Islanders getting close on a Boychuk trade
The Islanders acquired two second-round picks for Devon Toews from the Colorado Avalanche, and are believed to be willing to package one of the picks with Boychuk.
Boychuk has two years left on his deal at a $6 million cap hit but only $5.25 million in salary.
The Islanders have spoken with the Detroit Red Wings.
Hall had multiple, multi-year offers
Paul Hamilton: Hall: “The best thing for both sides is this goes really well and I’m a Sabre for a long time.”
Some Golden Knights players are unhappy
Andy Strickland: There has been some talk that some Vegas Golden Knights players are upset that their names have come up in trade rumors and how poorly that the situation has been handled internally.
Stars in not rush for two RFAs
GM Jim Nill is pretty comfortable with where they are as a team. Unless there is something that comes up, they are pretty much done.Ge
Sean Shapiro: Stars recently signed Radek Faksa said that he told his agent he wanted a longer termed deal as he didn’t want to worry about contracts anytime soon. The sides were looking at three and five year deals and he went with the five.
Avs and Landeskog has started extension talks
Adrian Dater: Sakic said he’d like to get a Landeskog extension done during the season but added it could drag into next offseason.
Adrian Dater: Sakic on if they are looking to add more and on their cap space: “we’re still trying to do some different things”