• Edmonton Oilers unlikely to trade Derek Roy, hope to re-sign him

    Edmonton Journal "For the Edmonton Oilers it was all about the centres on Friday. General manager Craig MacTavish kicked off the festivities by making it clear that the team values what Derek Roy has brought to its roster and does not expect to move the pending free agent at the trade deadline. MacTavish..." February 21

  • Oilers acquire centre Derek Roy from Predators

    Sportsnet "The Edmonton Oilers made a trade Monday to help add some much-needed depth at centre, acquiring Derek Roy from the Nashville Predators in exchange for Mark Arcobello. Roy, 31, has 178 goals and 502 points in 692 career NHL games, but has struggled mightily this season with Nashville. The..." December 30

  • Should the Edmonton Oilers have claimed Derek Roy off waivers?

    Edmonton Journal "It isn’t hard to put together an argument that Edmonton should have snatched Derek Roy away from the Nashville Predators when he hit the waiver wire on Sunday. Roy, after all, is an established NHL centre; most teams have four of those but the Oilers are only presently blessed with two. He is..." December 29

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    St. Louis Blues @StLouisBlues

    Hitchcock said Rattie has been recalled and will play in a top-six role and on the power play. Sobotka, Roy & Morrow are out with injuries.

  • Expect Derek Roy to move on from Blues following season

    Edmonton Journal "I don’t see Derek Roy having more than a one-year shelf life with the St. Louis Blues after they’ve started to scratch him. He’s scored one point in his last 16 games. They can use his $4-million salary to help defray the costs of signing goalie Ryan Miller to what’s likely going to be a..." April 07

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    Roy had the flu. Sobotka tweaked something at end of morning skate so they held him out. Both are going to Dallas. #stlblues

  • Derek Roy gives Blues a much-needed playmaking center

    Fox Sports Midwest "Derek Roy is proud of his craft setting up teammates. "I tell my linemates to get their sticks down ... and I might hit them" Roy says confidently. There's a unique cause-and-effect routine in the job of a playmaking center. He's sort of like a quarterback in football -- finding the open..." October 18

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    Aaron Ward @aaronward_nhl

    Derek Roy agrees to terms with St Louis Blues 1year/4 M total #TSN

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    Nick Kypreos @

    Canucks trade for #Stars Roy for 2nd pick and prospect.

  • Canucks grab centre Derek Roy in trade with Dallas Stars

    Vancouver Sun "According to multiple reports, the Vancouver Canucks have obtained centre Derek Roy from the Dallas Stars for a second-round pick and minor-league defenceman Kevin Connauton. The Canucks have yet to announce the trade. Roy, 29, had four goals and 22 points in 30 games with the Stars this season...." April 02

  • Dallas Stars face tough questions on free-agent-to-be Derek Roy’s future

    Dallas Morning News "A lot has happened to Derek Roy in the past year, and he might just be getting started with the changes of life. Roy battled through an injury-plagued season in Buffalo last season, battled with coach Lindy Ruff and finally left after eight seasons. Traded for Steve Ott in the summer, Roy..." March 21

  • TSN's McKenzie Calls Stars' Derek Roy "Very Much In Play"

    Defending Big D "When the Dallas Stars traded utility forward Steve Ott for Derek Roy many wondered if the organization had just lost a seemingly invaluable part of the team for a half-season or less of a an oft-injured center, signed for just one more year, in need of shoulder surgery, while staring a lockout in..." March 15

  • Derek Roy: I’m letting my agent handle contract talks, but I like it in Dallas

    Dallas Morning News "Derek Roy can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer, so the Stars are trying to negotiate a contract extension with him now. After Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf signed an eight-year extension for $66 million on Friday, I asked Roy if he was any more anxious to get a deal done. “No, not..." March 09

  • What Are the Expectations for Derek Roy?

    Defending Big D "When Dallas acquired Derek Roy this summer, I thought the move was a great one for the team. Not only did they massively upgrade the second line center spot, but they added an accomplished top-six forward still in his prime. And the best part – they bought low. Roy has struggled in recent years..." December 12

  • Joe Nieuwendyk: Contract extension talk for Derek Roy can wait

    Dallas Morning News "One of the most asked questions from fans after the Stars acquired Derek Roy on Monday was concerning the fact Roy has just one year left on his contract (at $5.5 million) and then is eligible to becom an unrestricted free agent. Here's Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk on the issue: "I think we want to..." July 04

  • Sabres, Miller jump for Roy in shootout

    Buffalo News "It's not easy for a goaltender to jump. Ryan Miller proved it can be done, though. The Sabres' goalie jumped for joy Friday night at the conclusion of Buffalo's 2-1 shootout victory over Boston, a victory that moved the Sabres to 3-0-1 in their last four games. Miller made 35 saves during..." February 25

  • Roy shows signs of his go-to persona

    Buffalo News "Derek Roy stood before his stall in the Sabres' dressing room long after the game ended Sunday afternoon and talked about better days earlier in his career. He could go back to the earliest days of his career and find coaches who pointed toward him as a common denominator for success. "I was a..." February 20

  • Vanek, Roy hit Sabres milestone together

    Buffalo News "One is a kid from Ottawa who came up through the Canadian junior ranks. The other is an Austrian who played American college hockey and made Minnesota his adopted home. They were born 8 1/2 months apart in 1983-84 and have been teammates since 2004 in Rochester. Tonight in First Niagara Center..." December 16

  • Stafford, Roy, Ennis on notice

    Buffalo News "Lindy Ruff has had his moments this year, but one thing you can always count on is his ability to make himself clear. He has no qualms with identifying players by name and doesn't often mince words. He'll call a spade a spade, as he likes to say, when facing the harsh realites after a game. The..." December 14

  • Sabres back off saying Roy will play in Game 7 "Looking for a boost, Sabres coach Lindy Ruff emphatically said Sunday night that Derek Roy would suit up for Buffalo tonight in Game 7 for the first time since Dec. 23, when he severed his left quadriceps in a freak run-in with a skate. Ruff suddenly backpedaled yesterday when asked about the..." April 26

  • Ruff is playing games, but Roy is playing Game Seven

    Buffalo News "Given a night to reconsider, Lindy Ruff reverted to the usual mind games. After Sunday's loss, Ruff had said that Derek Roy would be returning to the lineup for Game Seven. "He's got to be ready," he said. But come Monday morning, Ruff was back in full playoff coach mode. When pressed for..." April 26

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