Are the Colorado Avalanche & Boston Bruins talking trade?
CSNNE.com: The slumping Boston Bruins must make a major move by either replacing head coach Claude Julien or swinging a major trade. Rumors are the Bruins had talks with the Colorado Avalanche regarding left wing Gabriel Landeskog. Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic wanted promising defenseman Brandon Carlo as part of the return but the Bruins declined.
Tampa Bay Lightning trade rumors
ESPN.com: Pierre LeBrun reports the Tampa Bay Lightning could try to convince Valtteri Filppula or Ryan Callahan to waive their no-trade clause to either accept a trade or to be left unprotected in the expansion draft. The Lightning desperately need defensive help.
Will the Detroit Red Wings make a move?
NBCSN: Darren Dreger was on NBCSN and reported Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s plans for his struggling club. Dreger claims Holland intends to “stay the course” for the time being. If they fall further out of playoff contention by February, Dreger speculates players on expiring contracts, such as Drew Miller, Steve Ott, Thomas Vanek and Brendan Smith, could be shopped.