Will Milan Lucic sign with the Edmonton Oilers or Vancouver Canucks?
Edmonton Journal: Milan Lucic would like to re-sign with the LA Kings but the team may not be able to sign him because of Salary Cap issues. Pierre LeBrun is reporting that Lucic could be open to signing with the Vancouver Canucks or Edmonton Oilers if he hits the open market on July 1.
Detroit Red Wings interested in Steven Stamkos
TSN: Darren Dreger is reporting the Detroit Red Wings are looking at Steven Stamkos as a UFA option but they must move out Pavel Datsyuk’s $7.5 million cap hit. Red Wings GM Ken Holland is working hard to move Datsyuk’s contract to a team that needs to reach the salary-cap floor next season. Holland will likely have to trade a top prospect with Datsyuk for a deal to work.
New York Rangers looking to make some trades
TSN: Bob McKenzie is reporting the New York Rangers will be talking to a lot of teams about a lot of players in a bit of a retool. Whether it is Rick Nash, Derek Stepan, Derick Brassard, McKenzie said they’re not going to give those players away, but they are open to trading them.