Sportsnet: The Columbus Blue Jackets have plenty of young forwards to use as trade bait to land a defensemen. The Montreal Canadiens have interest in Blue Jackets forward Kerby Rychel. Could a Jarred Tinordi for Rychel trade be in the works this offseason?
TSN Radio: Darren Dreger was on the radio and he feels Mike Babcock will stay with the Detroit Red Wings. The Wings will not match the offer the Buffalo Sabres are rumored to have offered Babcock. The Sabres are offering $30 million for 6 years. The Wings will not match the salary but they will on term. The Wings are rumored to be offering $3.25 million/year.
NorthJersey.com: Patrik Elias, 39, is in the final year of his contract and is hopeful he finished his career as a New Jersey Devil. Elias said he will understand if new GM Ray Shero wants to trade him. Elias has a full no-movement clause, giving him say over potential trade destinations.
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