The Canucks might use Nils Hoglander as commerce bait for a defenseman
Matt Sekeres of the Daily Hive: Vancouver Canucks ahead Nils Hoglander might discover himself on the fourth line or he may very well be used as commerce bait.
The Canucks are kicking tires on Hurricanes defenseman Ethan Bear in keeping with Iain MacIntyre of Sportsnet. Could the Canucks use Hoglander to amass Bear? doesn’t assume they need to.
If the Canucks do resolve to maneuver on Hoglander (for Bear or one other defenseman), they’d be promoting low on him.
Sweeney not involved about David Pastrnak‘s contract state of affairs
Joe Haggerty: Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney on if they’ve any issues about contracts talks with David Pastrnak heading into the season: “I don’t think there’s a concern. In a perfect world we sign him to be a lifelong Bruin & that’s always been our goal. Hopefully he & his camp feels the exact same way. That’s what our goal is”
Jason Robertson not a Stars camp as the perimeters proceed to speak
Matthew DeFranks: Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill stated that RFA ahead Jason Robertson received’t be at camp when it opens right now: “We’ve had negotiations, ongoing steadily the last couple weeks, but unfortunately won’t be there. Hoping he gets there as soon as possible.”
“Let’s hope this comes together quickly. I think he’s disappointed he’s not at camp and we are too. It is very important for a younger player , and, as you mentioned, new coaching staff and everything else. We do have some time on our side.”
Jakob Chychrun nonetheless hoping for a commerce to a contender
Craig Morgan: Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun stated the was okay with the Coyotes provide on making an attempt to commerce him to a contending workforce as an alternative of going by way of one other rebuild. A deal clearly didn’t get carried out this offseason. Chychrun nonetheless hopes a deal will be discovered.
Craig Morgan: Chychrun stated that he’ll proceed to work exhausting and be a very good teammate. He hopes to be traded to a playoff contender.