Two alternatives for the Calgary Flames on the wing
Eric Duhatschek of The Athletic: The Calgary Flames are trying to find top-six winger to use the best side. Florida Panthers Anthony Duclair and St. Louis Blues Vladimir Tarasenko are 2 alternatives.
Duclair’s been out all year with an Achilles tear and is getting near to returning. He used a line with Jonathan Huberdeau in 2015 and brings a $3 million cap struck through next season. The Panthers will require to move $3 million in income when Duclair is all set to return, and if they stay out of the playoffs, they might move him.
Would Flames believe that Tarasenko and coach Darryl Sutter could co-exist? On paper it would look excellent.
The Devils might not be the only ones who like Timo Meier
Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek on 32 Thoughts: The Podcast – Goodbye, Gabby on San Jose Sharks pending RFA Timo Meier and the New Jersey Devils.
** NHLRumors.com transcription
Marek: “Timo Meier, the latest as you talked about on Saturday.”
Friedman: “Some of the press reporters in San Jose went to ask him, and you understand, he type of, he didn’t state no, however I believe it’s normally comprehended that if San Jose enters a position where they’re close someplace, Meier and his representative, who’s Claude Lemieux are going to be enabled to speak with groups.
So as far as I understand, nobody has actually been enabled to do it yet however I do believe the Devils like Meier. Obviously, I don’t believe they’re the only ones however I’ve… The other groups in the East anticipate the Devils to do something significant. As so we’ll see if that occurs however I believe Meier’s absolutely among the people they like.
Marek: “New Jersey going to corner the market on Swiss hockey gamers? Whether it’s Nico Hischier or Jonas Siegenthaler, are they going to bring Timo Meier into the mix also?
Friedman: “Now they got to discover a method to get Roman Josi.
Marek: “There you go. Good luck with that one.”