Sabres haven’t considered not qualifying Montour Paul Hamilton: Buffalo Sabres GM Kevyn Adams on the speculation that they may not give restricted free agent defenseman Brandon Montour a qualifying offer: “That’s news to me. We have not even considered that. All of our conversations about Brandon have been very positive, so not sure where that’s
Some realistic and blockbuster trade targets for the Buffalo Sabres John Vogl of The Athletic: The Buffalo Sabres have just 10 players under contract for next season. New GM Kevyn Adams has eight restricted free agents to deal with, but he’ll have some cap space to possibly get creative with. There are many teams this
No update on Boughner’s coaching status Kevin Kurz: San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson on Bob Boughner‘s status: “The process continues and there is nothing to update on Boogie’s situation.” Ducks mailbag Eric Stephens of The Athletic: (mailbag) The Anaheim Ducks have already re-signed restricted free agents Christian Djoos, Brendan Guhle, and now Troy Terry.
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
Rory Boylen of Sportsnet: Looking at a potential trade candidate for each team in the Western Conference. Anaheim Ducks – Adam Henrique – Carries a $6 million cap hit through 2023-24. The centerman could interest some teams. Arizona Coyotes – Derek Stepan – The Coyotes may need to clear some cap space for their free