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CBC.ca
New Senator Matt Duchene's grandparents brimming with prideAvalanche were headed for another rebuild season, Duchene requested a trade fro
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Avalanche were headed for another rebuild season, Duchene requested a trade from his general manager — and childhood idol — Joe Sakic. Duchene said it was the hardest thing he's ever done. "I was so proud of Matthew, the way he handled his career... Read more
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TSN
Young Leafs lead the pack in Core Four Under-24 rankingThere isn’t much to not like about the Avalanche core, not with Makar and Jost
TSN / Posted 4 days ago
There isn’t much to not like about the Avalanche core, not with Makar and Jost on the way to being true impact players. Joe Sakic has made the Avs’ picks count and he added first, second and third-round picks for Duchene, as well as Samuel... Read more
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TSN
Young Leafs lead the pack in TSN Hockey's U-24 Core Four rankingThere isn’t much to not like about the Avalanche core, not with Makar and Jost
TSN / Posted 4 days ago
There isn’t much to not like about the Avalanche core, not with Makar and Jost on the way to being true impact players. Joe Sakic has made the Avs’ picks count and he added first, second and third-round picks for Duchene, as well as Samuel... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado Eagles goalie Joe Cannata spent a week with the Colorado Avalancheplaying and we were working out. He walked by and said hello," Cannata said. "I
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
playing and we were working out. He walked by and said hello," Cannata said. "It's pretty cool to be around him, and even Joe Sakic. Shaking (Sakic's) hand and him thanking me for coming, that was an awesome experience. Something I'll always... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Montreal Canadiens' Marc Bergevin among NHL GMs on the hot seatyou can handle. Finally, let’s close out with four guys who’d appear to be in
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
you can handle. Finally, let’s close out with four guys who’d appear to be in the most danger as the season wears on. Joe Sakic, Avalanche: First, the good news. Like Francis, Sakic is a franchise icon who’d probably be shifted upstairs before... Read more
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TSN
Lindros and Kariya linked by hockey historyown theory of hockey evolution. Kariya ranked third in points per game (minimu
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
own theory of hockey evolution. Kariya ranked third in points per game (minimum 800 games) – behind only Jaromir Jagr and Joe Sakic and tied with, who else, Teemu Selanne ­– over the first dozen seasons of his career. “[Kariya] has got everything... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
The re-emergence of Paul Kariyaa new challenge in his life, allowed him to remain fit, and with his surfing bu
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
a new challenge in his life, allowed him to remain fit, and with his surfing buddies – the likes of Scott Niedermayer and Joe Sakic amongst others – in some ways it offers a routine that mimicks the hockey routine, of being together with the boys... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Kariya finally gets closure with Hall of Fame inductionrises about whether he’ll ever work in hockey. He counts Vancouver Canucks coac
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 10 days ago
rises about whether he’ll ever work in hockey. He counts Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green and Colorado Avalanche GM Joe Sakic among his close friends, and undoubtedly has a clear window into what those kind of jobs entail. For what it’s... Read more
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New York Post
How Avalanche GM shocked the NHL by winning blockbusteris worth, but rather only what one (or two) people are willing to pay. So the
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
is worth, but rather only what one (or two) people are willing to pay. So the feeling that Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic was going to come down on his sky-high asking price for talented 26-year-old winger Matt Duchene was only a hopeful... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Quick Shifts: The power of 'embarrassing' your coachdepth, and ownership co-signed a Kyle Turris extension right away, giving the P
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 10 days ago
depth, and ownership co-signed a Kyle Turris extension right away, giving the Preds a necessary one-two punch up the gut. Joe Sakic, who made off very well from a place of presumed weakness, and Pierre Dorion are like poker players who come to the... Read more
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TSN
New Senator Duchene set to face Avs in Swedencome to rebuild the roster. Despite getting harsh criticism for not trading Du
TSN / Posted 11 days ago
come to rebuild the roster. Despite getting harsh criticism for not trading Duchene for months, Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic held firm on his asking price. His patience paid off as he received six assets in a three-way swap that included... Read more
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SportingNews
Joe Sakic, for the win? Matt Duchene return gives Avalanche much-needed directionAvalanche general manager Joe Sakic was understandably stubborn about the retur
SportingNews / Posted 11 days ago
Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic was understandably stubborn about the return he required on a Matt Duchene trade. Under his guidance, Colorado is poised to miss the playoffs for the fourth time in the last five seasons. His team’s leading point... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL Power Rankings: Your Team in a Tweet EditionDuchene can finally live out the dream of most Ontario boys: playing in a build
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
Duchene can finally live out the dream of most Ontario boys: playing in a building full of Leafs fans all year." Thinking Joe Sakic gets the best night of sleep he’s had in 8 months. FYI: Montreal Canadiens are undefeated under Mayor... Read more
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The Mercury News
Five thoughts: what the Duchene trade tells us about Sharks chances of acquiring a replacement for Marleaulook at the teams that win at the end of the day, they’re all deep up the middl
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
look at the teams that win at the end of the day, they’re all deep up the middle.” Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic faced heavy criticism for demanding such a steep price for Duchene and waiting more than a year to pull the trigger... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
31 Thoughts: Inside the Matt Duchene-Kyle Turris blockbusterneeded that “sober second thought” to trust the process. Nowhere were the stak
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
needed that “sober second thought” to trust the process. Nowhere were the stakes higher than in Colorado. As a player, Joe Sakic was the ultimate poker face, not revealing much to reporters or opponents. It’s hard to get a read on him, mostly... Read more
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TSN
Avs looking to flip G Hammondof The Athletic, Hammond will remain with the AHL's Belleville Senators on loan
TSN / Posted 13 days ago
of The Athletic, Hammond will remain with the AHL's Belleville Senators on loan from the Avalanche while general manager Joe Sakic looks to trade the newly acquired netminder. Hammond owns a $1.35 million cap hit in the final season a three-year... Read more
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New York Post
Rangers’ Derek Stepan trade starting to pay dividendsRaanta. Interest in Duchene was widespread, if narrowed somewhat due to the fr
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
Raanta. Interest in Duchene was widespread, if narrowed somewhat due to the frustration of trying to deal with Colorado GM Joe Sakic. Interest in Turris was more limited because of his pending free-agent status that was eliminated when the center... Read more
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CBC.ca
Sens, Avs, Predators all winners in blockbuster tradekudos to Senators general manager Pierre Dorion and his counterparts with the P
CBC.ca / Posted 14 days ago
kudos to Senators general manager Pierre Dorion and his counterparts with the Predators, David Poile, and the Avalanche's Joe Sakic for finding a way to make this blockbuster. Sure, from a Senators standpoint, it would have been nice to keep... Read more
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SportingNews
Matt Duchene trade: Common goal unites star player and Dorion with Senatorsteam he grew up a fan of, but ultimately sought a trade from last December. "A
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
team he grew up a fan of, but ultimately sought a trade from last December. "Asking for a trade out of Colorado, from (GM) Joe Sakic who was my idol, was the hardest thing I've ever had to do," offered Duchene on Monday. "Last year when it... Read more
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TSN
Avs D Johnson: Duchene 'didn't want to be here'Avalanche and do great things here. And he didn’t.” Adrian Dater of BSN Denver
TSN / Posted 14 days ago
Avalanche and do great things here. And he didn’t.” Adrian Dater of BSN Denver reported that Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic told Duchene last December he would grant his trade request but gave him no timeline on a deal. “Obviously, it’s... Read more
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TSN
Inside how the Duchene trade came back to lifewhen they ran into each other in line to grab a coffee at Friday night’s Miami
TSN / Posted 14 days ago
when they ran into each other in line to grab a coffee at Friday night’s Miami University game. They knew their bosses, Joe Sakic and David Poile, were busy hammering away at a three-team blockbuster months in the making. Ottawa GM Pierre... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Avs get haul for Duchene in blockbuster tradewell as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and lo
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
well as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and long-term future," Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said in a statement. "We've said all along that we wanted to be patient and wait for the right deal, and this is... Read more
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CBC.ca
Matt Duchene will take Senators to 'next level,' GM saysa great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his int
CBC.ca / Posted 14 days ago
a great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his interest in Duchene months ago to Colorado GM Joe Sakic. "After a great playoff run last year we feel we've added an elite forward to our group, someone we feel that can... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Avs get haul for Duchene in blockbuster tradewell as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and lo
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
well as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and long-term future," Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said in a statement. "We've said all along that we wanted to be patient and wait for the right deal, and this is... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Avs get haul for Duchene in blockbuster tradewell as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and lo
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
well as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and long-term future," Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said in a statement. "We've said all along that we wanted to be patient and wait for the right deal, and this is... Read more
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CTV News
Dorion believes Duchene is the top-6 forward to take Sens to the 'next level'a great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his int
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
a great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his interest in Duchene months ago to Colorado GM Joe Sakic. "After a great playoff run last year we feel we've added an elite forward to our group … someone we feel that... Read more
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TSN
Dorion: Duchene can take Sens to 'next level'a great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his int
TSN / Posted 14 days ago
a great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his interest in Duchene months ago to Colorado GM Joe Sakic. "After a great playoff run last year we feel we've added an elite forward to our group … someone we feel that can... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Senators' Duchene gives high praise to Joe Sakic, clears up what relationship was really likeSENATORS’ DUCHENE GIVES HIGH PRAISE TO JOE SAKIC, CLEARS UP WHAT RELATIONSHIP W
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 14 days ago
SENATORS’ DUCHENE GIVES HIGH PRAISE TO JOE SAKIC, CLEARS UP WHAT RELATIONSHIP WAS REALLY LIKE Ottawa Senators forward Matt Duchene had plenty of positive things to say about his former team and GM while being introduced as a Sen, “no such thing as a... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Down Goes Brown Weekend Wrap: Will Senators regret blockbuster deal?to be a certain relief at finally getting something done at all. The situation
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 14 days ago
to be a certain relief at finally getting something done at all. The situation had been dragging for over a year, and GM Joe Sakic had received plenty of criticism over that time for his lack of action. According to reports, his asking price had... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Dorion believes Duchene will take Senators to the 'next level'a great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his int
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 14 days ago
a great day for the Senators franchise," said Dorion, who had expressed his interest in Duchene months ago to Colorado GM Joe Sakic. "After a great playoff run last year we feel we’ve added an elite forward to our group … someone we feel that... Read more
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SportingNews
Matt Duchene trade: Newest Senator chooses sweater No. 9519. Both numbers were significant to Duchene. He wore No. 9 in honor of Rocket
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
19. Both numbers were significant to Duchene. He wore No. 9 in honor of Rocket Richard and 19 in honor of his boyhood idol, Joe Sakic, who later became the general manager who ultimately traded him to the Senators this weekend. "I am a hockey... Read more
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TSN
Johnson: Duchene 'didn't want to be here'Avalanche and do great things here. And he didn’t.” Adrian Dater of BSN Denver
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
Avalanche and do great things here. And he didn’t.” Adrian Dater of BSN Denver reported that Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic told Duchene last December he would grant his trade request but gave him no timeline on a deal. “Obviously, it’s... Read more
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CBS Denver
Avalanche Trade Matt Duchene To SenatorsNEW YORK CITY (CBS4) – Joe Sakic told Matt Duchene to be patient, that the trad
CBS Denver / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK CITY (CBS4) – Joe Sakic told Matt Duchene to be patient, that the trade he asked for would come at some point. It finally did as the Colorado Avalanche traded Duchene to the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night in a pair of deals that also... Read more
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TSN
Avs' Johnson: Duchene 'didn't want to be here'Avalanche and do great things here. And he didn’t.” Adrian Dater of BSN Denver
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
Avalanche and do great things here. And he didn’t.” Adrian Dater of BSN Denver reported that Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic told Duchene last December he would grant his trade request but gave him no timeline on a deal. “Obviously, it’s... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Matt Duchene trade leaves Senators in clear win-now modeJoe Sakic waited and waited. It almost became a running gag – when the Colorad
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
Joe Sakic waited and waited. It almost became a running gag – when the Colorado Avalanche general manager moves his unhappy forward, if he ever finds this mythical deal worth making – could it possibly be worth all the trouble? In a word –... Read more
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CTV News
Senators acquire Duchene, trade Turris in three-way dealwell as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and lo
CTV News / Posted 15 days ago
well as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and long-term future," Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said in a statement. "We've said all along that we wanted to be patient and wait for the right deal, and this is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Senators get Matt Duchene; Predators land Kyle Turrisas well as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
as well as some high draft picks as we continue to build for both the short and long-term future,” Colorado general manager Joe Sakic said. After the deals were completed, Turris signed a six-year, $36 million extension with Nashville through the... Read more
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TSN
How did it come to this with Turris?general manager’s meeting in Buffalo before the NHL Draft in 2016, Dorion intro
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
general manager’s meeting in Buffalo before the NHL Draft in 2016, Dorion introduced himself to Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic. In his first conversation with Sakic, Dorion told him, “If you’d ever like to trade Matt Duchene, please call... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Predators acquire Turris from Ottawa in 3-Team tradeMultiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the P
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Multiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the Predators. Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic had been trying to move Duchene since the trade deadline last season. Duchene has four goals and six assists in 13... Read more
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SportingNews
Winners, losers from the three-team Matt Duchene blockbusterevening blockbuster which required a third team, the Predators, in order to ped
SportingNews / Posted 15 days ago
evening blockbuster which required a third team, the Predators, in order to peddle enough assets to satisfy a can't-fail Joe Sakic and bring to an end this yearlong saga once and for all. Six players changed organizations. Kyle Turris, the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Avalanche trade Matt Duchene to SenatorsMultiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the P
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Multiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the Predators. Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic had been trying to move Duchene since the trade deadline last season. Duchene has four goals and six assists in 13... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Matt Duchene on trade: 'Very strange' to get pulled mid-gameof the Colorado Avalanche and the team drafted him third overall in 2009. Het g
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
of the Colorado Avalanche and the team drafted him third overall in 2009. Het got to play for coach Patrick Roy, president Joe Sakic and with Peter Forsberg for a few games, three of the players who were leaders on the teams Duchene idolized in his... Read more
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Island Packet
Avalanche trade Duchene to Senators, Predators get TurrisShane Bowers, goaltender Andrew Hammond and a 2018 first- and 2019 third-round
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
Shane Bowers, goaltender Andrew Hammond and a 2018 first- and 2019 third-round picks from Ottawa. Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said the Senators first-round pick was top-10 protected. Duchene is signed through 2018-19 at a salary-cap hit of... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Avalanche trade Matt Duchene to SenatorsMultiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the P
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 15 days ago
Multiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the Predators. Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic had been trying to move Duchene since the trade deadline last season. Duchene has four goals and six assists in 13... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
HKN--Duchene Trade,2nd LdShane Bowers, goaltender Andrew Hammond and a 2018 first- and 2019 third-round
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
Shane Bowers, goaltender Andrew Hammond and a 2018 first- and 2019 third-round picks from Ottawa. Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic said the Senators first-round pick was top-10 protected. Duchene is signed through 2018-19 at a salary-cap hit of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Avalanche trade Matt Duchene to SenatorsMultiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the P
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
Multiple reports indicated the Senators are trading center Kyle Turris to the Predators. Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic had been trying to move Duchene since the trade deadline last season. Duchene has four goals and six assists in 13... Read more
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TSN
Duchene traded to Senators in massive three-team dealbut he showed up and put up 10 points in his final 13 full games with the Avs.
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
but he showed up and put up 10 points in his final 13 full games with the Avs. The Avalanche, meanwhile, received the haul Joe Sakic was holding out for. Not only did Colorado end up with a draft pick in each of the first three rounds, but also two... Read more
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SportingNews
Matt Duchene trade: Turris' contract may have stopped deal with Avalanche, Senators, Predatorspursuit of the Avalanche centre dates back two seasons. In November 2015, Drege
SportingNews / Posted 16 days ago
pursuit of the Avalanche centre dates back two seasons. In November 2015, Dreger first reported Colorado general manager Joe Sakic called upon Ottawa general manager Bryan Murray to gauge Senators’ interest in a possible deal involving Duchene.... Read more
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SportingNews
Matt Duchene rumors: Senators, Predators, Avs broke off three-team trade discussionsThat is no longer the case. Behind the scenes, the Senators and Predators had
SportingNews / Posted 17 days ago
That is no longer the case. Behind the scenes, the Senators and Predators had been negotiating with Avs general manager Joe Sakic about a rare three-team trade which would have sent Duchene to Ottawa, TSN's Darren Dreger first reported Friday.... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL Rumour Roundup: Will slow starts push teams into the trade market?Denver’s Adrian Dater, none of the offers that have been made to this point hav
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 18 days ago
Denver’s Adrian Dater, none of the offers that have been made to this point have been good enough to make general manager Joe Sakic pull the trigger. In late October, Friedman mentioned on Hockey Night in Canada that there was a sense frustration... Read more
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