NHL News: Kings Madden Has Surgery, Senators To Re-sign Tierney, and Hanzal Retires

Kings Tyler Madden has surgery. Senators agree to terms with Chris Tierney. Martin Hanzal retires from the NHL.

Activity Slows In The NHL Offseason Trade Market

In the first part of the month of October, there were 18 trades. Since the 12th, the trade market has slowed right down.

Laine Speculation Features Prominently In Latest NHL Rumor Roundup

Winnipeg Jets Patik Laine, Unrestricted free agent Mike Hoffman and the Tampa Bay Lightning have found themselves in teh rumor mill this past week.

NHL Rumors: Hall, Canadiens, Toffoli, Tanev, Simmonds, Hinostroza, Smith, and Markstrom

Canadiens have looked at Taylor Hall, offered more the Simmonds than the Leafs. McKenzie on the Calgary Flames and Jacob Markstrom.

NHL Trades: Lias Andersson, Nick Bonino and Matt Murray on the Move

Kings acquire Lias Andersson from the Rangers. Predators trade Nick Bonino to the Wild. Senators acquire Matt Murray from the Penguins.

NHL Rumors: Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, LA Kings, Offers Sheets, and Florida Panthers

Canucks increased their offer to Jacob Markstrom. All quiet on the Island. Two possible offer sheet candidate. Hoffman should get plenty of interest. Panthers dangling Yandle?

NHL Rumors: Kings, Rangers and the Draft, Johnny Gaudreau and Top 50 Trade Bait Board

Kings contacted the Rangers about the No. 1 pick. At least three teams interested in Gaudreau. Top 50 NHL trade bait board

NHL Rumors: Wayne Simmonds, Minnesota Wild, LA Kings, Matt Murray, Chicago Blackhawks, and the Toronto Maple Leafs

Wayne Simmonds free to talk to teams. Wild may not have the assets for a Blue Jackets goaltender. Matt Murray was almost traded. Dreger on the Toronto Maple Leafs goaltending situation

NHL News: Lundqvist, Stevens, Maatta To Kings, Jets Qualifying Offers, and Sekera Re-Signs

Henrik Lundqvist wants to continue playing? Kings acquire Maatta from Blackhawks. Jets send out qualifying offers. Stars re-sign Sekera

NHL News: Robin Lehner’s Salary, Radko Gudas, Michael Grabner, and RFA Notes

Robin Lehner salary breakdown. Radko Gudas not expected back with the Capitals. Michael Grabner to waiver for the purpose of a buyout.

NHL Rumors: San Jose Sharks, Minnesota Wild, and the Columbus Blue Jackets

The San Jose Sharks want to make sure Devan Dubnyk would be comfortable in San Jose. Columbus Blue Jackets trade candidates.

NHL Rumors: Patrik Laine, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and the Dallas Stars

Patrik Laine drawing interest from at least six teams. Could the Oilers move Ryan Nugent-Hopkins? Keys to the offseason for the Dallas Stars.