Teams don’t seem that thinking about Hamonic
Rob Simpson of Vancouver Hockey Now: One NHL executive stated that trading for a gamer that is not vaxxed is “a non-starter.”
The Vancouver Canucks are trying to find a US house for defenseman Travis Hamonic. Hamonic didn’t opt-out of this season.
United States groups don’t seem thinking about trading for somebody that might just play in two-thirds to three-quarters of their video games due to the cross-border procedures. It’s not understood if Canucks wanted to include something additional to help with an offer.
If Hamonic had actually pulled out, it would have provided the Canucks an additional $3 million in cap area to deal with this season. They might require to discover another defenseman.
“It’s a tough situation, a tough, tough situation,” one NHL executive mentioned. “Jimmy made a deal, tried to make his team better, and the player decides not to play. People shouldn’t be mad at him, and they really shouldn’t be mad at the player either. Every situation is different and it’s about personal choice. Part of life. But now he’s down a defenceman.”
Answering some Bruins concerns
Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic: (mailbag) The Boston Bruins will begin the season filling the No. 2 center position internally. If it doesn’t work out, they will look outside the company.
If they took a look at San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl, it would begin with a first-round choice and a possibility.
The Bruins will keep the door open for a prospective Tuukka Rask return. There is still unpredictability on if/when he might be all set to play. The Bruins aren’t going to trade Linus Ullmark at the trade due date if Rask has actually returned. The trade worth of goaltenders at the trade due date is constantly less than you believe.
It’s uncertain the Bruins will pursue Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel as there are a lot of health concerns.
Guessing that Patrice Bergeron will sign a one-year agreement at $6.5 million consisting of perks.