Canucks may not commit to Virtanen long-term TSN Radio Vancouver: Don Taylor on TSN 1040 radio on Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen: “I just get the feeling they’re done with Jake. This is his 1st opportunity to play in a postseason, and this happens. Travis Green has seen Virtanen since 2014, he doesn’t believe in
Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press: The Detroit Red Wings acquired forward Robby Fabbri from the St. Louis Blues this past season. In 51 games with the Red Wings, he recorded 14 goals and added 17 assists. He’s a pending restricted free agent and signing him to a two-year contract would make sense.
Potential options for the Islanders to clear up salary cap space Arthur Staple of The Athletic: (mailbag) New York Islanders defenseman Sebastian Aho could start next season back in Sweden. It’s possible he could sign there long-term. It is hard to see how he cracks the Islanders roster. He hasn’t really gotten a shot in
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news that Filip Zadina of the Detroit Red Wings could be heading to the Czech Republic, Oilers’ prospect Philip Broberg might actually make the team’s top-six, and is there any more news on the Taylor Hall talks with Arizona? Finally, where did the name Kraken come from for
Trade options for the Detroit Red Wings Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News: The Detroit Red Wings have $46.2 million committed to 11 players for next season. They’ll have to make some decisions on their 12 restricted free agents. Some will be back and they’ll have salary cap space available to make trades with cap-strapped
Kings draft targets Shawn Simpson: Though it is still early the 2020 NHL draft process, has been told that the Los Angeles Kings are looking at forwards Quinten Byfield and Tim Stutzle, and defensemen Jamie Drysdale. The Kings hold the No. 2 pick. Red Wings draft pick could be playing close to Detroit Ryan Kennedy:
The Red Wings could have the cap space to go after a home state defenseman Matt Larkin of The Hockey News: The Detroit Red Wings didn’t have good enough assets at the trade deadline to get them an extra first-round pick, but they were able to land a couple of seconds. $11 million comes off
Notes on the Senators, Devils, Non-playoff teams, and Trevor Daley Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: Don’t think that the NHL is looking to remove Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk, but the “The Organ Project” allegations should be investigated. The New Jersey Devils GM conversations continue. Tom Fitzgerald is a candidate and they’ve spoken with Ed Olczyk.
Sharks who could be back and who are likely gone Kevin Kurz of The Athletic: Looking at some San Jose Sharks who have played their last game with the team and who should be back. Melker Karlsson – An injury before the trade deadline likely prevented him from being traded. There is a mutual interest
Can’t see Eichel on the trade block Dan Rosen of NHL.com: (mailbag) Hard to see Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel on the trade block. It would take a lot for the Sabres to move him, if they’d consider it at all. If they were to consider, it would take at least one key NHL player
Robby Fabbri hopes he can stay in Detroit Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News: Robby Fabbri is thankful for the opportunity the Detroit Red Wings gave him. The pending restricted free agent responded with 15 goals and 17 assists in 61 games. Contract talks between the sides haven’t begun but he hopes something can be
Some offseason questions for each of the team that didn’t make the playoffs Josh Beneteau of Sportsnet: Questions for each of the seven teams that didn’t qualify for the 24-team playoff format. Detroit Red Wings – How many of their pending free agents will be back next season? None of their UFAs including Jimmy Howard
Sabres may not be interested in trading Ristolainen Luke Fox of Sportsnet: The fate of interim coach Bob Boughner in San Jose is still up in the air. The New Jersey Devils are still deciding on interim GM Tom Fitzgerald and are also interviewing head coaches. The Buffalo Sabres have missed the playoffs for nine
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the NHL has officially honored a few stars with awards, putting any debate to rest about where the play-in points might go. In Montreal, the Montreal Canadiens got good news and potentially bad news. The Toronto Maple Leafs are adding a prospect to their playoff roster, and the San Jose
Offseason outlook for the Detroit Red Wings Max Bultman of The Athletic: The Detroit Red Wings season is officially over. They finished dead last and hold an 18.5 percent chance of winning the first overall pick. Anthony Mantha, Tyler Bertuzzi and Robby Fabbri are just a few of their pending RFAs. Jonathan Ericsson, Trevor Daley
Devils were interested in Gronborg Jokke Nevalainen: From a Hockeysverige.se report, the New Jersey Devils were interested in Rikard Gronborg as their head coach but he wasn’t allowed to get out of his contract with Zurich. Red Wings RFA Timashov, and free agent options in net Mark Falkner of the Detroit News: There was a
Ansar Khan of MLive: The Detroit Red Wings season will officially be over this week when the NHL announces the 24-team playoff format. Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman can start planning for next season. One of Yzerman’s decisions will be whether or not they will exercise the team option for head coach Jeff Blashill’s contract.
Throughout the 2019-20 season, the highlight of the Detroit Red Wings’ defense was 22-year-old Filip Hronek. In 65 games the young defender registered 31 points, placing him fifth in scoring among Red Wings skaters. With 10 of those points coming on the power play, it appears that the team has itself an offensive catalyst on