Will John Tavares be traded?
TSN: Craig Button gives his opinion on the John Tavares situation, suggesting Los Angeles Kings’ center Anze Kopitar’s contract ($10 million annual average value) as a comparable. If Tavares doesn’t re-sign with the New York Islanders, he lists the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs as possible destinations.
Latest Evander Kane rumors
TSN 1290: Darren Dreger’s appearance on Winnipeg’s TSN 1290 discussing Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane. While Dreger acknowledges it’s looking more likely Kane will open the 2017-18 season with the Sabres, he suggests there’s still time for a time in “win-now” mode to take a chance on him. Teams have expressed interest in the Sabres winger were in that “win-now” mindset, though he didn’t know who they were.
Will Cody Franson sign with the New Jersey Devils?
North Jersey.com: Unrestricted free agent Cody Franson could be a good fit with the New Jersey Devils, but Andrew Gross believes Franson seeks more than a one- or two-year contract. He doesn’t think the Devils would go for that.