• Red Wings' Cole out for season with spine contusion "Detroit Red Wings forward Erik Cole has been advised by doctors to sit out the remainder of the regular season and the Stanley Cup Playoffs because of a spine contusion, according to the team. Cole said he sustained the injury in the first period of an overtime loss against the Arizona Coyotes..." April 08

  • Stars Trade Forward Erik Cole To Red Wings For Pick And Prospects

    Defending Big D "Word is breaking all across Hockey Twitter right now that Dallas Stars forward Erik Cole and a third round pick have been traded to the Detroit Red Wings for two prospects and a pick." March 02

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    Mike Heika @MikeHeika

    Erik Cole (missed seven games with upper body injury) is a game-time decision for tonight. My guess is he plays.

  • Michael Ryder Trade: Decoding the Dallas Stars Acquisition of Erik Cole

    Defending Big D "We knew something was going to happen. Yesterday afternoon a source informed DBD that the Dallas Stars were working on a trade that was nearly finalized, one that involved the swapping of "two veterans" in what was described as an odd move for the team. When the details finally emerged that the..." February 27

  • Who will win the Michael Ryder for Erik Cole trade?

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "My first instinct when looking at this trade is trepidation. I really, really like Erik Cole as a player and also as a locker room presence. I think he did wonders for Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais last season on that number one line, but these are emotional feelings. Taking a step back I..." February 26

  • Dallas Stars Acquire Erik Cole from Montreal Canadiens for Michael Ryder, 3rd Round Pick

    Defending Big D "In a move that seems to come a little bit of out left field, the Dallas Stars have swapped wingers with the Montreal Canadiens, sending Michael Ryder back to the team that drafted him in exchange for Erik Cole. Both Cole and Ryder scored a career-high 35 goals last seasons with their respective..." February 26

  • Canadiens acquire Michael Ryder from Stars in exchange for Erik Cole

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens have traded forward Erik Cole to the Dallas Stars in exchange for forward Michael Ryder. The trade returns Ryder to the organization that drafted him in the eighth round (216th overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. Canadiens netminder Carey Price tweeted out to his..." February 26

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    Bob McKenzie @

    MTL trades Erik Cole to DAL for Michael Ryder.

  • Cole's departure opens door

    Raleigh News & Observer "Particularly after Erik Cole's brief, unimpressive tenure with the Edmonton Oilers, the conventional wisdom around the NHL was that he was most at home in a Carolina Hurricanes uniform. Perhaps, though, that conventional wisdom was wrong. Perhaps he was most at home on the road in a Carolina..." July 02

  • Hurricanes' unlikely duo of Corvo, Cole emerge as team leaders

    Raleigh News & Observer "From all appearances, it would seem Erik Cole and Joe Corvo have little in common. Cole is a power forward for the Carolina Hurricanes, while Corvo's a puck-moving defenseman. Cole's voice often can be heard in the locker room, while Corvo moves about the room quietly. Cole has one modest..." February 22