Palmieri-Islanders talks continue
As of Friday, the sides weren’t close but there was interest to get a deal done.
He’ll hit free agency on Wednesday if a deal isn’t reached beforehand.
Turning to Schmidt
Canucks may need to retain salary on Holtby
The Boston Bruins have been rumored to being interest in Holtby all week. The Carolina Hurricanes, Nashville Predators and Toronto Maple Leafs may be looking for a backup as well.
Nill on the Jones’ effect and interest in Suter
“As it pertains to us, with Miro (Heiskanen) and John (Klingberg), we got Miro signed and we’ve been negotiating with John. We look forward to getting him re-signed. He’s been a big part of our team.”
Saad Yousuf: Once source said that even though Suter is left-handed, it’s “not a concern” as to how he would fit on their blue line.
Was time for Jones to move on
Ben Pope: Defenseman Seth Jones on leaving the Columbus Blue Jackets.
“I took quite a long time to make my decision to not sign in Columbus. That was an extremely tough decision for me because I did make a lot of friends there and I did grow up there. I love the city of Columbus. But I just felt it was time to move on.”