Home NHL Rumors NHL Rumors: The Calgary Flames and the Buffalo Sabres Keys to the Calgary Flames offseason ESPN: Looking at the keys to the Calgary Flames offseason. Assess their goaltending – Mike Smith had a good playoff, but the pending unrestricted free agent only posted .898 save percentage during the regular season. 26-year old
Would the Bruins break up their veteran core? Jimmy Murphy: (before Game 6 yesterday) If the Boston Bruins lose their first-round series to the Toronto Maple Leafs, could see them breaking up their veteran core of Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask. It could be their last go together. does
The Anaheim Ducks have traded defenseman Brandon Montour to the Buffalo Sabres for a conditional 2019 1st round draft pick and defensive prospect Brendan Guhle. The 24-year old Montour was drafted 55th overall in the 2nd round of the 2014 draft by the Anaheim Ducks. He carries a $3.3875 million salary cap hit for another
McLellan making his way to LA Bob McKenzie: Todd McLellan isn’t a candidate for the Buffalo Sabres head coaching position any more. The sides talked but no offer was never finalized. McLellan is expected to be named the next coach of the Los Angeles Kings. Dennis Bernstein: As reported back on Wednesday, McLellan will be
report this ad In today’s News & Notes, the Boston Bruins had some familiar faces back at practice on Friday, including Sean Kuraly, Todd McLellan is not expected to be the next coach in Buffalo and the Calgary Flames have signed Adam Ruzicka. Kuraly, Moore Skate, DeBrusk Absent Kuraly skated at Bruins’ practice with a
31 Thoughts rumor roundup Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon will meet again later this month with Roberto Luongo to talk about his future. “We’ll have really good discussions about what’s best for and the Panthers.” Around 70 percent of Joel Quenneville‘s $6 million salary this year will be covered by the
The first day after the conclusion of the NHL regular season is always a rough one for coaches of teams that didn’t qualify for postseason contention. While some are able to keep their position and work towards improving in the future, there are often those who don’t get that same courtesy and who find themselves
Into the mind of Taylor Hall this offseason… Neal McHale: The merry-go-round with Taylor Hall and the New Jersey Devils has begun with one clear message. Ray Shero must work on the team’s talent gap this summer. It is time. If New Jersey expects to keep Hall around, they must address that first and foremost.
Arizona Coyotes eye more changes in offseason Craig Morgan of The Athletic: Again, Arizona faces uncertainty from a multitude of fronts. One of them will be what they do with John MacLean. Will they keep him or let him go? From a free agent standpoint, Richard Panik and Darcy Kuemper expect to test the market.
Joel Quenneville all but hired in Florida already? Darren Dreger: The Florida Panthers fired Bob Boughner on Sunday and could be naming a new coach as soon as Monday. Reports suggest that Joel Quenneville becomes the next boss. He still has one year and $6 million owed from the Chicago Blackhawks. The expectation is that
Costs for Karlsson and Gardiner on the open market could be … Chris Johnston of Sportsnet: If defenseman Erik Karlsson doesn’t re-sign with the San Jose Sharks, he could be looking a seven-year contract extension around $12 million per season. Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner could be looking long-term deal in the $6.5 million
Schuldt to narrow down list Michael Russo: St. Cloud State Jimmy Schuldt will meet with his agent on today to get a list down to five or six. There are lots of teams interested, with the Minnesota Wild being of them. After they shrink the list, they will talk to each team a little more