Rust not worrying a few contract
“Not even just a little bit.”
Pens Inside Scoop: Rust on the having the accidents this 12 months whereas being in a contract 12 months: “I’ve been within the league for a very long time now, and issues occur, accidents occur to everyone. The timing of it may well suck typically, however it’s what it’s. You bought to take your adversity because it comes…”
“You bought to only type of maintain your head down, motor via it. Now that I’m going to be wholesome once more quickly, simply try to get on the market and play effectively. Assist the workforce win video games and do what I do.”
Zucker and some different Penguins may very well be obtainable … Defenseman commerce targets?
Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The emergence of Pittsburgh Penguins winger Evan Rodrigues might make winger Jason Zucker obtainable. Zucker has a 12 months left at $5.5 million and is probably not simple to maneuver.
The Penguins might must create some wage cap to activate ahead Evgeni Malkin from the LTIR.
The Penguins may look so as to add a right-handed defenseman. Although he doesn’t have a lot of an offensive recreation, Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Justin Braun may very well be an choice. He carries a $1.8 million cap hit.
Buffalo Sabres pending UFA defenseman Colin Miller at $3.8 million. Perhaps the Sabres may very well be searching for NHL gamers and never simply draft picks and prospects.
Coaches searching for extensions
Jeff Marek of Sportsnet: Have been informed that it will be a shock if St. Louis Blues coach Craig Berube doesn’t signal a contract extension. Berube could also be questioning what’s taking so lengthy.
Minnesota Wild GM Invoice Guerin stated he’s wish to get a contract extension performed for coach Dean Evanson.
Anaheim Geese haven’t had any contract extension talks with coach Dallas Eakins, who may very well be within the Jack Adams dialogue if the Geese proceed to play effectively.