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21-12-2003 Adam Graves reaches a milestone !
Adam Graves(DET) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by James Wisniewski. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Canada, Adam Graves was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 1086 NHL games during his career, notching 319 goals and adding 281 assists along with 1195 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 15 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 5+1=6 with 2 PIM.


21-12-2003 Chris Phillips injured.
Chris Phillips (OTT) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Derian Hatcher (CBS). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. I hit a bad patch of ice, and it's not the first time that's happened here. The league should do something about this Arena, he said to the press.

21-12-2003 Media attacks the Toronto Maple Leafs
The media is disappointed by the team's 20 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Félix and headcoach Pat Quinn

20-12-2003 Martin Gelinas reaches a milestone !
Martin Gelinas(CAR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils. It is just part of my job, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Martin Gelinas was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1988 entry draft. He has appeared in 938 NHL games during his career, notching 243 goals and adding 257 assists along with 595 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 32 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 11+6=17 with 4 PIM.


20-12-2003 Media criticises the St. Louis Blues
It isn't the happiest time for the St. Louis Blues as they are on a 5 game winless streak. St. Louis Blues coach Joel Quenneville had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

19-12-2003 Media attacks the Toronto Maple Leafs
The media is disappointed by the team's 19 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Félix and headcoach Pat Quinn

16-12-2003 Media praises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are flying high with a 6 game undefeated streak. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Greene commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

15-12-2003 Rob Blake reaches a milestone !
Rob Blake(CAR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Alexander Steen. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Rob Blake was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 1988 entry draft. He has appeared in 789 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 342 assists along with 1083 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 29 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 5+15=20 with 8 PIM.


15-12-2003 Alexei Kovalev reaches a milestone !
Alexei Kovalev(PIT) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Colby Armstrong. That's one for the books, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Russia, Alexei Kovalev was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 736 NHL games during his career, notching 261 goals and adding 339 assists along with 690 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 11+17=28 with 0 PIM.


14-12-2003 Player of the week: Martin St. Louis (R)
NHL has awarded Martin St. Louis (R) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Martin St. Louis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 259 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 92 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 17+12=29 with 4 PIM.


14-12-2003 Media glorifies the Tampa Bay Lightning
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Gaumond and headcoach Steve Ludzik

13-12-2003 Media glorifies the Chicago Blackhawks
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Marc and headcoach Alpo Suhonen

11-12-2003 Slava Kozlov released.
Buffalo Sabres released Slava Kozlov to free agency.

11-12-2003 EDM-LA trade
Edmonton Oilers traded EDM's round 3 pick in 2004 to Los Angeles Kings for Mattias Norstrom

A native of Sweden, Mattias Norstrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 561 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 110 assists along with 392 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 30 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 4 PIM.


11-12-2003 MTL-MIN trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Michael Ryder to Minnesota Wild for FLA's round 3 pick in 2004

11-12-2003 SJ-VAN trade
San Jose Sharks traded Miikka Kiprusoff to Vancouver Canucks for Peter Skudra and MTL's round 1 pick in 2005

A native of Latvia, Peter Skudra, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 100 NHL games during his career, booking 4 career shutouts and allowing 225 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.

A native of Finland, Miikka Kiprusoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 45 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 138 goals. The 28 year old goaltender has played 22 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, allowing 68 goals on 608 while booking 1 shutouts.


11-12-2003 Adam Graves claimed off waivers.
Detroit Red Wings claimed Adam Graves, who had been with Chicago Blackhawks, off waivers.

8-12-2003 Jason Arnott injured.
Jason Arnott (VAN) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Paul Mara (PHO). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I'd like to play as soon as I can but I think the doctors are going to tell me to rest for a while now, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

8-12-2003 Media attacks the Toronto Maple Leafs
The media is disappointed by the team's 15 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Félix and headcoach Pat Quinn

7-12-2003 Player of the week: Mario Lemieux (C)
NHL has awarded Mario Lemieux (C) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Mario Lemieux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 890 NHL games during his career, notching 713 goals and adding 989 assists along with 761 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 27 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 16+15=31 with 2 PIM.


7-12-2003 Peter Forsberg reaches a milestone !
Peter Forsberg(COL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by R.J. Umberger. When you come to play, good things happen, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Sweden, Peter Forsberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 493 NHL games during his career, notching 180 goals and adding 420 assists along with 452 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 27 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 11+9=20 with 8 PIM.


7-12-2003 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are spinning in a 10 game winless streak. Detroit Red Wings right wing Jarkko Ruutu commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

7-12-2003 Media praises the Pittsburgh Penguins
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Pittsburgh Penguins coach Ivan Hlinka after today's game against the Buffalo Sabres. This brings their current streak to 7 games undefeated.

6-12-2003 Media criticises the Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are stumbling in a 9 game winless streak. Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jason Strudwick commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

5-12-2003 Mario Lemieux reaches a milestone !
Mario Lemieux(PIT) scored the 1700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Erik Christensen. When you come to play, good things happen, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Canada, Mario Lemieux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 888 NHL games during his career, notching 713 goals and adding 987 assists along with 761 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 25 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 16+13=29 with 2 PIM.


4-12-2003 Media attacks the Phoenix Coyotes
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Marc and headcoach Bob Francis

3-12-2003 Media criticises the Phoenix Coyotes
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Phoenix Coyotes coach Bob Francis after today's game against the Edmonton Oilers. The Phoenix Coyotes have now a 9 game winless streak.

3-12-2003 Teemu Selanne reaches a milestone !
Teemu Selanne(NYI) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Dmitry Yushkevich. That's one for the books, he said with a wink.

A native of Finland, Teemu Selanne was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1988 entry draft. He has appeared in 743 NHL games during his career, notching 423 goals and adding 477 assists along with 235 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 24 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 12+10=22 with 0 PIM.


3-12-2003 Media glorifies the Pittsburgh Penguins
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Jean-Louis and headcoach Ivan Hlinka

1-12-2003 Teppo Numminen claimed off waivers.
Buffalo Sabres claimed Teppo Numminen, who had been with Phoenix Coyotes, off waivers.

1-12-2003 BOS-MTL trade
Boston Bruins traded BOS's round 5 pick in 2004 and VAN's round 2 pick in 2006 to Montreal Canadiens for MTL's round 5 pick in 2004

1-12-2003 BOS-MTL trade
Boston Bruins traded MTL's round 5 pick in 2004 to Montreal Canadiens for BOS's round 5 pick in 2004

30-11-2003 Player of the week: Eric Lindros (R)
NHL has awarded Eric Lindros (R) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Eric Lindros was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 593 NHL games during his career, notching 352 goals and adding 428 assists along with 960 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 25 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 19+13=32 with 4 PIM.


1-12-2003 Player of the month: Jaromir Jagr (R)
NHL has awarded Jaromir Jagr (R) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Month He registered 12 goals and 11 assists for 23 points in 12 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 876 NHL games during his career, notching 486 goals and adding 690 assists along with 601 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 24 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 20+20=40 with 0 PIM.


1-12-2003 Rookie of the month: Colby Armstrong (R)
NHL has awarded Colby Armstrong (R) of Pittsburgh Penguins as Rookie Of The Month He registered 8 goals and 4 assists for 12 points in 13 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Colby Armstrong was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 23 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 6 assists along with 5 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 12+6=18 with 5 PIM.


29-11-2003 League suspends Corey Sarich
The league board has suspended Florida Panthers player Corey Sarich for 7 games for injuring Jeff O'Neill of Carolina Hurricanes.

29-11-2003 Jeff O'Neill injured.
Jeff O'Neill (CAR) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Corey Sarich (FLA). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. I still can't believe that something this awfull just happened, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

29-11-2003 Media criticises the Columbus Blue Jackets
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Columbus Blue Jackets after a dreadful 25 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Derian Hatcher openly. Doug MacLean has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

28-11-2003 Mark Recchi reaches a milestone !
Mark Recchi(VAN) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Jason Arnott. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Mark Recchi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round of the 1988 entry draft. He has appeared in 1036 NHL games during his career, notching 422 goals and adding 678 assists along with 654 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 24 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 8+13=21 with 0 PIM.


27-11-2003 Phil Housley injured.
Phil Housley (CHI) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Scott Walker (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he commented from the trainers bench.

25-11-2003 Media criticises the Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets are stumbling in a 24 game winless streak. Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Jody Shelley commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

23-11-2003 Player of the week: Dany Heatley (L)
NHL has awarded Dany Heatley (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 104 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 31 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing has played 22 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 10+14=24 with 2 PIM.


22-11-2003 PHO-DAL trade
Phoenix Coyotes traded Shane Doan and PHO's round 2 pick in 2005 to Dallas Stars for Pierre Turgeon and Nathan Horton

A native of Canada, Pierre Turgeon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 1110 NHL games during his career, notching 496 goals and adding 740 assists along with 358 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 20 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 8+10=18 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nathan Horton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old right wing has not yet played for the Dallas Stars this season. He has played 20 games with the Utah Grizzlies this season, totalling 8+7=15 with 16 PIM.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 506 NHL games during his career, notching 114 goals and adding 141 assists along with 402 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 19 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+7=15 with 2 PIM.


22-11-2003 VAN-MTL trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Scott Stevens, Valtteri Filppula and Ilya Kovalchuk to Montreal Canadiens for Francois Beauchemin, Tomas Plekanec and MTL's round 1 pick in 2005

A native of Canada, Francois Beauchemin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 21 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 5 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 21 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 2 PIM.

A native of Czech, Tomas Plekanec was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 21 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 10 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 21 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 11+10=21 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Scott Stevens was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 1538 NHL games during his career, notching 191 goals and adding 700 assists along with 2700 penalty minutes. The 39 year old defenseman has played 22 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Valtteri Filppula was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 21 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 4 assists along with 9 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 17 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 4 PIM.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 81 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 26 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 22 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 6+5=11 with 0 PIM.


22-11-2003 DET-BOS trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Brad Richards to Boston Bruins for James Wisniewski, Brad Boyes and BOS's round 1 pick in 2006

A native of USA, James Wisniewski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 19 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brad Boyes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 48 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 11 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 17 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 0 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Providence Bruins this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 186 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 105 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 22 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 9+13=22 with 0 PIM.


22-11-2003 Media criticises the Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets are spinning in a 22 game winless streak. Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Claude Lemieux commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

22-11-2003 Media attacks the Toronto Maple Leafs
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Félix and headcoach Pat Quinn

21-11-2003 Media praises the Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Boston Bruins defenseman Jay Bouwmeester commented about their recent success: Let's face it, we've got a great core of guys here, some real strong young guys and a good squad of leaders. If every team had that then they'd do just as good.

20-11-2003 Mike Modano reaches a milestone !
Mike Modano(DAL) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Pavol Demitra. That's one for the books, he joked as his teammates showered him with Champagne..

A native of USA, Mike Modano was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1988 entry draft. He has appeared in 968 NHL games during his career, notching 427 goals and adding 573 assists along with 600 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 18 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 9+13=22 with 0 PIM.


19-11-2003 Scott Stevens reaches a milestone !
Scott Stevens(VAN) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Jason Arnott. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he joked..

A native of Canada, Scott Stevens was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 1535 NHL games during his career, notching 191 goals and adding 700 assists along with 2700 penalty minutes. The 39 year old defenseman has played 19 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 0 PIM.


18-11-2003 League suspends Mike LeClerc
The league board has suspended Anaheim Mighty Ducks player Mike LeClerc for 6 games for injuring Andrew Williamson of San Jose Sharks.

16-11-2003 Player of the week: Daniel Alfredsson (L)
NHL has awarded Daniel Alfredsson (L) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Alfredsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 493 NHL games during his career, notching 179 goals and adding 261 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 18 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 9+7=16 with 4 PIM.


14-11-2003 Mats Sundin reaches a milestone !
Mats Sundin(MTL) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a feed by Richard Zednik. I just try and give it my best out there. This one was special though, was his only statement before going to the dressing room.

A native of Sweden, Mats Sundin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 946 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 556 assists along with 667 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 17 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 0 PIM.


12-11-2003 Gary Roberts claimed off waivers.
Buffalo Sabres claimed Gary Roberts, who had been with Toronto Maple Leafs, off waivers.

12-11-2003 Joe Juneau released.
Montreal Canadiens released Joe Juneau to free agency.

12-11-2003 FLA-NYR trade
Florida Panthers traded Paul Elliot to New York Rangers for Garth Murray

12-11-2003 MIN-ANA trade
Minnesota Wild traded Steve Sullivan to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Samuel Pahlsson and Patrik Kjellberg

A native of Sweden, Samuel Pahlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 159 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 16 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 19 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Patrik Kjellberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 4th round of the 1988 entry draft. He has appeared in 342 NHL games during his career, notching 54 goals and adding 85 assists along with 58 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 19 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Steve Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 456 NHL games during his career, notching 127 goals and adding 190 assists along with 225 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 17 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 4+9=13 with 0 PIM.


9-11-2003 Player of the week: Brad Richards (C)
NHL has awarded Brad Richards (C) of Detroit Red Wings as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 180 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 103 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 16 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 0 PIM.


9-11-2003 Media glorifies the Ottawa Senators
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Trent and headcoach Jacques Martin

8-11-2003 Teppo Numminen reaches a milestone !
Teppo Numminen(PHO) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a goal by Paul Mara. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Finland, Teppo Numminen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 1038 NHL games during his career, notching 93 goals and adding 400 assists along with 361 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman has played 12 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 2 PIM.


5-11-2003 Steve Yzerman reaches a milestone !
Steve Yzerman(BOS) scored the 1700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Duncan Keith. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, was his only comment for the media.

A native of Canada, Steve Yzerman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 1403 NHL games during his career, notching 683 goals and adding 1017 assists along with 836 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 13 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 7+9=16 with 2 PIM.


4-11-2003 Petr Nedved reaches a milestone !
Petr Nedved(NYR) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by Theoren Fleury. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Czech, Petr Nedved was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 746 NHL games during his career, notching 266 goals and adding 334 assists along with 471 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 12 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 0 PIM.


2-11-2003 Player of the week: Chris Drury (C)
NHL has awarded Chris Drury (C) of Florida Panthers as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Chris Drury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 325 NHL games during his career, notching 94 goals and adding 145 assists along with 153 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 11 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 9+4=13 with 0 PIM.


2-11-2003 Aleksey Morozov claimed off waivers.
Vancouver Canucks claimed Aleksey Morozov, who had been with Pittsburgh Penguins, off waivers.

2-11-2003 Hans Jonsson claimed off waivers.
Minnesota Wild claimed Hans Jonsson, who had been with Pittsburgh Penguins, off waivers.

2-11-2003 CHI-BOS trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Anton Babchuk, Teemu Jaaskelainen and Martin Erat to Boston Bruins for Radek Dvorak and CGY's round 2 pick in 2004

A native of Czech, Radek Dvorak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 554 NHL games during his career, notching 131 goals and adding 168 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 12 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 5+3=8 with 0 PIM.

A native of Czech, Martin Erat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 61 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 15 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 12 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 2 PIM.


2-11-2003 CHI-PHO trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Thomas Vanek and TOR's round 3 pick in 2004 to Phoenix Coyotes for Landon Wilson, Daniel Briere and Frederik Sjostrom

A native of USA, Landon Wilson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 308 NHL games during his career, notching 41 goals and adding 49 assists along with 232 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 10 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 169 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 35 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Frederik Sjostrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 10 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 12 PIM.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old left wing has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 12 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.


2-11-2003 ANA-MIN trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded Petr Sykora to Minnesota Wild for Brian Rolston and Nick Schultz

A native of USA, Brian Rolston was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 585 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 175 assists along with 121 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 13 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nick Schultz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 43 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 10 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of Czech, Petr Sykora was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 96 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 56 assists along with 9 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 14 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 5 PIM.


2-11-2003 DAL-DET trade
Dallas Stars traded Roman Lyashenko and DAL's round 2 pick in 2006 to Detroit Red Wings for Tomas Kopecky

A native of Slovakia, Tomas Kopecky was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 12 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 12 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Russia, Roman Lyashenko was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 207 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 21 assists along with 59 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 13 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 2 PIM.


2-11-2003 SJ-TB trade
San Jose Sharks traded Chris Gratton and Christian Ehrhoff to Tampa Bay Lightning for Brian Holzinger, TB's round 1 pick in 2004 and TB's round 4 pick in 2004

A native of USA, Brian Holzinger was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 466 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 127 assists along with 287 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has not yet played for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season.

A native of Canada, Chris Gratton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 702 NHL games during his career, notching 144 goals and adding 233 assists along with 1067 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 13 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.

A native of Germany, Christian Ehrhoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 13 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 4 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 0 PIM.


1-11-2003 Media glorifies the Dallas Stars
The media is impressed by the team's 9 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Ted and headcoach Ken Hitchcock

1-11-2003 Player of the month: Paul Kariya (L)
NHL has awarded Paul Kariya (L) of Anaheim Mighty Ducks as Player Of The Month He registered 9 goals and 8 assists for 17 points in 13 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Paul Kariya was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 535 NHL games during his career, notching 288 goals and adding 349 assists along with 141 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 13 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 0 PIM.


1-11-2003 Rookie of the month: Tomas Plekanec (L)
NHL has awarded Tomas Plekanec (L) of Montreal Canadiens as Rookie Of The Month He registered 7 goals and 8 assists for 15 points in 11 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Czech, Tomas Plekanec was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 8 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 11 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 7+8=15 with 0 PIM.


31-10-2003 Mathieu Schneider injured.
Mathieu Schneider (LA) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Tie Domi (CBS). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. When you've gone as long as I have without injuries these things are hard to accept, but it's all part of the game, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

29-10-2003 Simon Gagne injured.
Simon Gagne (PHI) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Brendan Witt (WSH). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I'd like to play as soon as I can but I think the doctors are going to tell me to rest for a while now, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

28-10-2003 Daryl Sydor reaches a milestone !
Daryl Sydor(NAS) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Chris Pronger. It's always nice to give a good pass..., he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Canada, Daryl Sydor was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 797 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 300 assists along with 519 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 5 PIM.


26-10-2003 Player of the week: Glen Murray (L)
NHL has awarded Glen Murray (L) of Edmonton Oilers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 2 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Glen Murray was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 670 NHL games during his career, notching 182 goals and adding 199 assists along with 385 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 4 PIM.


26-10-2003 Jozef Stumpel reaches a milestone !
Jozef Stumpel(CHI) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Adam Graves. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization..

A native of Slovakia, Jozef Stumpel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 608 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 300 assists along with 147 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 4 PIM.


25-10-2003 Luc Robitaille reaches a milestone !
Luc Robitaille(LA) notched the 700th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Zigmund Palffy. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he said after viewing the play on the TV studio monitor..

A native of Canada, Luc Robitaille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 9th round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1218 NHL games during his career, notching 628 goals and adding 700 assists along with 983 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 0 PIM.


25-10-2003 Media attacks the Atlanta Thrashers
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager o and headcoach Curt Fraser

24-10-2003 Media attacks the San Jose Sharks
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Gabriel and headcoach Darryl Sutter

23-10-2003 Steve Rucchin claimed off waivers.
Colorado Avalanche claimed Steve Rucchin, who had been with Boston Bruins, off waivers.

23-10-2003 DET-VAN trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Henrik Zetterberg and Valtteri Filppula to Vancouver Canucks for Brad Richards

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 172 NHL games during his career, notching 65 goals and adding 99 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 8 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Zetterberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 7 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Valtteri Filppula was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 2 assists along with 5 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 7 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 0 PIM.


23-10-2003 DET-DAL trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Tomas Kaberle to Dallas Stars for Jaroslav Spacek, DAL's round 2 pick in 2005 and DAL's round 1 pick in 2006

A native of Czech, Jaroslav Spacek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 5th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 298 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 86 assists along with 124 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 9 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 5 PIM.

A native of Czech, Tomas Kaberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 8th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 310 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 129 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 2 PIM.


23-10-2003 DET-MIN trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Jaroslav Spacek to Minnesota Wild for MIN's round 2 pick in 2005

A native of Czech, Jaroslav Spacek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 5th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 298 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 86 assists along with 124 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 9 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 5 PIM.


23-10-2003 MIN-PIT trade
Minnesota Wild traded Scott Niedermayer to Pittsburgh Penguins for Ryan Whitney and PIT's round 1 pick in 2006

A native of Canada, Scott Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 744 NHL games during his career, notching 88 goals and adding 319 assists along with 348 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2003 Jason Arnott reaches a milestone !
Jason Arnott(VAN) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Chris Chelios. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Jason Arnott was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 614 NHL games during his career, notching 214 goals and adding 300 assists along with 725 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 7 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 4+8=12 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2003 Scott Mellanby reaches a milestone !
Scott Mellanby(STL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by Doug Weight. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Scott Mellanby was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1114 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 368 assists along with 2027 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 7 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 4 PIM.


21-10-2003 Scott Young reaches a milestone !
Scott Young(STL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by Cory Stillman. I just try and give it my best out there. This one was special though, he commented after giving the puck to a fan.

A native of USA, Scott Young was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 992 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 372 assists along with 330 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 7 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 4+2=6 with 2 PIM.


21-10-2003 Media attacks the Columbus Blue Jackets
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Kwyk and headcoach Dave King

21-10-2003 Media attacks the Atlanta Thrashers
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager o and headcoach Curt Fraser

20-10-2003 Media glorifies the Carolina Hurricanes
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Ariana and headcoach Paul Maurice

19-10-2003 Player of the week: Theoren Fleury (R)
NHL has awarded Theoren Fleury (R) of New York Rangers as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Canada, Theoren Fleury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 8th round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 1035 NHL games during his career, notching 449 goals and adding 614 assists along with 1551 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 5 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 2 PIM.


17-10-2003 Shawn McEachern reaches a milestone !
Shawn McEachern(STL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Doug Weight. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of USA, Shawn McEachern was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 6th round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 749 NHL games during his career, notching 237 goals and adding 263 assists along with 330 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 5 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2003 Eric Desjardins reaches a milestone !
Eric Desjardins(PIT) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Keith Primeau. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Eric Desjardins was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 991 NHL games during his career, notching 124 goals and adding 400 assists along with 614 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2003 Mario Lemieux reaches a milestone !
Mario Lemieux(PIT) scored the 700th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a feed by Alexei Kovalev. We played some good, fundamental hockey tonight. When you do that the goals always follow, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Mario Lemieux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 866 NHL games during his career, notching 700 goals and adding 977 assists along with 759 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 3 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2003 John LeClair reaches a milestone !
John LeClair(PHI) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Justin Williams. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he said to the press..

A native of USA, John LeClair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 767 NHL games during his career, notching 356 goals and adding 344 assists along with 337 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


16-10-2003 Brendan Shanahan reaches a milestone !
Brendan Shanahan(BOS) scored the 1000th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Marco Sturm. That's one for the books, he said in the post game media scrum.

A native of Canada, Brendan Shanahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 1123 NHL games during his career, notching 489 goals and adding 511 assists along with 1948 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 0 PIM.


13-10-2003 Dominik Hasek claimed off waivers.
Columbus Blue Jackets claimed Dominik Hasek , who had been with Boston Bruins, off waivers.

13-10-2003 Dave Andreychuk claimed off waivers.
New Jersey Devils claimed Dave Andreychuk, who had been with Tampa Bay Lightning, off waivers.

13-10-2003 Brian Boucher claimed off waivers.
Phoenix Coyotes claimed Brian Boucher, who had been with Philadelphia Flyers, off waivers.

13-10-2003 Robert Kron released.
Chicago Blackhawks released Robert Kron to free agency.

13-10-2003 NYR-FLA trade
New York Rangers traded Marek Zidlicky and NYR's round 3 pick in 2005 to Florida Panthers for Eric Weinrich and MIN's round 4 pick in 2004

A native of USA, Eric Weinrich was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 917 NHL games during his career, notching 63 goals and adding 274 assists along with 681 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 3 games with the Louisville Panthers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


13-10-2003 NJ-VAN trade
New Jersey Devils traded Mike Jefferson to Vancouver Canucks for Marcel Hossa and VAN's round 3 pick in 2006

13-10-2003 SJ-CAR trade
San Jose Sharks traded Jeff Jillson and SJ's round 5 pick in 2004 to Carolina Hurricanes for Glen Wesley and CAR's round 3 pick in 2004

A native of Canada, Glen Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 1151 NHL games during his career, notching 122 goals and adding 379 assists along with 773 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Jeff Jillson was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 85 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 13 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2003 Player of the week: Jason Allison (C)
NHL has awarded Jason Allison (C) of Los Angeles Kings as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jason Allison was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 473 NHL games during his career, notching 154 goals and adding 266 assists along with 282 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 4 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


11-10-2003 Bobby Holik reaches a milestone !
Bobby Holik(NAS) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by David Legwand. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he joked..

A native of Czech, Bobby Holik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 869 NHL games during his career, notching 230 goals and adding 300 assists along with 863 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2003 Vincent Damphousse reaches a milestone !
Vincent Damphousse(MIN) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Nicklas Lidstrom. We played some good, fundamental hockey tonight. When you do that the goals always follow, the player said in an interview.

A native of Canada, Vincent Damphousse was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 1215 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 705 assists along with 1006 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 1 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2003 Ron Francis reaches a milestone !
Ron Francis(BOS) scored the 1700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by Daniel Cleary. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Ron Francis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1981 entry draft. He has appeared in 1571 NHL games during his career, notching 520 goals and adding 1180 assists along with 925 penalty minutes. The 40 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


7-10-2003 Brian Leetch reaches a milestone !
Brian Leetch(NYR) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Mike York. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, were his words after the game..

A native of USA, Brian Leetch was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 1021 NHL games during his career, notching 217 goals and adding 683 assists along with 465 penalty minutes. The 35 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


6-10-2003 Glen Wesley reaches a milestone !
Glen Wesley(CAR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Martin Gelinas. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he read from a prepared statement..

A native of Canada, Glen Wesley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 1148 NHL games during his career, notching 122 goals and adding 378 assists along with 771 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


5-10-2003 Player of the week: Steve Begin (L)
NHL has awarded Steve Begin (L) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 1 goals and 1 assists for 2 points in 1 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Steve Begin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 104 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 19 assists along with 85 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 1 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


4-10-2003 Vincent Damphousse reaches a milestone !
Vincent Damphousse(MIN) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Owen Nolan. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Vincent Damphousse was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 1214 NHL games during his career, notching 397 goals and adding 703 assists along with 1006 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2003 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Dominik Hasek 83848638Boston Bruins
Patrick RoyA-A-A-37Los Angeles Kings
Marty TurcoBBA-28Dallas Stars
Martin BrodeurBA-A-31Nashville Predators
Olaf KolzigA-BB33Ottawa Senators
Roman CechmanekA-A-B32Philadelphia Flyers
Tommy SaloBBB32Edmonton Oilers
Evgeni NabokovB-B-B28Calgary Flames
Jean-Sebastien GiguereBBB-26Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Ed Belfour84748038Boston Bruins
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Zdeno CharaAAA-26Ottawa Senators
Nicklas LidstromBBB33Minnesota Wild
Rob BlakeBB-B33Carolina Hurricanes
Chris ProngerB-A-B28Nashville Predators
Brian RafalskiB-B-B30Carolina Hurricanes
Scott NiedermayerBBB30Minnesota Wild
Adam FooteB-BB-32Calgary Flames
Sergei ZubovB-B-B-33Dallas Stars
Brad StuartB-BB-23Minnesota Wild
Pavel KubinaB-BB-26Tampa Bay Lightning
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Paul KariyaAB-B28Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Eric LindrosBBB30Chicago Blackhawks
John LeClairA-B-B34Philadelphia Flyers
Brenden Morrow BB-B24Dallas Stars
Brett HullB-CB39Edmonton Oilers
Daniel SedinBB-B23Ottawa Senators
Tony AmonteA-CB-33Calgary Flames
Brendan Shanahan84778034Boston Bruins
Luc RobitailleBB-B-37Los Angeles Kings
Keith TkachukBB-B-31Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe SakicAB-A-34Colorado Avalanche
Jason AllisonA-BA-28Los Angeles Kings
Joe ThorntonAA-A-24New York Rangers
Olli JokinenA-A-A-24Florida Panthers
Vincent LecavalierA-A-B23Tampa Bay Lightning
Mario LemieuxACB37Pittsburgh Penguins
Peter ForsbergA-BB30Colorado Avalanche
Sergei FedorovBB-B33Washington Capitals
Jeremy RoenickBB-B33Edmonton Oilers
Brad RichardsA-BB23Vancouver Canucks
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-A-31Washington Capitals
Ryan SmythA-B-B27Minnesota Wild
Patrik EliasA-BB27Buffalo Sabres
Marian HossaABB24New Jersey Devils
Martin St. LouisA-B-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Jarome IginlaBBB26Calgary Flames
Pavol DemitraA-B-B28Dallas Stars
Bill GuerinB-B-B32Los Angeles Kings
Pavel BureBB-B32Florida Panthers
Patrick MarleauBBB24Philadelphia Flyers


28-9-2003 Player of the week: Luc Robitaille (L)
NHL has awarded Luc Robitaille (L) of Los Angeles Kings as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 2 assists for 4 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Luc Robitaille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 9th round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1216 NHL games during his career, notching 627 goals and adding 698 assists along with 991 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 8 PIM.


28-9-2003 Niclas Havelid claimed off waivers.
Atlanta Thrashers claimed Niclas Havelid, who had been with Anaheim Mighty Ducks, off waivers.

28-9-2003 Dominik Hasek claimed off waivers.
Boston Bruins claimed Dominik Hasek , who had been with Detroit Red Wings, off waivers.

28-9-2003 Robert Kron claimed off waivers.
Chicago Blackhawks claimed Robert Kron, who had been with Columbus Blue Jackets, off waivers.

28-9-2003 Blake Sloan claimed off waivers.
Atlanta Thrashers claimed Blake Sloan, who had been with Columbus Blue Jackets, off waivers.

28-9-2003 Sean Brown claimed off waivers.
Colorado Avalanche claimed Sean Brown, who had been with Edmonton Oilers, off waivers.

28-9-2003 Mike Richter released.
New York Rangers released Mike Richter to free agency.

28-9-2003 BOS-CHI trade
Boston Bruins traded TOR's round 3 pick in 2004 to Chicago Blackhawks for Ron Francis

A native of Canada, Ron Francis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1981 entry draft. He has appeared in 1579 NHL games during his career, notching 522 goals and adding 1182 assists along with 925 penalty minutes. The 40 year old center has played 8 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 0 PIM.


28-9-2003 CHI-MTL trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded CAR's round 2 pick in 2004 to Montreal Canadiens for Donald Audette

A native of Canada, Donald Audette was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 9th round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 686 NHL games during his career, notching 261 goals and adding 245 assists along with 515 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 2 PIM.


28-9-2003 CHI-DAL trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded CHI's round 5 pick in 2004 to Dallas Stars for Jozef Stumpel, DAL's round 4 pick in 2004 and DAL's round 5 pick in 2004

A native of Slovakia, Jozef Stumpel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 604 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 298 assists along with 143 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


28-9-2003 CHI-DAL trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded DAL's round 5 pick in 2004 to Dallas Stars for CHI's round 5 pick in 2004

28-9-2003 OTT-TB trade
Ottawa Senators traded Todd White to Tampa Bay Lightning for TB's round 2 pick in 2005 and TB's round 3 pick in 2006

A native of Canada, Todd White, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 152 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 39 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 8 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


28-9-2003 CBS-CHI trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Bryan Smolinski to Chicago Blackhawks for CGY's round 3 pick in 2004

A native of USA, Bryan Smolinski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 682 NHL games during his career, notching 201 goals and adding 254 assists along with 382 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 4 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


28-9-2003 TB-VAN trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Brad Richards to Vancouver Canucks for Kyle McLaren, Pascal Dupuis and Patrick Sharp

A native of Canada, Kyle McLaren was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 469 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 110 assists along with 367 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Pascal Dupuis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 16 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Patrick Sharp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 8 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brad Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 172 NHL games during his career, notching 68 goals and adding 96 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 8 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 0 PIM.


25-9-2003 Media glorifies the Minnesota Wild
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Billy Beane and headcoach Jacques Lemairre

21-9-2003 Player of the week: Bobby Holik (R)
NHL has awarded Bobby Holik (R) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 1 assists for 4 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Czech, Bobby Holik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 873 NHL games during his career, notching 232 goals and adding 299 assists along with 870 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 4+1=5 with 7 PIM.


21-9-2003 Media glorifies the Tampa Bay Lightning
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Gaumond and headcoach Steve Ludzik

21-9-2003 Media attacks the St. Louis Blues
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Madmad and headcoach Joel Quenneville

20-9-2003 Media attacks the New York Rangers
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Tony and headcoach Ron Low

19-9-2003 Media attacks the San Jose Sharks
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Gabriel and headcoach Darryl Sutter

17-9-2003 Media attacks the Toronto Maple Leafs
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Félix and headcoach Pat Quinn

16-9-2003 Arturs Irbe claimed off waivers.
Columbus Blue Jackets claimed Arturs Irbe, who had been with Carolina Hurricanes, off waivers.

16-9-2003 Craig Rivet claimed off waivers.
San Jose Sharks claimed Craig Rivet, who had been with Montreal Canadiens, off waivers.

16-9-2003 CAR-NYI trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Sami Kapanen to New York Islanders for NYI's round 4 pick in 2004 and NYI's round 4 pick in 2005

A native of Finland, Sami Kapanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 488 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 180 assists along with 74 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


16-9-2003 DAL-DET trade
Dallas Stars traded Tomas Vokoun, Dan Hamhuis and DAL's round 1 pick in 2004 to Detroit Red Wings for Pavel Datsyuk

A native of Russia, Pavel Datsyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 8th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 31 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 6 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Detroit Red Wings this season.

A native of Czech, Tomas Vokoun was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 134 NHL games during his career, booking 6 career shutouts and allowing 339 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Dallas Stars this season.

A native of Canada, Dan Hamhuis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Dallas Stars this season.


16-9-2003 CGY-SJ trade
Calgary Flames traded Roman Turek, CGY's round 1 pick in 2005 and CGY's round 2 pick in 2006 to San Jose Sharks for Evgeni Nabokov, Jonathan Cheechoo and Alexandre Picard

A native of Russia, Evgeni Nabokov was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 141 NHL games during his career, booking 13 career shutouts and allowing 307 goals. The 28 year old goaltender has not yet played for the San Jose Sharks this season.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Cheechoo was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the San Jose Sharks this season.

A native of Czech, Roman Turek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 246 NHL games during his career, booking 21 career shutouts and allowing 540 goals. The 33 year old goaltender has played 4 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 8 goals on 84 while booking 1 shutouts.


16-9-2003 CAR-PHI trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Darcy Tucker to Philadelphia Flyers for Radim Vrbata and FLA's round 2 pick in 2004

A native of Czech, Radim Vrbata was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 88 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 27 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Darcy Tucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 6th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 476 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 110 assists along with 746 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


16-9-2003 Chris Therien released.
Philadelphia Flyers released Chris Therien to free agency.

16-9-2003 Mike Vernon released.
Calgary Flames released Mike Vernon to free agency.

16-9-2003 Bob Boughner released.
Calgary Flames released Bob Boughner to free agency.

16-9-2003 Stephane Richer released.
Pittsburgh Penguins released Stephane Richer to free agency.

14-9-2003 Player of the week: Brad Boyes (C)
NHL has awarded Brad Boyes (C) of Boston Bruins as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Brad Boyes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 35 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 2 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 4 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 4+1=5 with 0 PIM.


7-9-2003 Player of the week: Mats Sundin (C)
NHL has awarded Mats Sundin (C) of Montreal Canadiens as Player Of The Week He registered 1 goals and 2 assists for 3 points in 1 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Mats Sundin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 930 NHL games during his career, notching 398 goals and adding 551 assists along with 667 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 1 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


29-8-2003 Bryan Smolinski claimed off waivers.
Columbus Blue Jackets claimed Bryan Smolinski, who had been with Vancouver Canucks, off waivers.

29-8-2003 Alexander Mogilny claimed off waivers.
Edmonton Oilers claimed Alexander Mogilny, who had been with Calgary Flames, off waivers.

29-8-2003 Ryan Johnson claimed off waivers.
San Jose Sharks claimed Ryan Johnson, who had been with Florida Panthers, off waivers.

29-8-2003 Dmitri Khristich claimed off waivers.
Colorado Avalanche claimed Dmitri Khristich, who had been with Florida Panthers, off waivers.

29-8-2003 Mariusz Czerkawski released.
New Jersey Devils released Mariusz Czerkawski to free agency.

29-8-2003 Pasi Nurminen released.
Atlanta Thrashers released Pasi Nurminen to free agency.

29-8-2003 BOS-VAN trade
Boston Bruins traded Kyle McLaren to Vancouver Canucks for Brendan Shanahan

A native of Canada, Brendan Shanahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 1119 NHL games during his career, notching 486 goals and adding 509 assists along with 1948 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of Canada, Kyle McLaren was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 461 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 105 assists along with 367 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2003 BOS-VAN trade
Boston Bruins traded Scott Stevens to Vancouver Canucks for Joe Corvo and VAN's round 2 pick in 2006

A native of USA, Joe Corvo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 38 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 4 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Scott Stevens was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 1516 NHL games during his career, notching 190 goals and adding 695 assists along with 2700 penalty minutes. The 39 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2003 BOS-TOR trade
Boston Bruins traded John Grahame to Toronto Maple Leafs for CGY's round 2 pick in 2004 and TOR's round 3 pick in 2004

A native of USA, John Grahame was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 50 NHL games during his career, booking 5 career shutouts and allowing 115 goals. The 27 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2003 PHI-FLA trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded PHI's round 2 pick in 2004 and PHI's round 3 pick in 2004 to Florida Panthers for Mike Grier and FLA's round 2 pick in 2004

A native of USA, Mike Grier was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 9th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 446 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 100 assists along with 262 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2003 PHI-VAN trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Jeff Woywitka and Patrick Sharp to Vancouver Canucks for Darren McCarty and Mattias Ohlund

A native of Canada, Darren McCarty was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 544 NHL games during his career, notching 112 goals and adding 145 assists along with 1018 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Sweden, Mattias Ohlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 340 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 116 assists along with 233 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Jeff Woywitka was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Patrick Sharp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2003 VAN-SJ trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Chris Gratton and VAN's round 1 pick in 2006 to San Jose Sharks for Scott Hannan and Ryan Clowe

A native of Canada, Scott Hannan was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 192 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 38 assists along with 74 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Ryan Clowe was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Chris Gratton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 689 NHL games during his career, notching 143 goals and adding 232 assists along with 1065 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


30-6-2003 Ray Ferraro retires
Ray Ferraro has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Kirk Muller retires
Kirk Muller has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Pat Verbeek retires
Pat Verbeek has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Igor Larionov retires
Igor Larionov has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Mark Messier retires
Mark Messier has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 John MacLean retires
John MacLean has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Bill Houlder retires
Bill Houlder has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Rick Tocchet retires
Rick Tocchet has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Steve Thomas retires
Steve Thomas has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Glenn Healy retires
Glenn Healy has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Craig Berube retires
Craig Berube has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Adam Oates retires
Adam Oates has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Bob Essensa retires
Bob Essensa has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2003 Joe Reekie retires
Joe Reekie has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

Eastside Hockey Manager