Are the Vancouver Canucks interested in Sam Reinhart?
The Province: Jason Botchford suggests keeping an eye on Buffalo Sabres forward Sam Reinhart, who’s surfaced recently in the rumor mill. He notes the Vancouver Canucks and Sabres “already walked a possible Evander Kane trade quite a distance, so there’s been ground work laid.” Botchford also said trade rumors of Matt Duchene going to the Canucks for blueliner Olli Juolevi are not true.
Latest Montreal Canadiens trade rumors
Ottawa Sun: Bruce Garrioch reports Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergervin is under public pressure to find help for his struggling team. Several of Bergevin’s peers have contacted him to let him know they’re interested in underachieving winger Alex Galchenyuk. Many are wondering if they might shop captain Max Pacioretty if they don’t soon reverse their fortunes. League executives believe Bergevin’s best best is to find a way to pry center Matt Duchene away from the Colorado Avalanche.
Will the Calgary Flames trade Sam Bennett?
The Athletic: Kent Wilson discusses Sam Bennett’s trade value. Given Bennett’s age (21) and affordable contract ($1.95 million annually through 2018-19), Wilson imagines there’s still a lot of interest in him. However, the longer he struggles the more his value will decline.