Will Erik Karlsson be traded today?
Sportsnet 590: Ottawa hockey analyst Jason York was on the radio discussing Erik Karlsson. York feels it does not make sense for the Ottawa Senators to trade Erik Karlsson at the NHL Trade Deadline. He believes the Sens should wait till the 2018 NHL Draft and see where the Sens draft in the lottery. The Sens are likely to get a better return for Karlsson is the summer than right now. York feels there is a better chance that Mike Hoffman and Zack Smith are traded today.
Are the Pittsburgh Penguins bringing back Matt Cullen?
The Athletic: Josh Yohe reports the Pittsburgh Penguins are now loaded down the middle, but numerous sources saying they are still interested in bringing back Matt Cullen. Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher hasn’t indicated if Cullen is available or not. The Penguins are under impression that as of last night, he’s not available. The Wild are still in the playoff race in the West. The Penguins are also considering adding a defenseman and a left winger.
The Winnipeg Jets looking at Max Domi
Mike McIntyre is reporting the Winnipeg Jets could trade for Arizona Coyotes center Max Domi. The organization liked him at his draft and tried to get him. The pending RFA isn’t having a good season – 5 goals and 22 assists.
Scott Billeck: The Jets had two scouts watching the Chicago Blackhawks the other night. Artem Anisimov could be an option if they are looking for a center. There has also been speculation about winger Ryan Hartman and Red Wings Tomas Tatar.