Penguins thinking about anonymous Flyers choice
Dave Molinari of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The Pittsburgh Penguins are amongst the groups thinking about now college totally free representatives Jack St. Ivany.
Ivany was a 2018 fourth-round choice of the Philadelphia Flyers and wasn’t signed by due date previously today. He was down the Flyers depth chart and they are close to limit variety of agreements groups are permitted to have.
The Penguins didn’t sign 2017 third-round choice Clayton Phillips however it is possible they make him a deal to go to camp next month.
Bruins hold current trade talks including Craig Smith
Jimmy Murphy of Boston Hockey Now: Boston Bruins forward Craig Smith has actually been readily available all summer season. The Bruins have actually held current trade talks with a group.
A source stated that the Bruins existed with a trade deal for Smith however the sides weren’t able to reach an offer and talks were postponed.
Smith has a year left at a $3.1 million income cap hit. The Bruins are $2.2 million over the income cap ceiling.
Forward Nick Foligno has actually likewise shown up in the trade reports.
Maple Leafs and Rasman Sandin talks are “going nowhere”
Luke Fox of Sportsnet: Lewis Gross, the representative for Toronto Maple Leafs RFA defenseman Rasmus Sandin.
“Negotiations are going nowhere.”
When asked why they are at a dead stop, Gross stated:
“I can’t answer that. You know, I don’t usually say much (publicly) anyway. But they’re just going nowhere right now.”
Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas in a text.
“Negotiating contracts via the media have an adverse impact on player (and) team reputation and traditionally do not create resolutions to private matters.”
Dollars, term, and Sandin’s function on the Maple Leafs blueline are consider why no offer has actually been reached.
It’s thought that the Maple Leafs had actually provided a two-year, $2.8 million bridge offer to Sandin, the exact same offer that Timothy Liljegren signed. The Leafs don’t have the cap area to offer Sandin a raise and they’d require to move a body out.