In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Tampa Bay Lightning likely unwillingness to re-sign Cory Conacher and where he’ll wind up as a result. The Minnesota Wild are interested in signing the KHL’s third-leading scorer, but they can’t do so quite yet. Finally, the Chicago Blackhawks are working on a deal with
Oilers interested in Pageau Jim Matheson: The Edmonton Oilers would like Ottawa Senators pending UFA forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau as a rental but they can’t sell the farm to acquire him. Jim Matheson: Pageau would definitely solve the Oilers issues at third-line center. They don’t really have the salary cap space to sign him beyond this
Paajarvi to KHL Aivis Kalnins: It’s sounding like Magnus Paajarvi could be joining Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL. Kaprizov plans on coming to North America Wild Prospects: Minnesota Wild prospect Kirill Kaprizov in an interview: “I think it’s clear. I’m going to the NHL next year.” Michael Russo: Kaprizov’s agent has made it clear several
The Islanders placed defenseman Hickey on waivers today David Pagnotta: The New York Islanders have been trying to trade defenseman Thomas Hickey since last season. He has three years on his deal at a $2.5 million salary cap hit. There may not have been a trade worth taking out there, so he’s on waivers today.