The Colorado Avalanche and Nathan MacKinnon may not be close on an extension, or are they?
Adrian Dater: Have been hearing that a contract extension between Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche may not be as “close” as some think. Can’t see an extension not getting done at some point, but they may not be close to getting it finalized.
Evan Rawal: On Altitude radio, Avalanche GM Joe Sakic said today that they are getting “close” to signing Nathan MacKinnon to a contract extension. Sakic is extremely confident that a deal will be reached.
Could the Edmonton Oilers trade Jesse Puljujarvi if Jake Virtanen makes the team?
Without Virtanen the Oilers don’t have a lot of depth down the right side, and it wouldn’t allow them to trade Puljujarvi for a draft pick. The Oilers aren’t really able to trade Puljujarvi for anything of value.
Not really sure that Holland would move him.
The Calgary Flames to sign Brett Ritchie
Eric Francis: Have heard that the Calgary Flames are getting close to a one-year deal for Brett Ritchie.
PTO candidates for the Boston Bruins
Potential PTO defenseman candidates include Anton Stralman and Kris Russell.