Lightning and Point not making progress Pierre LeBrun: There has been very little progress made between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Brayden Point. Get the sense that this may be stalled more than people think. It will get done, but from as far as can tell, they are not remotely close on a deal. The
After one of the best seasons in recent years, the Tampa Bay Lightning cleaned up at the NHL Awards in June. Forward Nikita Kucherov took home three awards — the Hart Trophy, Art Ross Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award — and goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy won the Vezina Trophy as the league’s best goaltender. Related: The
© Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports About AAV for Rantanen? Adrian Dater: The gap between the Colorado Avalanche and restricted free agent Mikko Rantanen is not about the term, it’s about the AAV. Many offers for Boeser James (@Account4hockey): Michael Russo said on KFAN 103 on labour day that the Vancouver Canucks have made contract
Home NHL Free Agents NHL Rumors: Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Rangers and the Columbus Blue… © Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports A bridge deal for Point makes sense … A good chance Kreider is moved by the deadline Dan Rosen of NHL.com: (mailbag) Could see the Tampa Bay Lightning trying to do a bridge deal
Bruins considering Boyle? Jimmy Murphy of Boston Hockey Now: A source is saying that free agent forward Brian Boyle has had some talks with the Boston Bruins to see if there could be a fit. The source did not know how far long the talks got, but there is a mutual interest. A problem for
Kreider’s name still out there Larry Brooks: A couple of sources have said that New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider‘s “names is out there everywhere.” The Rangers buyout window closes at 5:00 pm. Hynes meets up with Hall in Toronto Mike Morreale: New Jersey Devils assistant GM Tom Fitzgerald updating the Taylor Hall situation: “I
The Blue Jackets and restricted free agent Werenski Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch: Do the Columbus Blue Jackets look at signing restricted free agent defenseman Zach Werenski to a bridge deal or do they try to get a long-term deal? Which road does Werenski prefer? Werenski doesn’t have a lot of leverage this offseason
© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Top 10 ‘untradeable’ NHL contracts Ken Campbell of The Hockey News: The ‘bad’ contracts of Milan Lucic, James Neal, and David Clarkson have been traded over the past week or so. Taking a look at the top 10 contracts that have four or more seasons remaining that may be untradeable.