In today’s NHL rumors rundown, could the Winnipeg Jets organization go undergo massive changes? The Buffalo Sabres would like Craig Anderson to return but are waiting to see how he feels about playing another season at the age of 40. The Edmonton Oilers are going to wait on deciding the future of head coach Jay
The Senators future Shawn Simpson: Have been asking as to why there has been so much interest in purchasing the Ottawa Senators. Have been told that the price to buy an NHL franchise is very reasonable when comparing it to some other sports. There is the league gambling side of things that have some interested.
Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: There is no league wide database for no-trade and no-movement clauses. Not sure if the Vegas Golden Knights will be interested in the LTIR contracts of Bryan Little or Shea Weber. Montreal Canadiens GM Kent Hughes was the agent for Ottawa Senators forward Colin White when he negotiated his current contract.
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the New York Rangers are one of the teams potentially interested in Phil Kessel. Are they willing to take on his big cap hit? Meanwhile, the New Jersey Devils aren’t receiving calls on P.K.Subban. Is there another option the team has to move him? If the Boston Bruins don’t acquire
Arthur Staple of The Athletic: Some potential trade targets for the New York Rangers. Rickard Rakell – pending UFA – If the Rangers aren’t able to land Canucks J.T. Miller, Rakell could be one top-six winger the Rangers look at. Rakell is familiar with Mike Zibanejad. It may not cost a first-round pick for Rakell.
Canucks among the teams interested in Kuzmenko Rick Dhaliwal: The Vancouver Canucks are one of the many teams who have reached out to KHLs Andrei Kuzmenko’s agent, Dan Milstein. When his KHL season is over, teams will start talking to Kuzmenko. In 45 games this season with St. Petersburg the 26-year old has 53 points.
Some pending UFAs who could be on the move Dan Rosen of NHL.com: Pending UFAs that might find themselves available ahead of the trade deadline include Claude Giroux, Marc-Andre Fleury, Tomas Hertl, Phil Kessel, Joe Pavelski and John Klingberg. Giroux holds the hammer on if he’ll be traded for not. If Fleury wants to be traded, the Washington Capitals, Colorado
This holiday season, there’s a lot the Edmonton Oilers can be thankful for. Technically, the team is still in a playoff spot. So too, the team has mostly avoided major injury, although Mike Smith’s situation is a bit confusing and the COVID situation has left the team in a bit of a pickle when it
Welcome to another rendition of Coyotes Corner, and there was no shortage of news last week. Most of the Arizona Coyotes‘ headlines, in fact, were off the ice, with even more drama to the team’s ever-evolving feud with the City of Glendale. The most recent development highlighted a failure to remain current on taxes, as
In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, Darnell Nurse and Devin Shore are on the ice for the Oilers full practice today, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins hit an incredible milestone, plus one scribe takes a look at a potential fit for Edmonton before the NHL trade deadline. Finally, should the Oilers consider Ben Chiarot or Carey
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Toronto Maple Leafs are being forced to sign a goaltender to an amateur tryout due to cap space restraints. Meanwhile, the Edmonton Oilers are getting an important forward back into their lineup. The Montreal Canadiens have been told the league won’t challenge their decision to place Shea Weber on
That’s a wrap on the preseason! The Arizona Coyotes finished their exhibition slate an impressive 5-1, and though the wins obviously don’t impact anything from a regular season perspective, it was certainly encouraging to see the team piece together quality shifts, considering the new-look roster, coaches, and systems. Meanwhile, the Phil Kessel trade rumors are
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, Darnell Nurse talks his new contract with the Edmonton Oilers. What led him to signing an eight-year deal and was it true that he originally wanted a four-year pact? Is there any further news on what the New York Islanders are doing? They’ve announced one deal, what about the others?
According to a report by David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, now that the Arizona Coyotes have paid forward Phil Kessel a $5 million bonus he was due on July 1st, the team is looking to trade the player. Because he’s only owed $1 million in real dollars to finish off the final year of his current contract,
It was an up-and-down week for the Arizona Coyotes to begin the 2020-21 season. They started out with a solid showing against the San Jose Sharks, earning three points in two games at Gila River Arena, but a trip to Sin City proved unfruitful for the ‘Yotes, as they suffered two regulation losses to the
It’s no secret that the offense hasn’t been the strength of an Arizona Coyotes team since…. well, ever. The ‘Yotes moved to the Valley of the Sun 25 years ago, and, since then, they’ve scored the second-fewest goals in the league, at 2.58 per game. They finished in the top-10 in goals only once, in
Phil Kessel has won two Stanley Cups. He’s had six seasons of 30-plus goals, and had a streak of 11 years at 20 or more broken by the COVID-19 shutdown. He was a highly touted Boston Bruins draft pick at fifth overall in 2006 and was traded for multiple first-round picks when the transaction that
In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Rumors, I want to review Phil Kessel’s time with the team. I also want to share speculation about which Maple Leafs are likely to make Team Canada for the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games. Related: Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Hyman, Robertson, Tavares & Matthews Third, I