Oilers are likely to trade Petry

Derek Van Diest, Edmonton Sun writes … Petry in trade rumour limbo

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Poile Backs Kessel

Senators want to be buyers at the deadline

Bruce Garrioch, Ottawa Sun writes … Ottawa Senators would rather be buyers than sellers at the deadline

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Coyotes are tired of hearing Shane Doan trade rumors

Adam Gretz of CBSSPORTS.com writes The Arizona Coyotes are tired of hearing Shane Doan trade rumors.

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Are the Wild looking for a goalie?

MICHAEL RUSSO of the Star Tribune writes … Bad goaltending has Wild exploring trade market

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Are the Bruins and Canucks talking about a Loui Eriksson trade?

Bob McKenzie states … There’s lot of speculation that Loui Eriksson was a name that potentially might end up on the move out of Boston and would Vancouver have some interest in him.

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Leafs fire head coach Carlyle

TSN.ca reports …. Maple Leafs fire head coach Carlyle; Horachek and Spott take over

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Rumors continue to swirl around Ryan O’Reilly

Nick Groke of the Denver Post writes … O’Reilly stands out as a potential trade piece because of, among other reasons, a sour history of contract negotiations with the Avs.


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Could the Coyotes trade Doan at the deadline?

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal writes … There is much talk in Arizona that Coyotes GM Don Maloney might go to captain Shane Doan at the trade deadline if a Cup contender calls.

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Are the Leafs shopping Lupul?

Bruce Garrioch of the The Ottawa Sun writes … Leafs may have been trying to gauge interest in winger Joffrey Lupul before he was hurt last week and was sent back to Toronto for further evaluation.

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Wings aren’t going to part with prospects for a d-man

Ansar Khan of mlive.com writes …. They’re (Detroit) not trading top prospects Anthony Mantha and Dylan Larkin or their 2015 first-round pick for a defenceman.

McKenzie sees the Hurricanes moving Jiri Tlusty

Bob McKenzie On if he sees Jiri Tlusty moving from the Carolina Hurricanes:“Oh yeah, absolutely.”

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Teams calling the Canucks about Kassian

The Vancouver Province writes … Teams are calling because the word around the NHL is that Kassian can be had, and had for a steep discount.

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