Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals

Who Else Do The Penguins Look At To Address Their Goalie Situation?

Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Kingerski had an open mailbag on Twitter and was inquired about the Penguins goaltender circumstance and the most likely prospects the group can pursue.

As attended to on NHLRumors.com it does not seem like Marc-Andre Fleury is an alternative at this moment. Fleury informed press reporters in Minnesota he is tired of moving and is remaining in Minnesota even as a backup regardless of the fit making good sense from the Penguins’ side of things. So who else do they take a look at to potentially change Tristan Jarry?

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Kingerski composes that he is getting a great deal of concerns surrounding John Gibson of the Anaheim Ducks. He does not believe Gibson will get traded to Pittsburgh from Anaheim with Anaheim holding a top-two choice. Trading for Gibson would likewise cost the Penguins a lot in return.

Then there is Connor Hellebuyck. That is a circumstance to watch on as we understand he does not wish to belong to a reconstruct. Now if the Penguins do make this trade, somebody with a no-trade or motion provision might need to go in return.

Other names out there consist of Frederik Andersen, Jonathan Quick, Laurent Brossoit, and Antti Raanta. 

Stan Bowman is Not an Option in Pittsburgh As GM

Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Kingerski was inquired about Stan Bowman being the next GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins, whose name was raised by Andy Strickland.

As Kingerski specified, he does not wish to dismiss what another individual stated, however this relocation does not make good sense from a Pittsburgh viewpoint. Bowman’s performance history has actually not been the best just recently, particularly when it concerns signing gamers. Replacing Ron Hextall with Bowman would be viewed as a lateral relocation.

Nicklas Backstrom‘s Future in Washington is Complex

Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic: (mailbag) The future surrounding veteran forward Nicklas Backstrom is a bit more complicated than we believe.

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As El-Bashir keeps in mind the context in between what Backstrom is stating and what basic supervisor Brian MacLellan is stating is entirely various. Backstrom thinks with a healthy offseason his hip will be one hundred percent. While the GM is uncertain even with a complete offseason of training his hip will be prepared to go.

The concern will be for Washington for how long do they offer Backstrom prior to they decide for him?

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