Waiver pickups and minor trades

There have been four waiver pickups and a pair of minor trades. -Toronto picks up Martin Gerber off waivers from Ottawa and defenseman Eric Reitz from New York. -The Dallas Stars have picked up Brendan Morrison off waivers from Anaheim. -The Pittsburgh Penguins have picked up Craig Adams off waivers from Chicago The Buffalo Sabres have acquired goaltending insurance by picking up Mikael Tellqvist from Phoenix for a 4th round…

March 4, 2009

We have a trade.

TSN is reporting that the Penguins have found a winger Sidney Crosby by trading defenseman Ryan Whitney to the Ducks for winger Chris Kunitz and prospect LW Eric Tangradi, who was a second round draft pick in 2007. This trade is most interesting from the Ducks point of view.  The Ducks were able to make this trade largely because of the development of Bobby Ryan who has proven himself to…

February 26, 2009