NJ.com: Lou Lamoriello stated he’d consider trading their 1st round pick if the NJ Devils do not win the NHL draft lottery to land Connor McDavid.
The Devils will draft 6th overall. Would the Devils be interested in trading for Toronto Maple Leafs Phil Kessel for the 6th overall pick, plus a top prospect? The Leafs would then draft Dylan Strome / Noah Hanifin 4th overall and draft Lawson Crouse / Mitch Marner 6th overall.
The Boston Globe: Boston Bruins power forward Milan Lucic is scheduled to make $6 million next year and his UFA status raises questions about his future with the Bruins. The team would like to free up cap space and Lucic is a prime candidate to be traded. Lucic has a limited no-trade clause, giving the winger some say over potential trade destinations. He must provide a list of 15 favorable trade destinations.
Philly.com: Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall would like to find an upgrade on defense and a skilled forward via free agency or trade this summer. Hextall hopes to improve the backup goalie position, rumors are he likes Calgary’s Karri Ramo and the Islanders’ Michael Neuvirth could be on his radar.