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Sabres Target Jake Gardiner, the Canadiens and Eberle. Isles and Varly.

June 1, 2019 - 10:49 AM ET

Start here today....more on Game 3 later on... But first some rumors... On Jake Gardiner... I am hearing the Sabres as the most likely landing spot for Jake Gardiner...Personally I see this as the perfect landing spot for Gardiner.. Habs and Eberle...(e4+) This one keeps developing ,...

Marleau back to San Jose Possible.

June 2, 2019 - 1:36 PM ET

Hearing a lot of chatter right now. Stay tuned....

The One Trend the Blues Have Going For Them...Mon's Buzzcast

June 3, 2019 - 1:36 PM ET

Traveling today and I will post a blog prior to game 4, But a quick thought... When you look at history, the winner of game 4 in the Cup Final tends to go on and win the series...It just makes sense... The Blues have one BIG stat going for them When teams lose by 4 or more goals in the th...

Flyers Get Rights to Kevin Hayes from Jets

June 3, 2019 - 8:58 PM ET

Hayes to Flyers for a 5th round pick. I have been saying the Flyers were very strong on Hayes and this is not a surprise.....I fully expect the Flyers will be signing Hayes pretty quickly here... More to come...

Blues tie it, Hayes deal kicks off fun, Other rights in play?

June 4, 2019 - 11:20 AM ET

Starting here today... What a game... Game 4, like Game 2...was one for the ages. Here are some Ek's Factors... * The Bruins have won two games relatively convincingly in this series, while the Blues have been forced to battle like crazy to survive their 2 wins. * That being said, we...

Kessel & Marleau Speculation. Chara Broken Jaw..Grzelcyk back?

June 5, 2019 - 12:44 PM ET

Quick hit to start your day. On Kessel... The Sharks have talked to the Penguins about Kessel...San Jose is expected to be a very interesting team to watch this July 1. I am also hearing the Wild are still very much interested in Kessel and there is some small chance that Phil could end up...

Kadri Talks Heating Up Tonight With....

June 5, 2019 - 8:12 PM ET

Connecting Hall, Skinner, Sabres...Karlsson, Chara Skates & More,Thu's Buzz

June 6, 2019 - 10:56 AM ET

Updated Today on the Rumor Chart: Zuccarello, Skinner, Karlsson, Hall, Kadri, and Duchene CLICK HERE Looking for info between blogs or when the next blog is coming? CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW ME ON Facebook. CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE. Chara takes...

Latest on Duchene, Zuccarello, Panarin and Lee...

June 6, 2019 - 5:25 PM ET

Quick Rumor Update this Afternoon... On Panarin... I am hearing rumors of Florida sending a 2nd round pick to Columbus fro Panarin's rights...stay tuned... On Duchene... The Preds have a definite leg up....But the Islanders are once again involved...I think Duchene to the Islanders has a...

Was it a Penalty? Here is Why it Wasn't Called.

June 7, 2019 - 6:59 AM ET

In case you missed it.... Bozak trips Acciari, play continues and David Perron scores to make it 2-0 STL from r/hockey It was a trip...no question. However, in my opinion, watching it live, I felt Acciari helped it a little too much...The leg that wasn't tripped went flying through the ai...

Talk Surrounding Panarin and Bob's Rights...

June 8, 2019 - 1:32 PM ET

Hearing a ton of chatter that both players rights could be moved as early as today...Hearing Florida, The Islanders and Vancouver......

Will the Blues Do it? Why All That is Involved Makes it Crazy Tough

June 9, 2019 - 2:38 PM ET

If you are hockey fan you have dreamt of a day like this. A day when you wake up with your team a single victory from a Stanley Cup. If you are Blues ticket holder today must be one of the most crazy and exciting days EVER. I know there are many of you out there, including myself, who have nev...

Game 7 on Weds, rumor world getting CRAZY, Buzzcast at 4:30

June 10, 2019 - 10:47 AM ET

Quick update this morning...full out rumor chart update next because I can't even begin to remember a CRAZIER rumor season shaping up. One Assistant GM called it "Bedlam!" And then there is a little matter of a Cup... Thoughts on last night.. *This is what makes the Bruins so great. They...

Montreal Playing Major Role in Rumor Mill. Here are 4 Possibles; Tues Buzz

June 10, 2019 - 4:15 PM ET

Updated Today on the Rumor Chart: Zaitsev, Duchene, Trouba, Nyquist, Panarin, Nylander, Lee, Karlsson, Kadri, Hayes, Taylor Hall, Gardiner, Filppula, Eberle, Dzingel, Bobrovsk CLICK HERE Looking for info between blogs or when the next blog is coming? CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW ME ON Facebook. CL...

Kreider to CGY? Lehner Deadline? Leafs talk Nylander deal with...Tues Buzz

June 11, 2019 - 12:04 PM ET

Quick hits to start...more in the 3pm hour... I am hearing the Rangers and Flames are deep in discussions on a blockbuster that would send Kreider to the FLames for TBD.... The Leafs may be closing in on a deal that would send Nylander + to Anaheim for a "top flight D man and more..." Also....

EXACTLY What will Happen in Game 7. Keys and Return of The Ek's Factors

June 12, 2019 - 10:46 AM ET

From tomorrow, through the rest of the summer we will be going hardcore rumors 24/7 as we get ready for what will be THE MOST CRAZY draft/trades/UFA/RFA Summer EVER. But for now...we have the rarest of rares to talk about...Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final… First the keys to tonight...followe...

PLAY GLORIA! The BLUES WIN THE CUP!

June 12, 2019 - 10:50 PM ET

Congrats to the Blues and all of their fans! Back with more on this later!...

Marleau/Nylander, Kessel, Hayes, Kadri for Gostisbehere?

June 13, 2019 - 11:31 AM ET

Start here today. The Cup has been handed out and The Blues and people of St Louis deserve all the fun that follows...and I would love to talk more about that, but the NHL Schedule has truly been compressed by the Cup not being handed out until June 12th and the NHL Draft, one of the busi...

Caps trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas; Buzzcast at 11am

June 14, 2019 - 9:02 AM ET

Pierre Lebrun is saying the Flyers will retain 30% of Gudas salary More coming on the Buzzcast at 11am On TuneIn Radio Listen to the HockeyBuzzcast w/@Eklund @sportsology & @MikeInBuffalo on iTunes (https://t.co/yXakLaiyRy) & Tune In (https://t.co/O3Em8BtZ6W)— Michael Augello (@Mi...

Isles Extend Eberle, Duchene, NYR?, Jackets, Sharks, Fri's Buzz

June 14, 2019 - 10:58 AM ET

Start here today... It's a crazy Friday! We are one week out of the draft.... I have updated a bunch on the rumor chart... Quick hits today...just the meat... On Matt Duchene... The Canadiens are getting in...per a source "BIG TIME" (e4) Nashville is probably still considered the favor...

Flyers Place MacDonald on Waivers (to buy out) Phaneuf Buyout. Rumors

June 15, 2019 - 12:11 PM ET

Start here today... The Flyers have placed Andrew MacDonald on conditional waivers with the intent to buy him out...I am talking to a bunch of sources and will have more rumor updates coming up soon...as well as more buyouts to come... The Kings have bought out the final 2 years of Dion Phaneu...

Teams Threatening to Offer Sheet Marner In Hopes of a Trade...

June 15, 2019 - 4:59 PM ET

Just talked to a source and there are at least three teams who will tell you they are at least exploring the option of an offer sheet for Mitch Marner...but honestly, how realistic is such a possibility? Marner is a great young player, but he is worth nowhere near the money being thrown around and...

Hawks add Maatta to blueline

June 15, 2019 - 8:14 PM ET

The Hawks have a pair of young blueliner prospects in Adam Boqvist and Henri Jokiharju that they may feel need more time, which may have led them to deal with Pittsburgh for Olli Maatta. Maatta has had injury problems, but is still 24 years old and has term left at just over $4 Million per season....