Dahlin desires 5 years and the Sabres are holding at 8
Andrew Peters: It seems like Rasmus Dahlin is searching for 5 years on an agreement extension and the Buffalo Sabres are holding strong at 8 years.
Have been informed that Dahlin isn’t pleased that an extension hasn’t been done by now.
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The Senators and Shane Pinto continue to talk
Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators GM Pierre Dorion on the agreement talks with RFA forward Shane Pinto: “All the pieces are in place, most of our young core, except for one, is signed. We’re working on that one and we’re hoping to see him in camp next week.”
Phil is not likely to be back in Pittsburgh however getting interest
Josh Yohe of The Athletic: (mailbag) Don’t see the Pittsburgh Penguins bringing Phil Kessel back this season.
Chris Johnston: Kessel is creating some interest from groups. At this time an agreement might be most likely than that a PTO.
Nikita Zadorov on his agreement scenario
Sportnet: Calgary Flames defenseman Nikita Zadorov signs up with Flames Talk with Pat Steinberg and Wes Gilbertson and speak about his future in Calgary as he gets in the last season of his agreement.
** NHLRumors.com transcription
Wes Gilbertson: “Nikita, let me simply detect a couple things you’ve pointed out for far. One is the unpredictability in terms with a great deal of people going into the last season on their existing agreements, you being among them.
I believe you informed us in mid-April you’d like to be Flame for life, if I keep in mind the remark properly. I’m simply curious from your perspective, any sort of upgrade on your agreement status or what you’re believing progressing?
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Zadorov: “Well, I mean, I was waiting for offer. Kind of didn’t go that way yet, so we’ll see. That’s all I can say so far.”
No PTOs for the Rangers in the meantime
Arthur Staple: New York Rangers GM Chris Drury stated they presently don’t have actually any PTOs arranged to participate in training school however that might alter.