© Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Patrick Maroon getting interest Michael Russo: Unrestricted free agent Patrick Maroon has over six ‘job opportunities’ for this season. No update on RFA Ivan Barbashev Jeremy Rutherford: As of yesterday, there is no update on St. Louis Blues restricted free agent forward Ivan Barbashev according to his agent. Guerin leading
© James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports Blues-Maroon still not out of the question Ben Frederickson: St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong said that Joel Edmundson would be signed by afternoon. Patrick Maroon and the Blues are still on each other’s radar. There is no update on Ivan Barbashev yet. Wild interview two potential GMs Michael Russo
Blues mailbag and notes Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: (mailbag) With the St. Louis Blues salary cap situation and young players already under contract, not easy to see Patrick Maroon coming back unless it’s on a PTO. Believe the Blues should be looking to re-sign Alex Pietrangelo and Brayden Schenn to contract extensions.
Limited cap space hindering Oilers Jason Gregor of OilersNation: The Edmonton Oilers would like to add a scoring winger but they don’t have a lot of salary cap space to work with. GM Ken Holland tried to sign a few players at the start of free agency but was outbid. Wayne Simmonds got $1.5 million
report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, we deal with the fallout of day one of free agency. Most of the big names went off the board but there are a few news items worth discussing. The Golden Knights, Oilers and Flames, Islanders and Hurricanes get the bulk of our attention. Golden Knights Trying
© James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports Teams calling Hurricanes hinting at an Aho offer sheet Pierre LeBrun: “According to sources, Carolina got calls from 3 different teams today on Sebastian Aho, hinting at an offer sheet. The ‘Canes told them they would match any offer sheet. Carolina did tell them they would entertain trade conversation. Believe
© William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports Canucks active on the trade market as they look for defensemen Rick Dhaliwal: Source is saying that the Vancouver Canucks are very active in the trade market. Getting the sense that GM Jim Benning has made some trade offers to improve their blue line. It wouldn’t be a surprise if
report this ad Patrick Maroon lifting the Stanley Cup above his head in a St. Louis Blues uniform fulfilled a lifelong dream. The moment didn’t compare to holding the Cup just low enough for his son to kiss it. Maroon will be hailed as a hometown hero for signing with the Blues and helping them
report this ad Hang around Philadelphia in the days after a coach is fired, or a player is traded away, you’ll inevitably hear something along the lines of “Great, another guy who’ll win a championship somewhere else.” Welp, if the St. Louis Blues finish their climb toward the top of the NHL totem pole, those
Should the Senators look to move Craig Anderson? Graeme Nichols of The Athletic: Chris Johnston reported back before the draft that Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson showed a desire to be traded. Anderson’s two-year extension with a $4.75 million cap hit kicked in at the start of the season. He has a 10-team no-trade list.
For those who watched Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday, they’ll have seen a panel that consisted of Nick Kypreos, Elliotte Friedman and Kelly Hrudey and all were loaded with a wealth of information, rumors, speculation and updates regarding the NHL Trade Deadline that closes on Monday. They discussed, Max Pacioretty, Erik Karlsson, Rick Nash,