Thursday Afteroon Rumor Update

1.Marc Savard and Jason Spezza available

2.15th overall is in play. Florida is willing to move the pick. Oilers among those interested.

3. Ottawa Sun Rumors

4. DREGER: FIVE TEAMS HAVE OFFERS ON TABLE FOR LEAFS’ KABERLE

Sharks Resign Marleau and Pavelski

Per San Jose Sharks official website, both Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski have been signed to new four year deals. Details not disclosed.

Burke wants first rounds picks, Kaberle to Anaheim rumor heats up

Burke wants back in

Ducks keen on Kabby?

NHL trade talks in high gear

There is plenty of talk as the hockey world gathers for Friday’s NHL draft.

After kicking off the week by dealing Dennis Wideman and the No. 15 pick to the Florida Panthers for Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell , Boston GM Peter Chiarelli predicts more action.

“In the last two weeks, there have been a lot more conversations and the guys I’ve spoken with say they’ve seen a lot of increased activity,” said Chiarelli Wednesday.

Cox: Kaberle sweepstakes heating up

The moment the 2010 NHL entry draft begins, the Tomas Kaberle trade window opens.

Not that teams are waiting until then.

Maple Leafs president/GM Brian Burke said Wednesday from Las Vegas that he already has “four concrete offers” on the table for the veteran blueliner, and that another eight teams have made initial inquiries.