Get your weekly salacious Bruce Garrioch trade rumors


The Ottawa Sun’s resident nosy parker unleashed a boatload of trade rumors on Sunday in his weekly NHL gossip column. We’re only passing them along because Bruce Garrioch works for a mainstream media outlet and nobody who works for a mainstream media outlet would ever just make stuff up like a blogger would.

According to Garrioch…

—- The Blue Jackets might be willing to trade Rick Nash. Possibly to the Rangers or Kings.

—- Four teams have expressed interest in Edmonton’s Ryan Smyth – the Rangers, Sharks, Bruins and Red Wings.

—- The Leafs have interest in Jeff Carter.

—- The Islanders are looking to deal Evgeni Nabokov, P.A. Parenteau and Frans Nielsen.

—- The Blackhawks have been “sniffing around” for a goalie (contradicting this)

—- The Rangers, Sharks, Red Wings and Bruins have been asking the Ducks about Teemu Selanne.

—- The Leafs are willing to send Joe Colborne or Nazem Kadri to the Hurricanes for Tuomu Ruutu.

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