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The Senators are ready to deal at the draft.
GM Bryan Murray, assistant Tim Murray and director of player personnel Pierre Dorion are listening to all offers as they head to St. Paul, Minn., this week to prepare for the draft beginning Friday.
Speaking to reporters at Scotiabank Place on Monday, Tim Murray said the club will attempt to trade up from the sixth overall pick — and wouldn’t rule out trying to pry the No. 1 selection away from the Edmonton Oilers.
Winnipeg’s search for a head coach for its new NHL franchise is now a two-horse race featuring Manitoba Moose boss Claude Noel and Chicago Blackhawks assistant Mike Haviland.
Two thoroughbreds in the field — the Thrashers’ 60-year-old veteran coach Craig Ramsay and former Edmonton Oilers head coach Craig MacTavish — were informed Monday they were out of the running for the vacant head-coaching gig
Jagr reaches out to Penguins
RYAN SMYTH TELLS KINGS HE’D PREFER TO REJOIN OILERS
For Flyers, deal with Bryzgalov seems near, but tricky
Wheeling, dealing a big part of draft week
With the NHL Draft and free agent season quickly approaching, the Toronto Maple Leafs plan on making some moves to improve the team sooner rather than later.
Appearing on the Bryan Hayes Show on TSN Radio on Monday, Leafs general manager Brian Burke made it clear that everything from current players to draft picks to cap space will be on the table if he can add to the roster for next season.
When it comes to following personnel decisions, there are many times when it’s tough not to read between the lines. Perhaps the most famous moment of a press conference telling the exact opposite of the story happened when Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson hammed it up about the coach’s departure when it was clear Jones jettisoned Johnson after a clash of egos.
While it’s not something that the team admitted to, many people are reading between the lines regarding the changes that have been made to the Toronto Maple Leafs’ coaching staff. The team added two new assistant coaches (Scott Gordon and Greg Cronin) while parting ways with two old ones (Keith Acton and Tim Hunter).