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NHL Trade Rumors: Oilers, Sabres, Jets, Penguins, More

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Happy Saturday hockey fans!

by Mrs. Gemstone flickr.comAs of 1/11/2014 the following trade rumors are trending around the hockey world. Please see our Trade Rumor Policy below this article.

Edmonton Oilers, Sam Gagner is the new hot trade rumor in the world of NHL trade deadline chatter. Gagner appears to be the first heavily shopped Oiler this year of what figures to be a new rebuild…again.  There are not a lot of specific teams connected with Gagner rumors, but off-hand mentions have been made about the New York Rangers, Winnipeg Jets, and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sam Gagner current contract: Signed through 2015-2016 with a salary of $4.8 mil per.


New Jersey Devils, Jaromir Jagr trade rumors to the Montreal Canadiens seem to have cooled down quite a bit. Jagr rumors as a whole seem to have settled down greatly from a week ago.

Jaromir Jagr current contract: Signed through this year only with a salary of $2 mil.


If Gagner is the most mentioned rumor this week, then Columbus Blue Jackets, Marian Gaborik is the second. The most likely teams linked are the Detroit Red Wings, San Jose Sharks, and Vancouver Canucks.

Marian Gaborik current contract: Signed through this year only with a salary of $7.5 mil.

NHL Trade Rumors: Penguins, Canadiens, Rangers, Jagr, Brodeur, More

Buffalo Sabres, Matt Moulson was last weeks most discussed trade rumor. While still highly trending, talk has cooled off a bit while the Sabres new GM settles in. Much with Buffalo is riding on what happens with goalie Ryan Miller who the team would like to keep, but will shop heavily should he not wish to stay. Linked teams are the Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks.

Matt Moulson current contract: Signed through this year only with a salary of $3.13 mil.

Ryan Miller current contract: Signed through this year only with a salary of $6.25 mil.

Top Trending Trade Rumor Teams

#1 Winnipeg Jets

#2 Buffalo Sabres

#3 Edmonton Oilers

#4 New York Rangers

#5 Pittsburgh Penguins

So far Kane, Toews > Crosby, Malkin

Top Trending Trade Rumor Players

#1 Sam Gagner

#2 Marian Gaborik

#3 Matt Moulson

#4 Blake Wheeler

#5 Steve Ott

Most Searched For NHL Trade Rumors On The Internet

#1 Evander Kane

#2 Ryan Miller

#3 Kris Letang

#4 Matt Moulson

#5 Martin Brodeur

For more trending trade rumors check out our NHL Trade Rumor section.

For our humble opinion on the hockey world check out our Hockey Blogs section.

Our NHL Trade Rumor Policy: Our rumors are not based on any insider knowledge. Nobody at Hyped Up Hockey is an “insider” with any “sources”. We simply look for large trends in the hockey world, then filter the ones that we find the highest trending,  likely, and interesting. These rumors are for entertainment purposes only. Yes, we grew up playing too many video games.

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