Drury to San Jose???

Various media outlets including the Buffalo News are speculating that Chris Drury may be on his way to San Jose next week. The indications are that the Sharks are looking for ways to clear up salary in order to take a run at the UFA.

In order to start clearing salary the Sharks made their first big moves yesterday by sending both Toskala and Mark Bell to the Leafs. The rumors indicate that the Sharks may be looking to now go ahead and deal Partick Marleau. It is widely speculated that the Montreal Canadiens have interest in Marleau.

It is reported that Chris Drury is “good friends with Sharks winger Mike Grier, who played on Drury’s line two seasons ago with the Sabres.” We will have to wait to see what will happen as we all know that big dollars speak louder than rumors. HTR believes that the Flyers and possibly Rangers will offer a very lucrative contract to Drury that may sway his present thinking.

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