Leafs want Amirov here ASAP and the quarantine reduction helped
Joshua Kloke: Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas said that they would like to get Rodion Amirov to North America as soon as possible.
Mike Zeisberger: With the Canadian government allowing the quarantine timeframe to drop to seven days from 14 played a big role in allowing the Maple Leafs to explore the ideas of American based players at the deadline according to Dubas.
Little market for Ryan
Murray on Getzlaf
Greg Beacham: Anaheim Ducks GM Bob Murray said that he and Ryan Getzlaf talked about a trade somewhere. Getzlaf would also wanted to make sure they’d be able to get a significant return for him to help the franchise. Murray added: it wasn’t there. He is all about the organization, whatever is best for us.”
Sweeney on a first-round pick, Hall and DeBrusk
Conor Ryan: Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeny on not trading a first-round pick: “The market dictates a lot of times what you have to give up.”
Conor Ryan: Sweeney said that Jake DeBrusk will move to the right side after the Taylor Hall acquisition.
Oleksiak put of the Stars core
Mike Heika: Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill on holding on to pending free agent Jamie Oleksiak: “Jamie’s a big part of our core… Unless somebody made me an offer I could not say no to, he was not on the table.”
Senators wanted bigger roles for their youngsters
Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators GM Pierre Dorion said that he was wanting to move out some of the veterans at the deadline to give some youngsters a bigger role on the team.