ALEXEI PONIKAROVSKY RUMORS
Shaquille O’Neal had a very busy day with the New Jersey Devils on Saturday. He got to drive the Zamboni, ride on it and even dropped a ceremonial puck wearing a way too tight Alexei Ponikarovsky jersey. Always cool to see star athletes at sporting events that aren’t their former or current sport.
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Another former New Jersey Devil is heading overseas.
This time it's veteran winger Alexei Ponikarovsky, who has signed with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL. Ponikarovsky, 33, signed a two-year deal with SKA and will join former Devil, Ilya Kovalchuk.
Ponikarovsky had a less than mediocre season during the lockout shortened year...
Wednesday night New Jersey Devils President and General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, announced that the team had acquired veteran forward and former Devil Alexei Ponikarovksy from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 4th round pick in 2014 and a 7th round pick in 2013.
My thoughts on the trade:
First and foremost, this move was made in large part due Dainius Zubrus' injury uncertainty...
WPG has apparently traded Alexei Ponikarovsky to NJD. Details to follow.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 14, 2013
Devils give Jets 4th rd pick in 2014 and 7th rd pick in 2013.
— Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) February 14, 2013
The more things change, the more things stay the same.
New Jersey Devils President and General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, announced via conference call that the Devils have acquired veteran forward and former Devil Alexei Ponikarovsky from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 7th round pick in the 2013 draft and a 4th round pick in the 2014 draft.
This trade makes sense on a few...
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For all those Winnipeg Jets fans who were Toronto Maple Leafs fans in the interim between the Jets first NHL team and second NHL team, there must have been alot of groaning going on when the Jets signed another former Maple Leaf player to the fold.
With the likes of Nik...
Free-agent forward Alexei Ponikarovsky agreed to a one-year, $1.8 million contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. Ponikarovsky, 32, had seven goals and eight assists in 49 games for Carolina last season before being traded to the New Jersey Devils, where he had seven goals and 11 assists in 33 games. He also had a goal and eight assists in 24 games for New Jersey in the 2012...
One of my favorite moves that Jim Rutherford made last off-season was the signing of Alexei Ponikarovsky to a one-year deal at a very low cost of $1.50 mil. I liked this move because while Ponikarovsky was coming off a bad season with the Los Angeles Kings (5 goals, 15 points in 61 games), he was previously an 18-21 goal scorer for a good part of his career and had top-six potential...
The New Jersey Devils acquired forward Alexei Ponikarovsky from the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday for a 2012 fourth-round draft pick and defenseman Joe Sova.Ponikarovsky, 31, has seven goals and eight assists in 49 games for the Hurricanes this season.In 602 career NHL games with Toronto, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles and Carolina the six-foot-four, 226-pound Ukrainian has 128 goals and...
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We have some breaking news here tonight. According to Hurricanes beat writer Chip Alexander, the New Jersey Devils have acquired Alexei Ponikarovsky from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Joe Sova and a 4th in the 2012 entry draft.
Ponikarovsky is a big, experienced winger who plays a solid two-way game. He's not a star at either end but he can get the job...