General manager Bill Guerin certainly got the Minnesota Wild’s money back and then some by trading forward Jason Zucker, a second-round pick back in the day. That’s the way Wild fans have to look at Zucker, because otherwise it’s hard to see it as a win. Zucker to the Penguins In Zucker, the Wild have
The Minnesota Wild have traded forward Jason Zucker to the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward Alex Galchenyuk, a 2020 1st round pick and defensive prospect Calen Addison. Bob McKenzie: “Official announcement from PIT. The condition on the 2020 first-round pick is that it can be deferred to 2021 if PIT misses the playoffs this season. H/T
Trade deadline notes on the Blackhawks, Penguins, rentals, Senators, and Rangers Emily Kaplan of ESPN: If the Chicago Blackhawks are in a good position at the trade deadline, don’t expect them to do much. GM Stan Bowman would likely hold onto both Robin Lehner and Corey Crawford. Bowman could listen to offers on Erik Gustafsson.
When the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Alex Galchenyuk in a trade involving Phil Kessel last offseason, the team was hoping he’d mesh with the top-six and produce in a similar way that Kessel did. Over halfway through the season, things haven’t gone according to plan. Galchenyuk has just 4 goals and 15 points in 36 games
The injury-ravaged Pittsburgh Penguins recently suffered another blow when Jake Guentzel underwent surgery for an injured shoulder. With the 25-year-old left-winger sidelined four-to-six months, his absence robs the Penguins of one of their leading scorers. Throughout this season, the Penguins have coped with an unusually high number of injuries. Guentzel joins Sidney Crosby, Brian Dumoulin,
Canadiens have a few weeks to decide the trade deadline plans TSN: Pierre LeBrun on TSN noted that the Montreal Canadiens had their pro scouting meetings yesterday. The week of the 20th they have their bye week, and then there is the All-Star break. That is when they could decide how they’ll approach the trade
The NHL is under its annual roster freeze until 12:01 am ET on Dec. 28. After that, teams will be able to engage in trade activity. Despite the recent Taylor Hall trade, most deals involving significant players tend to take place in the month leading up to the annual late February trade deadline. However, several
The Wild could host the 2021 NHL Winter Classic and play the… Greg Wyshynski: The Athletic reported that the 2021 NHL Winter Classic could be hosted by the Minnesota Wild at Target Field. ESPN has learned that their opponents could be one of the Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche, or the Winnipeg Jets.
Is Alex Galchenyuk not fitting in with Pittsburgh? Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: It seems to be happening yet again. Alex Galchenyuk tallied just three points so far in his ten games since coming back from injury. He was a non-factor in New Jersey on Friday night as well. Mike Sullivan said it as
Sportsnet: It’s not looking likely that the New Jersey Devils will be getting Taylor Hall signed to an extension in-season. “I think the Devils now know it’s unlikely they are going to be able to get a contract done during the year,” said Elliotte Friedman during the Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday. “I
Penguins trade talks fell through, but could they pick up again Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: A source has said that at the end of September/start of October that at least one player was told that he could be involved in a trade – which obviously hasn’t happened yet. Talks fell through before injuries
By The Canadian Press October 9th, 2019 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins placed forward Alex Galchenyuk on injured reserve after he aggravated an undisclosed injury that limited him during the preseason. Galchenyuk joins centre Evgeni Malkin and forward Bryan Rust and Nick Bjugstad on IR for the Penguins, who are off to a 1-2-0 start.
Penguins probably won’t be negotiating with Murray and Schultz in-season Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Both Alex Galchenyuk and Justin Schultz will be unrestricted free agents after this season. Restricted free agents for the Pittsburgh Penguins will include Matt Murray, Marcus Pettersson, Jared McCann, Dominik Kahun and Dominik Simon. That group of seven carries a
© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Is it time to worry about Brayden Point‘s contract situation? Joe Smith of The Athletic (mailbag): The craziest thing with this restricted free agent jam up is that no one in Tampa Bay even worries about Brayden Point. Point’s teammates seem unfazed by the slow process. “(I’m) not too worried
© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The Flyers and Konecny nearing a deal? Jason Myrtetus: Have spoken with someone who is in the know with regards to the Philadelphia Flyers and RFA Travis Konecny, and was told that a deal could be very close. It will likely be a bridge deal, two or three years with
report this ad It finally happened. After what has seemed like months of speculation regarding a potential trade between the Arizona Coyotes and Pittsburgh Penguins, with Phil Kessel being the centerpiece of the deal, the swap finally happened late on Saturday afternoon, with the news breaking at around 4:30 P.M. local time in the Valley
report this ad Phil Kessel has been traded by the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Arizona Coyotes. Details of the trade are that the Penguins will receive forward Alex Galchenyuk, and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph in exchange for Kessel, defenseman Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick. No salary was retained in the deal. Kessel spent the past
© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Phil Kessel, Dane Birks, and a 2020 4th round pick to the Arizona Coyotes for forward Alex Galchenyuk and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph. The 31-year old Kessel was drafted 5th overall in the 1st round pick of the 2006 draft. He carries a $6.8 million