The Ottawa Senators need to shed salary if they want to re-sign Shane Pinto and get him on the roster before the NHL season starts in two weeks.
NHL trade rumors suggest that the Philadelphia Flyers may assist the Senators by acquiring forward Mathieu Joseph and adding a sweetener to the trade.
Will Mathieu Joseph be traded to the Philadelphia Flyers?
Friedman went on to say that the Flyers want a high-end prospect added to the trade if a deal is to be completed.
There have been NHL trade rumors regarding the Senators and their potential plans for Pinto. Some sources suggest that they may choose to re-sign him instead of trading him. However, Pinto is unwilling to accept a lower salary, especially after seeing Sanderson receive an $8 million contract extension despite his limited experience of only 77 games played so far in his career.