Can the Pittsburgh Penguins trade Marc-Andre Fleury?
Triblive.com: Jonathan Bombulie reports Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford prefers to retain Marc-Andre Fleury as goaltending insurance over the remainder of the season and into the playoffs, But with Fleury now relegated to backup status, Rutherford said he’ll listen if the veteran netminder asks to be dealt. Bombulie notes Fleury’s $5.75 million annual salary-cap hit through 2018-19 and limited no-trade clause are significant hurdles that could make moving him difficult.
Latest Kevin Shattenkirk trade rumors
ESPN: Pierre LeBrun reports the St. Louis Blues are open to doing a “sign and trade” deal with defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, but they aren’t finding many takers for the trade part of the deal. He cites sources claiming interested clubs are only interested in acquiring Shattenkirk as a playoff rental.
Latest Buffalo Sabres trade rumors
The Buffalo News: Mike Harrington reports Buffalo Sabres captain Brian Gionta could attract the most attention if Buffalo GM Tim Murray goes into sell mode by the trade deadline. Pending free agents such as goaltender Anders Nilsson and defenseman Cody Franson and Dmitry Kulikov could also garner some interest.