McKenzie: Byfuglien, Ladd Hot Topic for NHL Execs

“The No. 1 question I was asked this week was, ‘What’s Chevy going to do?’ And everybody wants to know what Chevy is going to do… what’s he going to do with Ladd and Byfuglien. Two guys, unrestricted free agents. They’ve had contract negotiations. I think Ladd seems to be further down the road than Byfuglien, but neither one of them is close to being done.

“And the Byfuglien one – I mean, I don’t know how they do it. That’s the other thing. Most of the executives I talk to say, ‘I just don’t understand how Winnipeg is going to get a deal like that done.’

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