Predators not rebuilding, just looking to get younger
“I would like to emphasize in my mind that I don’t see this as a rebuild. I see this as an effort to get younger and to add some elements to our team that maybe we haven’t had in recent years. I want to get us back to a situation where we’re competing at a higher level.”
They have $26.5 million in salary cap space to work with.
Coleman’s camp hasn’t heard much from the Lightning
Joe Smith: (On Seravalli’s report of Goodrow closing in on a six-year, $3.6 million deal) If that is the market for Barclay Goodrow, it will be interesting to hear what Blake Coleman is going to be after.
Coleman’s reps have received any indication from the Tampa Bay Lightning that they can or will be able to fit in a Coleman extension.
It’s looking like Coleman will be hitting free agency next week.
Coleman may cost the Bruins too much, but there may be a few other options
Conor Ryan of the Boston Sports Journal: Blake Coleman could be looking at $4.5 to $5 million on his next deal. It may be a bit much for the Bruins but he would fill a middle-six spot nicely.