Will the Tampa Bay Lightning trade Tyler Johnson?
Tampa Bay Times: Will the Tampa Bay Lightning trade Tyler Johnson to free up cap space to sign Nikita Kucherov? Martin Fennelly reports, goaltender Ben Bishop ($5.9 million), center Tyler Johnson ($3.3 million), center Valtteri Filppula ($5 million) and defenseman Jason Garrison ($4.5 million) as potential the trade candidates.
Anaheim Ducks are in trade talks with eastern conference team
TSN: Blake Price reports the following via Twitter: “Pierre Mcguire tells us the Anaheim Ducks are in trade talks with an Eastern Conference team to unload a significant contract, and get room for RFAs.” Rumors are it is Cam Fowler’s contract ($4 million annually through 2017-18) is the one the Ducks intend to move. The New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres, Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs are the likely trade destinations.
Latest Tobias Rieder trade rumors
TSN: Bob McKenzie reports restricted free agent winger Tobias Rieder hasn’t demanded a trade from the Arizona Coyotes, but his agent has suggested it would be in everyone’s best interests to move him if the Coyotes are unwilling to meet his contract demands.