Latest Matt Duchene trade rumors
TSN.ca: Pierre LeBrun reports Nashville Predators general manager David Poile has made a couple of inquiries into the availability of Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene. Darren Dreger speculates interest in Duchene could increase if he requests a trade, citing the Predators, Arizona Coyotes and St. Louis Blues are in that mix of clubs seeking help at forward.
Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman speculates the Montreal Canadiens are among the clubs looking at Matt Duchene. He also believes the New York Islanders have some interest in Duchene and suggests the Carolina Hurricanes, with their depth in young defensemen, could be a good fit for what the Avalanche are trying to do.
Will Ben Bishop be traded at the NHL Trade Deadline?
ESPN: Pierre LeBrun believes the Tampa Bay Lightning would move pending UFA goalie Ben Bishop at the nhl trade deadline “for the right price,” but so far there’s not much interest. Perhaps that will change as this month progresses. LeBrun also feels the Lightning could trade for a defenseman regardless of where they are in the standings, noting it’s been a significant issue for a while now. Whether it’s the Blues’ Kevin Shattenkirk if he goes on the market or one of the Anaheim Ducks’ young blueliner