Not likely that the Lightning will trade Savard’s rights
Canadiens eyeing a KHL defenseman
Andy Strickland: Wideman has a one-year deal in place with the Canadiens. He turned down a $2 million deal in the KHL.
Red Wings talking to teams about Bertuzzi
David Pagnotta: The Detroit Red Wings continue to talk to teams about restricted free agent Tyler Bertuzzi. He has arbitration rights. There have been no recent contract talks between the Red Wings and Bertuzzi.
Svechnikov will test free agency
Ansar Khan: The Detroit Red Wings didn’t qualify forward Evgeny Svechnikov and he’ll now be a UFA. The Red Wings are interested in signing him to a two-way deal but agent Todd Diamond said that he will test free agency.
Rangers to sign Nemeth
Vince Z. Mercogliano: Larry Brooks first reported that the New York Rangers will be signing defenseman Patrik Nemeth. The term of the deal may not be announced until Wednesday. A source said that it should have a cap hit of around $2.5 million.
Foligno joining the Wild or the Maple Leafs?
Mark Scheig: There is the belief that Nick Foligno could join his brother Marcus with the Minnesota Wild. Don’t expect him to be back with Columbus Blue Jackets.
Kevin McGran: The Toronto Maple Leafs and Foligno continue to talk.