TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported early Thursday that the Philadelphia Flyers and restricted free agent defenseman Ivan Provorov were creeping closer to an extension. With Zach Werenski signed in Columbus, the value of similar defensemen in the NHL was becoming clearer and while the Flyers and Provorov signed a different type of contract than Werenski did
On McAvoy and Provorov after Werenski signing (three years, $15 million) Bob McKenzie: Tweet thread. “Nothing imminent on the Charlie McAvoy (BOS) or Ivan Provorov (PHI) RFA deals but with camp opening this week, and CBJ signing Zach Werenski to a three-year, $15M deal today, expectation is talks on McAvoy and Provorov will heat up
Hurricanes and Ducks talking Faulk Elliotte Friedman: Need to keep an eye on the Carolina Hurricanes and Anaheim Ducks regarding defenseman Justin Faulk. There have been ongoing talks between the two teams. There are still some details to be worked out. Elliotte Friedman: Faulk has a partial no-trade clause and the Ducks are on it.
© Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Senators turning their attention to Chabot Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: The Ottawa Senators have turned their attention to getting defenseman Thomas Chabot signed to an extension after locking up Colin White last week. “In the case of Colin White we were able to keep everything very confidential
© Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Into the Ivan Provorov contract scenarios… Jordan Hall and Brooke Destra of NBC Sports Philadelphia recently wrote: What is Ivan Provorov worth to be honest? He gets utilized as a number one defenseman but is he? When it comes to market comparables, Provorov presents a bit of a problem. Jacob
© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Wild have interview two GM candidates already Michael Russo of The Athletic: Sources have said that the Minnesota Wild have already interviewed Ron Hextall and Peter Chiarelli for their vacant GM position. The Wild still plan on interviewing more candidates and there is no timetable to name their new GM.
In these dog days of summer, when the excitement of the draft and free agency have faded and the majority of rosters have taken shape, minor alterations and depth signings aside, the Philadelphia Flyers still have some hard work left to be done. Restricted free agents (RFAs) Travis Konecny and Ivan Provorov have yet to
Charlie McAvoy big deal? Maybe not so fast… Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston: A myriad of arguments is used as to why Charlie McAvoy is not near that level of a Zach Werenski. The one clear aspect is health. Second, McAvoy showing flashes is one thing but producing throughout an entire season is different.
© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports No urgency for the Rangers and Trouba yet Larry Brooks of The NY Post: Jacob Trouba‘s arbitration date is set for July 25th and it seems that it would be a surprise if it got that far. It seems unlikely that they’d settle on a one-year deal as it would
© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Asking price to acquire and sign Jacob Trouba won’t be cheap Larry Brooks of the NY Post: The New York Rangers and New York Islanders are among the teams aggressively going after Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba. The New Jersey Devils are also interested. The cost to acquire Trouba is
© Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports No buyout decisions yet Sam Carchidi: Philadelphia Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher said that they haven’t made any decisions about potential buyout yet. thinks that Andrew MacDonald is a strong candidate. Hayes to visit Philly Dave Isaac: Fletcher said that contract talks with Kevin Hayes have generally been positive but they
© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Who might be interested in Trouba Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun: If trading defenseman Jacob Trouba was an easy deal to make they likely would have done so by now. Contract talks haven’t been easy in the past. The Jets would like to sign him to a long-term deal
Flyers listening to trade offers for the 11th overall pick Sam Carchidi: Philadelphia Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher said that he is listening to any trade offers for their first round pick – 11th overall. He is okay with the idea of keeping the pick if he doesn’t get his asking price but adds “if we
Malkin on Rumors Igor Eronko: Evgeni Malkin to @galkevich32: “I’m used to the talks I’m get traded so it doesn’t get me nervous. Now I’m in the team Russia and I’ll try to prove I’m good. I had a bad season and I’m going to get me out of the pit. Sometimes criticism is justified.
Mitch Marner, Mike Babcock, and the Toronto Maple Leafs Jonas Siegel of The Athletic: Mitch Marner contract talk presents as a contentious topic. Marner possesses much leverage tallying 94 points last season and an expectation of even high next year. Kyle Dubas knows this and playmakers like him are rare. Marner established himself as an