Scouting the Market: Ilya Kovalchuk

Up next in Scouting The Market: everyone’s favorite Russian, Ilya Kovalchuk. Read the other Scouting The Markets here. Since the draft ended, and tomorrow all hell breaks loose for UFA’s, let’s give you a big dose of available UFA’s. Jeremy has been keeping you up to date this month, but for a day, I want to chime in too. Kovalchuk…

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Scouting The Market: Vinny Prospal

Up next in Scouting The Market: Our old friend Vinny Prospal. Read the other Scouting The Markets here. Vinny Prospal was the Rangers alternate captain last year, and had a great year, putting up a line of 20-38-58. The 35 year old foward play wing and center, and meshed well with Marian Gaborik. Prospal isn’t the best defensive player, but…

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Scouting The Market: Shaone Morrisonn

Up next in Scouting The Market: Shaone Morrisonn. Read the other Scouting The Markets here. Shaone Morrisonn is a 27 year old defenseman who has played the past couple years with the Capitals. Tough as nails, Morrisonn doesn’t provide much in the way of offense, but he’s a solid stay-at-home defenseman, who can be very physical. A reliable partner, he…

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Scouting The Market: Alex Tanguay

Free Agency is not that far away. But we keep plugging along here on Scouting the Market. Read the other Scouting the Markets here. Next up: Alex Tanguay Alex Tanguay is a 30 year old winger who spent last season with Tampa Bay. He wasn’t incredibly productive, putting up a line of 10-27-37, but most think he wasn’t a good…

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Scouting The Market: Garnet Exelby

Next up in Scouting The Market: Garnet Exelby. Read the other Scouting The Markets here. Garnet Exelby is a 28 year old defenseman who played last season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He has no offensive game, and is not great in his own end, but the guy blocks shots, and is a punishing hitter. If we know anything about…

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Scouting The Market: Mike Comrie

Up next in Scouting The Market: Mr. Hillary Duff, Mike Comrie. Read the other Scouting The Markets here. Mike Comrie is a 29 year old center who played last season with the Oilers. Battling mono, Comrie put up a line of 13-8-21 in 43 games. This is not indicative of his abilities. A two time 30 goal scorer, Comrie has always put…

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Scouting The Market: Jordan Leopold

Next up in Scouting The Market: Jordan Leopold. Read the other Scouting The Markets here. Jordan Leopold is a 29 year old defenseman, who played last year with the Panthers and Penguins. An offensive defenseman, he put up a line of 11-15-26 last season. He’s a good puck mover, and won’t embarrass you in his own end. He’s not a crease clearer by…

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Scouting The Market: Lee Stempniak

Next up in Scouting The Market: Lee Stempniak. Read the rest of the Scouting The Markets here. Lee Stempniak is an enigmatic winger who split time between Toronto and Phoenix last season. The 27 year old was tremendous in Phoenix, scoring 14 goals in 14 games. He put up a line of 28-20-48, He’s been up and down in his…

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Scouting The Market: Milan Jurcina

Next up in Scouting The Market: Milan Jurcina. Read the other Scouting The Markets here. Milan Jurcina is a 26 year old defenseman, who has played the past couple of seasons with the Capitals (he was traded briefly to the Blue Jackets, before getting hurt and being traded back to the Caps this past season). A physical, stay at home defenseman, Jurcina…

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Scouting The Market: Matthew Lombardi

Next up in Scouting The Market is Matthew Lombardi. Matthew Lombardi is a 28 year old center, who played this season with Coyotes. Lombardi put up a 19-34-53 line in 78 games with the ‘Yotes. Lombardi is a speedy playmaker, who is adept at leading the rush. He’s one of the fastest skaters in the league, and that speed allows…

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