The Denver Post is reporting that it is not very likely that Peter Forsberg will return back to the Avalanche. A big factor in this decision is that the team chemistry was so good at the end of last season when the Avalanche made a later run to get into the playoffs.
RDS is reporting that the Canadiens may be done with free agency…
Bon Gainey confirmed that if something were to happen, it would probably be a trade. He also confirmed that the Canadiens weren’t interested by Alexei Yashin and/or Brendan Shanahan.
Bruce Garrioch of Sun Media is reporting that as many as six teams are interested in Mike Comrie.
The Boston Herald is reporting that the Boston Bruins are in a position where they have to dump contracts in order to make any additional moves.
The Washington Times is reporting that the Capitals may no longer seek the services of Alexei Yashin. It was initially suggested that Yashin may be good fit for Ovechkin.
There are many good free agents still on the market, and teams with cap space can still get some good talent.
According to Francois Gagnon from Montreal TV Station TQS, Sheldon Souray has signed with the NYRangers.
Still trying to find a confirmation outthere.
Well Bob, it’s been another free agent frenzy and the Habs remain unimproved. You don’t manage to sign Briere. Okay….we can’t get everyone. You don’t manage to sign Gomez. Hmmm…this is starting to look similar to last year.
According to FAN590, Dainius Zubrus would now be a Leaf… more to come.
According to TSN, Owen Nolan is now a Calgary Flame for 1 year, 2M$ (including bonuses)
According to TSN, Todd Bertuzzi has signed a 2-yeard deal with the Anaheim Ducks
According to TSN, Bryan Smolinski is now a Hab. 1-year, 2M$ deal (including a No-Trade Clause)
Still according to TSN, Kyle Calder has signed a deal with the Kings
According to TSN’s Sportscenter, Michal Handzus & Ladislav Nagy would’ve signed with the Los Angeles Kings.
No other infos were provided.
ajc.com is reporting that Ken Klee has signed with the Atlanta Thrashers. Terms not disclosed.
Bonk & deVries