Eichel decision getting shut?
“We’re speaking with the crew and are heading towards a decision.”
On Wednesday they’d a protracted dialog with Sabres GM Kevyn Adams. The Sabres place involving the surgical procedure Eichel desires hasn’t modified.
“It’s larger than focusing and singling out individuals. I believe the purpose of claiming that’s we have to set up a tradition right here of individuals on the ice, employees throughout the group which can be proud, that that is one thing actually particular,” he mentioned. “We received’t compromise on that.”
Fast hits on the Rangers, Devils, Hurricanes and Capitals
Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: The New York Rangers are in a position to signal defenseman Adam Fox to a contract extension this offseason. He could wish to wait earlier than signing long-term. He may be taking a look at Thomas Chabot‘s eight-year, $8 million AAV deal as a simple comparable.
The New Jersey Devils is perhaps contemplating buying and selling their No. 4 draft decide if they may get good, younger defenseman in return.
Most suppose that the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin have already got a contract extension performed.
Mutual curiosity between the Oilers and Keith?
Kurt Leavins of the Edmonton Journal: The standing for Edmonton Oilers defenseman Oscar Klefbom for subsequent season stays unknown. They’ll must proceed as if he received’t be again, subsequently they’ll want to usher in a dependable veteran defenseman simply. believes the Oilers prime goal can be Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith, and that there’s a mutual curiosity between the perimeters.
Keith would give them a dependable second pairing defenseman that may nonetheless log minutes.
Keith has two years left at $5.538 million. The Blackhawks is probably not wanting futures and is probably not desirous to retain quite a lot of wage.