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03 Aug 2015 01:32:52
mtl- emelin

dal- hemsky

mtl- hemsky-eller-delarose 1st conditional if skinner play 65 game and score 20 goal if not a 3rd


habs sign erhoff 2y/7M

02 Aug 2015 14:39:33

Eller and 2016 5th round pick for
Marcus Johansson


Tyler Johnson and Andrej Sustr for

Plekanec, Emelin, 2016 1st round pick and conditional 2017 5th round pick

Smith Pelly-Mitchell-Weise


Montreal free up some cap space and get better players in exchange!

02 Aug 2015 17:03:34
So. what does tampa get that they want from that deal?

02 Aug 2015 18:08:29
Not enough for Johnson alone. Do you really think they would break up the triplets for Plekanec, a cap dump who they don't need and a late 1st? I don't think so.

02 Aug 2015 18:09:08
Okay, you had your wet fun, now wake up.

Srsly, you cannot believe that this even gets you half a leg of Johnson.

02 Aug 2015 18:14:15
If Montreal is getting cap space and the better players, how is this good for the other teams involved?

02 Aug 2015 18:18:14
Johansson is worth a lot more than just an ok bottom 6 forward and a trash pick, Washington declines

02 Aug 2015 18:25:46
Jo could get more and that 2nd trade doesn't make any sense for Tampa

03 Aug 2015 00:27:11
I think people are misinterpreting your mtl/TB trade. You're trying to make TB worse, right?

03 Aug 2015 02:56:43
Habs can do better than those offers

03 Aug 2015 05:27:07
Wow. This is so bad, way off

03 Aug 2015 05:36:48
Johnson. nothing special. Be Ok. For a few years

03 Aug 2015 07:43:47
Laughable, Johnson is not going anywhere

03 Aug 2015 09:22:02
"habs can do better than those offers" Ya, no, they can't.

03 Aug 2015 10:43:00
Hahaha love it I would take the tyler deal and run with it and ask for a sex on the beach to the near playa bar in tampa!
And raise my glass over and say out loud how much we went rob the robber on the bolt team!

03 Aug 2015 13:14:38
Believe it or not Johnson has the same value than Eller and Sustr is less than Emelin. So if Tampa got Emelin, they'd trade him away to Dallas or something for a prospect and free up some cap space. Then they'd sign Eller at like around 1 million$ and that frees up even more space to sign Stamkos. And the Canadiens free up some cap space and get even better players. GET IT!!

31 Jul 2015 22:51:59
I've been reading a lot of these trades recently over the past week and thought I'd tweak them so that it works out for the teams listed below:


ARI: Doan (35% ret) + Chipchura

WSH: Laich + 2016 2nd & 2016 5th round picks.

This trade gives the Coyotes a good pick to help the rebuild plus a nice veteran to replace the ones they lose. It also gives their longtime franchise face Doan a chance to win the cup in what is his final season. The Chipchura addition will make sense in a couple of trades.


MTR: Emelin + 2016 conditional 4th round pick

PIT: Kunitz

This trade helps bolster Montreal's scoring and helps them get rid of Emelin's contract. This trade helps Pittsburgh since Kunitz has fallen down the depth chart and they need some help on the defensive side because of their youth on D. The condition is that if Emelin plays less than 50 games (due to injury) then the pick becomes a 3rd in 2016.


MTR: DD (750 K ret)

WSH: Orlov

Orlov helps replace the hole left on the Canadiens blue line by Emelin, and the Caps acquire a good 3rd line centre to play most likely with Burakovsky and Doan. The Canadiens retain a little so that the Caps can fit DD into their cap while also resigning Johansson.


DAL: Jordie Benn + 2016 6th rounder

WSH: Kyle Chipchura

This trade is minor but could help Dallas make the playoffs. Chipchura is a good player on the 4th line, he's real gritty and plays with energy, similar to Vern Fiddler. This gives Dallas a better bottom 6. The Caps get a guy who can be a 3rd pairing D-Man or 7th defenseman for them replacing the hole that Orlov left at a much cheaper price and playing with either Stanton or Schmidt. If the Stars are unwilling to to trade Jordie because it might upset Jamie then he could be switched with Oleksiak since he has been a dissapointment and hasn't been able to land a job full time in Dallas, he'll have a good chance in WSH since the spot is open with not many ready candidates.

I made sure that all of these trades would fit within the cap (they do!) before I decided to post them so all of these trades are plausible.

Thoughts or changes to the trades are appreciated.

01 Aug 2015 06:20:56
I posted a similar trade for Doan. I like the idea of him going to Caps for Laich & a 2nd + late pick.
No from pens
Caps don't need DD, no thanks
Not sure if Dallas would move Jordie Benn for that, it might make Jamie Benn upset

01 Aug 2015 08:26:13
@BJ96 I thought the Caps would need DD to help bolster their bottom 6 scoring depth. Because as it stands the Capitals forward lineup looks like this:

OV - Backstrom - Oshie
Jojo - Kuz - 7
Burakovsky - Laich/Beagle - Beagle/Wilson
Chimera - Laata - Beagle/Wilson

That is a solid top 6, but a pretty sad bottom 6 which pretty much features players who should all,be on the 4th line, with the exception of Burakovsky.

I would say DD is better than Laich contract wise and playing wise and he could help Burakovsky score more.

And with these trades wouldn't the Caps forwards look much better as this:
OV - Back - Oshie
Jojo - Kuz - Game 7
Burakovsky - DD - Doan
Chimera - Beagle - Wilson
Ex: Laata

01 Aug 2015 08:47:21
Oh just realized I forgot something to the MTR - PIT trade. My trade should have been:

MTR: Emelin + DSP + Conditional 2016 4th round pick.

PIT: Kunitz + 2016 5th round pick

01 Aug 2015 12:47:53
Dallas is low on defense as it is so they prob won't trade a dman for a forward

02 Aug 2015 03:16:11
@Kingslover. That's true I never realized that. However not sure DD is a good 3rd line C. He's more of a 2nd line C on a weak offense.

03 Aug 2015 02:57:42
Caps need to add, maybe 2nd rounder

31 Jul 2015 12:43:14
Mon: emelin

Wash: riley barber

Is it fehr?

31 Jul 2015 14:07:42
It's not Eric Fehr it's Alexei Emelin.

31 Jul 2015 20:19:13
Its a joke dude since eric fehr is an ex cap! I would have say is it fair

31 Jul 2015 20:32:42
@MTLfinest, I got your joke lol, anyways about the trade, not sure if Caps need Emelin, also not sure who Barber is all I know is he was drafted late a few years ago so value is probably close.

31 Jul 2015 21:10:04
Caps don't need him and definitely not his salary

31 Jul 2015 06:12:11
Few Randy trades. I think these trades help all teams.


Oilers trade Leon Draisaitl, Teddy Purcell & 2016 4th

Leafs trade James Van Riemsdyk & Matt Frattin



Flames trade Dennis Wideman, Morgan Klimchuk & Tyler Wotherspoon

Jets trade Dustin Byfuglien & 2016 3rd



Canadiens trade Nikita Scherbak, Jacob De Larose, Tom Gilbert & Conditional 2016 2nd (Condition - The Earlier of the MTL&MIN 2nd round draft picks)

Hurricanes trade Eric Staal (25% retained)



Canucks trade Dan Hamhuis & 2016 4th

Avalanche trade Duncan Siemens & 2016 1st



Coyotes trade Shane Doan

Caps trade Brooks Laich, 2016 2nd & 2016 4th


31 Jul 2015 09:17:18
Oilers and Avs say no

31 Jul 2015 12:29:35
Montreal say no

31 Jul 2015 15:08:24
Poor Oilers, poor Flames, poor Avalanche

31 Jul 2015 15:48:19
I like the last trade but for the rest AVS say no. Montreal says no and WIN and CGY both say no. There is no need for byfuglien in CGY. And as a leafs fan I'd like the EDM/TOR trade for Toronto.

31 Jul 2015 15:54:56
How many times is this needed to be said, IF the Oilers are trading Leon (or Hall, Eberle, Yak) it is not for another winger!! Their need is D men.

31 Jul 2015 20:42:53
Current events bro, with CGY acquiring Hamilton, they really don't need big But. Nor could they afford him with Gio about to sign a big contract.

31 Jul 2015 22:41:05
Montreal would have to have Desharnais going to Carolina and then take De La Rose out. Then that would work

01 Aug 2015 08:19:10
Leaf99 you don't know what your talking about This trade is just not fair for a guy who going to be a free agent at the end of the season

30 Jul 2015 23:27:17
Mon: galchenyuk and a first


Colombus: johansen, 2nd that pick become a 1st if galchenyuk score more then 70 point This season

31 Jul 2015 05:23:17
Hahahaha Columbus says no.

31 Jul 2015 05:25:55
Why wouldn't they just keep Johansen?

31 Jul 2015 05:54:47
thats hilarious. keep doing you montrealfinest.

31 Jul 2015 12:39:46
Ahaha Shankar just commenting again and again without even posting anything tipycal leaf fan!

This post is fair!
If galchenyuk make more point then johansen i'm going to have the last laft!

Why make This trade simple for montreal they need to win Now and johansen have proven that he can be a number 1 center!

Now for Colombus :

They get a much younger centerman
Who could get the same point then jo that's the gamble!
Plus they get a 1 st

Now we won't trade galchenyuk for Toronto scrap ex kadri bozak etc.
Or philies schenn brothers or couturieryou got to be real Now! If chucky get trade is for an important offense piece

31 Jul 2015 13:29:52
Usually teams don't sign a guy then immediately trade him

31 Jul 2015 14:10:12
@Montrealfinest. What's your point? Half the accounts on here don't post trade rumours nothing wrong with that. I'd rather see no trades then trades like these. RJ has more value and is better then Galchenyuk and why would both teams add 1st round picks? Odds are Habs pick will be later so easy easy no from CBJ.

31 Jul 2015 15:11:05
Much younger? It's 1.5 years and Johansen is still super young at 23. It's a bs proposal. Johansen's ceiling is at least as high if not higher while he's already proven a lot more.

31 Jul 2015 15:58:22
This deal is fair?? Wow man. This is so off. Columbus says NO! Johansen is 5 times better than Galchenyuk right now. It's not even in the same ball park.
It would have to be Galchenyuk and a 1st and the first would have to be damn well guaranteed to be like top10/15 for Johansen with no pick. And Columbus still hesitates and says no.

31 Jul 2015 19:42:28
This may be the STUPIDEST trade I've ever seen! You expect Columbus to trade the best scorer they've ever had (I'm including Nash, Jo is better) in exchange for some kid who hasn't been able to show off any of his potential as well as a late first. Also you have Columbus throw in a pick as if the deal was unfair for Montreal. And no need to put in that condition about him hitting 70 points next season since he won't.

Do you seriously think this is fair? Columbus trading a guy who has scored over 63 points (71 last year) in each of his last two seasons as well as reaching the 25 goal plateau both years (33 in 2014) in exchange for a player who hasn't even hit 50 points (48 last year, 80 games) and just barely made the 20 goal plateau?!

I agree that Galchenyuk has a lot of skill and potential and he could become a star someday, but why would a team (Columbus) trade for a guy who MAY become a star in the league, in exchange for a guy who has already become a star in this league and isn't even close to hitting his potential ceiling (Johansen).

Johansen is going to be one of the leagues highest scorers for probably the next decade, while that may not ever happen for Galchenyuk. That's my final reason why this trade ain't fair.

31 Jul 2015 22:17:59
I wrote the post before chucky signing by the way!

31 Jul 2015 22:50:49
Montreal finest no offence but Columbus would not definitely not do that

03 Aug 2015 03:05:01
Don't think either team would make that trade at this stage of their careers


30 Jul 2015 20:27:23
Dallas: Alexei Emelin
MTL: Ales Hemsky

Provides defence for Dallas
Provides more scoring for MTL

02 Aug 2015 05:32:35
Habs pass

03 Aug 2015 03:07:04
Habs better off getting a draft pick from any round rather than the underwhelming Hemsky and his bloated contract.
at least Semin is 1 year @ $1M

30 Jul 2015 20:26:45
mtl- emelin

pitt- dupuis

30 Jul 2015 18:32:42
if that rumor of emelin goijng to dallas is true how about

mtl- emelin-delarose-4th pick

dal- nemeth-hemsky

03 Aug 2015 03:11:16
fair enough deal, but Habs already have enough wingers on one-way deals, they wuld need to trade one them to make (cap & roster) space

30 Jul 2015 16:49:20
A few trades by Toronto


Sharks:stalock and 2016 3rd

Gives sharks an upgrade in net to give jones computation for the starting job and the leafs a pick with a decent backup goalie.

Leafs: sharks 3rd 2016 and a 4th round pick 2016

Canaidans: fucal

This adds to Toronto's almost bare goaltending prospect depth chart.while giving Montreal 2 decent picks. Fucal's value is also low do to his under achieving season this year


Det:Mantha, Oulette and a 2016 1st or 2nd round pick

This gives Toronto 2 very good prospect with high potential to be impact players along with a pick. This gives Detroit a hard working first line winger with upside entering his prime on a great contract.

30 Jul 2015 17:29:21
Only one that's somewhat realistic is the jvr one. The rest favour the leafs.

30 Jul 2015 19:05:59
I feel that with Bernier going to arbitration, he'll be dealt and reimer will be kept for the rest of the "rebuild phase". since the plan is to tank for at least another 2 seasons.

Not a terrible trade for Jvr, but he's actually one piece that might fit the future of the leafs.

31 Jul 2015 03:10:59
Yah I would say Bernier is as good as gone. As for JVR I believe he is the future captain of the Leafs if they move Phaneuf.

31 Jul 2015 15:12:59
Surprisingly they all favor the Leafs big time. Who woulda thought that?!

03 Aug 2015 03:13:19
Habs pass, unless Leafs make it a 1st rounder

29 Jul 2015 23:17:13
Tor= kadri

Mon=Eller Del La Rose and fucal +4th




Gives Montreal a very good young 2nd line center with upside while opening up space to move galchenyuk to center.

03 Aug 2015 03:14:45
Habs will pass on Kadri no matter what they might have to give

29 Jul 2015 22:22:22
Mtl: Emelin, Mitchell, Hudon
Dal: Oleksiak, fiddler, 3rd

Mtl: Gilbert
Chi: Nordstrom, 4th

Mtl: Desharnais, De La Rose
Van: Higgins, Gaunce, 7th

Galley can finally play centre, Higgins will be his 2nd line replacement and we dumped our D for picks prospects


30 Jul 2015 10:47:48
1st trade - I think that Montréal will want to keep Mitchell since they signed him to that deal at the start of free agency, plus Hudon is one of their top prospects so I don't see the Habs just throwing away talent like that for a D-Man that can't crack the Stars lineup, a 4th line centre, and a 3rd round pick.

2nd trade - The second trade would end up putting Chicago over the cap.

3rd trade - Higgins is coming off an abysmal season points wise and looked worn out by the end of the season. Montréal giving away a good top 9 playmaker and a good prospect in exchange for a washed up player and an above average prospect? Doesn't seem fair to me.

29 Jul 2015 22:09:53
Trade between Montreal and Edmonton
Mon=del la rose fucal/Tinordy and smith pelly

Edm= yakupov

29 Jul 2015 21:53:15

Skinner is getting traded so how about this

Bournival, Fucale and emelin and a 2nd in 2016

for skinner and a 5th

03 Aug 2015 03:16:56
Canes need to add a 5th rounder to make it even

29 Jul 2015 21:40:46
Trade between Toronto and Montreal


Mon= Del la Rose,smith pelly,fucal and a 1st 2016

Montreal gets a great player on an amazing contact. Leafs get a great prospect in del le rose who could replace him in the future. They get a good goalie prospect in a very thin pool. They get smith pelly to be a good role player to grow with the team and a 1st in 2016.

29 Jul 2015 21:58:35
EASY,EASY no from the Leafs.

JVR= Great contract goes to the net, and can score.

De La Rose= Idk, maybe like a 2nd/3rd liner at BEST?
Smit Pelly= 4th Liner
Fucale= Possible NHL backup
And a late 1st.

JVR can fetch more.

29 Jul 2015 23:00:47
The Leafs won't trade JVR in the division. Plus JVR plays LW and the Habs have Pacioretty for their top-line

29 Jul 2015 23:35:08
DLR sherbak fucal 1st.

no less, division rivals. mtl gets the best player in the deal, 1st would be late.

03 Aug 2015 03:18:57
that's a lot for JVR, maybe Leafs need to include a 5th rounder

28 Jul 2015 22:58:01
I posted a trade proposal yesterday and think that the value wasn't that fair so i'll give it another shot but it'll only be one trade. It's just an idea so maybe it's fair maybe it's not


Mtl : Fucale, De la rose, Emelin, Desharnais (cap dumps), 1st round pick 2017

Car: Skinner

Breakdown :
Carolina has roughly 11 millions in cap space so they can take on ~1,8 millions.
Fucale is a good goalie prospect while he isn't the best but still could be a starter someday, while De la rose could be a great 3rd line center for Carolina at only 20 and he has the potential to become a 2nd line C/RW. Montreal gets a top 6 left winger and get rid of DD, Emelin and shed some salary, while skinner could become a 70 points/year player if he's able to get back to his game. The price can seem steep, but the habs could get back some picks if they trade gilbert at the deadline or if they elect that hudon can replace pleky and decide to trade him.

28 Jul 2015 22:04:37
Been seeing a lot of Emelin to Dallas rumours so here's an idea

To Dal: Alexei Emelin, Zach Fucale and Charles Hudon

To Mtl: Ales Hemsky, Jamie Oleksiak, Colton Scevior and a 3rd

29 Jul 2015 16:31:51
No from habs.

Oleksiak is the only piece that Montreal might look at but habs have enough defence men and Montreals forward pool of full and there is no room for Hemsky and Sceviour.

Not worth giving up promising Hudon.

28 Jul 2015 20:06:48
This will never happen as TBL and MTL are in the same division but just for the fun of it.

TBL has only 23 million in cap space next year with 7 roster spots to fill. Stamkos will take around 12 million to resign and Kucherov will be asking for around 6 million and killorn will be wanting around 3-4 million. The next year after that TBL will have to resign Palat, Drouin, Johnson, Hedman & Bishop. So why not shed 12 million and get a great return and not have to trade your young key players.

MTL: Stamkos
TBL: Plekanec + Beaulieu + DLR + 1st 2016 + 1st 2017 + 2nd 2016

Is that a fair deal?

TBL shed at least 6 million in cap next season.

Then MTL gets rid of DD.

Patches Stamkos Semin
Hudon Galchenyuk Gallagher
Kassian Eller Weise
Thomas Mitchell DSP

Markov Subban
Emelin Petry
Gilbert Patreyn

Price Tokarski

28 Jul 2015 21:40:54
What a joke

28 Jul 2015 21:42:19
Wow with those new assets Tampa is guaranteed to win the cup!

28 Jul 2015 21:44:16
3 Natural goal scorers in one line? Who would set em up?

28 Jul 2015 22:25:47
stammer would cost both gallys and a couple firsts minimum

28 Jul 2015 22:40:13
Hate to break it to you but Kucherov won't get 6 on a bridge deal.

29 Jul 2015 01:15:57
I'd way rather have Stamkos then that. If he were to be traded, which he won't, it would be Patches, Gallagher, Beaulieu & a 1st or 2

29 Jul 2015 02:06:53

29 Jul 2015 02:35:53
Stamkos is the face Tamapas future

29 Jul 2015 07:18:49
Yeah. no, I don't think so.
TB would receive 20+ better offers than this bs.
Try starting with Pacioretty, Galchenyuk, Scherbak and some 1sts. That might make Yzerman pick up the phone to tell you you're still miles off.

29 Jul 2015 23:40:18
montreal won't trade patchs if they trade for stammer

gal, gal, 1st, 1st.


gal, gal, 1st, sherbak

both seem fair to me.

30 Jul 2015 03:39:26
He's not Gretzky.

28 Jul 2015 19:43:08
mtl- emelin-bournival

pit- dupuis

mtl- beaulieu-eller-2nd pick 2016

van- hamuis


gilbert or tinordi-patteryn

28 Jul 2015 18:10:26

pitt- dupuis

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