pm ET: TSN link
According to Sportsnet television, the Chicago Blackhawks have traded Tuomu Ruutu to Carolina for Andrew Ladd.
Update 12:22pm ET: From TSN now confirms with the same information,
Update12:32pm ET: From the Chicago Blackhawks,
“Andrew Ladd is a very good young forward who won a Stanley Cup with Carolina as a 20-year old,” said General manager Dale Tallon. “We acquired a very good young player in Andrew Ladd and in doing so had to give up good young player in Tuomo Ruutu.”
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Comments of this post are now closed.
Per TSN, the Montreal Canadiens have graded Cristobal Huet to the Washington Capitals for a 2nd Round Pick in 2009.
Update1:18pm ET: More at TSN (and thanks the commenter below for pointing out the year of the pick. I’ve updated it.)
According to Sportsnet television, Brad Richards has been traded to the Dallas Stars. TSN is reporting that it is not a done deal—it’s awaiting Richards approval.
Update 11:46am ET: TSN,
After much speculation, the Tampa Bay Lightning have finally traded one of their ‘Big Three’ forwards, sending centre Brad Richards to the Dallas Stars.
Richards, who makes $7.8 million a season through the 2010-11 camapaign, waived his no-trade clause for the deal to go through. He signed a five-year, $39 million contract in 2006, with his average annual salary more than twice the $3.4 million he made in his previous deal.
Update 11:53am ET: Trade also includes Johan Holmqvist from the Lightning, for Mike Smith, Jussi Jokinen and Jeff Halperin (per Sportsnet SMS updates)
TSN believes Campbell has been dealt to San Jose. No details yet.
Update 11:31am ET: From TSN,
Unable to sign their potential unrestricted free agent to a long-term deal, the Buffalo Sabres have traded defenceman Brian Campbell to the San Jose Sharks.
There are no details yet on who comes to Buffalo in return.
Update 11:35 ET: TSN link above now states trade is for Steve Bernier and a first-round draft pick.
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