Josh Rimer: UFA Derek Roy is close to signing. It’s down to two teams. One in the east and one in west.
Espn.com: Brad Richards had interest from the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders, but in the end he wanted a chance to win another Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks.
The St. Louis Blues wanted Jason Spezza. The Blues would have attempted a trade had the Ottawa Senators not dealt him so early in the day.
Nesn.com: The Boston Bruins are looking to trade defenseman as they Bruins can’t go into the Year with nine NHL caliber defensemen.
Edmonton Journal: The Edmonton Oilers are targeting New York Islanders forward Josh Bailey