Vegas Golden Knights off-season rumors
Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman speculates the Vegas Golden Knights could prefer re-signing pending UFAs James Neal and David Perron to salaries within the range of Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith ($5-million annual cap hit) and Tomas Tatar’s $5.3 million. Same for restricted free agent William Karlsson. He thinks Perron could be kept on a short-term deal. The Golden Knights could be aggressive in the trade and free-agent markets, with Erik Karlsson and John Carlson as possible targets.
Habs looking to move down in the draft
NHL Network: Jeff Marek was on satellite NHL Radio talking to Gord Stellick and the trade rumors he hears is the Montreal Canadiens will be looking to trade the 3rd overall pick and move down in the draft. The Habs are looking for a big first round center and they believe a big center will not be taken in the early 1st round picks.
Top 10 Buyout Candidates this Summer
Here are the Top 10 buyout candidate this off-season:
- Ottawa Senators winger Marian Gaborik
- Philadelphia Flyers forward Jori Lehtera
- Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Scott Darling
- Dallas Stars center Jason Spezza
- Minnesota Wild winger Tyler Ennis
- San Jose Sharks defenseman Paul Martin
- Calgary Flames right wing Troy Brouwer
- Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky
- Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Matt Hunwick
- Buffalo Sabres left wing Matt Moulson