Quick Hits on the Canucks, Kings and Avalanche
Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: One NHL GM this week: “We’d all like to make a (bleeping) trade. But there’s no room to do it.”
Things don’t appear to be trending within the course of a contract extension for Bo Horvat.
The Los Angeles Kings and pending UFA Trevor Moore might be getting nearer to an extension.
The Colorado Avalanche will look so as to add a middle, however it is probably not straight away.
Six potential touchdown spots for Brock Boeser
Matt Larkin of Daily Faceoff: Where might Brock Boeser find yourself? The Vancouver Canucks buying and selling Boeser to Canadian and division rivals the Edmonton Oilers or Calgary Flames doesn’t make numerous sense for them.
Six potential locations for Boeser
Dallas Stars – Are believed to be available in the market for a top-six ahead and are a contending crew. They have cap considerations although and must ship cash out. Would a package deal involving Denis Gurianov work?
Minnesota Wild – Boeser grew up simply south of Minneapolis. They have cap considerations as properly with $14.74 million in useless cash subsequent season and the yr after, however they might use his scoring. Could the Wild ship Matt Dumba to Vancouver, who might then flip the pending UFA?
New Jersey Devils – The Devils at the moment are on the contending aspect of issues. Would have to ship wage out as properly. They have pending UFAs in Miles Wood and Andreas Johnsson and will embody picks and/or prospects.
New York Islanders – Could use one other scorer. Would the Canucks be all in favour of Anthony Beauvillier, who has one yr left at $4.15 million?
New York Rangers – They haven’t internally discovered a top-six proper winger. They have additionally been linked to Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane to fill the precise winger challenge.
Pittsburgh Penguins – The Penguins would want to ship cash out. Pending UFA Jason Zucker is at $5.5 million and possibly he might be a deadline flip to say his hometown Vegas Golden Knights. Would Canucks Jim Rutherford be all in favour of Kasperi Kapanen once more?