Canucks unlikely for Keith
Sabres like Eklund
Lance Lysowski: Supply have been saying that William Eklund is on the high of the Buffalo Sabres ahead record for the 2021 NHL draft. If the Sabres get one other first-round decide he could be a participant to regulate.
The Kraken clogging up the commerce market?
Sportsnet: The Seattle Kraken enlargement draft could also be clogging up the commerce market a bit as it might throw off protention lists. Elliotte Friedman on Sportsnet 960.
“Groups are attempting to grasp… for instance, is your safety record straightforward or exhausting?”
Groups can both defend seven forwards, three protection and a goalie or eight skaters and a goalie. The Minnesota Wild, St. Louis Blues, and Calgary Flames have choices to make involving Matt Dumba, Vince Dunn and Mark Giordano. All could possibly be left unprotected if they’re nonetheless on their groups’ roster.
“I feel Minnesota’s taking a look at this with Dumba and if they will’t defend him they’re saying ‘OK we would lose him to Seattle’ but when Seattle flips him they’re saying ‘wouldn’t we moderately do this and get the belongings than Seattle?’”
The Kraken even have the benefit of having the ability to retain wage in the event that they wish to flip somebody.
Would Jones commit long-term to the Flyers?
“I do assume Philly’s going to do one thing on the blue line,” Friedman mentioned. “With Jones I feel Philly needs to know there’s a dedication from him… They need this to be a significant long-term relationship. I feel that’s a part of the problem, however I’ve heard Philadelphia is working it fairly exhausting.”