Looking like the Senators will land Zub TSN: The Ottawa Senators are expected to sign KHL free agent defenseman Artyom Zub. “The expectation is that Zub, who’s got the potential to be a top-four shutdown D-man in the NHL, will sign with the Ottawa Senators,“ TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger said Thursday on Insider Trading.
Zub still looking at the Senators Darren Dreger: 24-year old free agent defenseman Artyom Zub has his NHL list down to two team. The Ottawa Senators are still his top choice. Zub is expected to make a decision in the next few weeks. Igor Eronko: “Zub doesn’t play PP cause his playmaking abilities are not
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news coming out regarding Jim Little’s firing in Ottawa, and the details aren’t pretty. The New York Islanders are struggling and if they miss the playoffs, questions about what they’ll do and who’ll they’ll target. Finally, it doesn’t sound like the New York Rangers will have a busy
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly’s recent projection of a salary cap between $84 million and $88 million for 2020-21 was good news for several cap-strapped clubs like the Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, and Toronto Maple Leafs. The higher the cap, the more room to re-sign key players and bolster their lineups for next season. For
Nick Paul’s path to the NHL hasn’t been straightforward, but he’s there now, and his role on the Ottawa Senators team for now and the future is becoming more and more clear as the season progresses. Make Or Break Heading into the 2019-20 season, Paul’s place in the Sens organization was a question mark in
Kings looking for some Ferrell luck? Pierre LeBrun: The Los Angeles Kings are talking to Will Ferrell about being their representative at the NHL draft lottery in April. Not sure if it will actually happen. The Penguins inquired about Hainsey at the deadline Dan Kingerski: At the trade deadline the Pittsburgh Penguins spoke with the
Islanders done with Ho-Sang? Arthur Staple: It’s sounding like the New York Islanders are officially done with Josh Ho-Sang. Ho-Sang is still Islanders property but he is playing with the St. Louis Blues AHL affiliate. Senators talking with Borowiecki’s camp Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators GM Pierre Dorion said on TSN 1200 said that he’s spoken
Deadline fallout notes on the Panthers, Senators, Canucks, Maple Leafs, and Canadiens Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic: The Carolina Hurricanes were in competition with the Florida Panthers to acquire Brady Skjei from the New York Rangers at the deadline. The Panthers problem was that they were trying to move salary out in the deal according
Unwavering confidence. That is what Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen showed when he spoke to the media on Monday after having a much quieter trade deadline than last season. They made just two moves on the day. However the team seems pleased with how things went. You can watch his availability below. [embedded content]
Red Wings sit two players Nick Cotsonika: The Detroit Red Wings held forward Andreas Athanasiou and defenseman Mike Green out of the lineup for asset management. They don’t have a trade that is imminent. DeSmith scratch for injury and not trade related Dan Kingerski: Pittsburgh Penguins AHL goaltender Casey DeSmith as a late scratch but
Jets acquire defenseman DeMelo The Ottawa Senators have traded pending UFA defenseman Dylan DeMelo to the Winnipeg Jets for a 2020 third-round pick. Scott Billeck: DeMelo said that he could see himself be a Jet beyond this season, but hasn’t thought too much about his future yet. Will play out the season and see how
Scouting the Pittsburgh Penguins and Toronto Maple Leafs Dan Kingerski: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Penguins – Maple Leafs game include the Edmonton Oilers (regional scout), Dallas Stars, New York Rangers, and the New Jersey Devils. Scouting the Philadelphia Flyers and Columbus Blue Jackets Adam Kimelman: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Flyers –
Rumor roundup involving the Sharks, Devils, Wild, Canadiens, Panthers, Senators, and the Rangers Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: The San Jose Sharks season is a writeoff and the “For Sale” sign is up. Defenseman Brenden Dillon is expected to be traded and there will be teams keeping an eye on Joe Thornton. Thornton carries
No contract extension talks for Gustafsson Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times: The 28-year old Erik Gustafsson isn’t sure if he’ll be with the Chicago Blackhawks after the February 24th NHL trade deadline. “What happens, happens,” Gustafsson said Tuesday. “If I get traded or stay here, it’s something I have to deal with. But I
Team watching the Kings … Rangers and Kreider to talk … No talks for Pageau Sportsnet: Teams are keeping an eye on the Los Angeles Kings who are going to be sellers ahead of the NHL trade deadline. At the Kings-Devils game: “There are three scouts there from each of the Winnipeg Jets and also
Scouting the Columbus Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings last night Mark Scheig: Scouts listed to attend last night’s game Blue Jackets and Red Wings game: Colorado Avalanche (4), Florida Panthers, New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars, Vegas Golden Knights, Carolina Hurricanes, and the Washington Capitals. Scouting the Winnipeg Jets and Ottawa
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.
Teams may not be willing to move first-round picks for rentals Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic: More teams are looking at a make the playoffs for longer-run as opposed to trying to go “all-in” for two or three years – wanting to hold on to picks and high prospects instead of trying to win now.