Are the Vancouver Canucks interested in Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?
Edmonton Journal: Jim Matheson speculates the Vancouver Canucks “will be sniffing around for centres” this summer. He felt they’ll have interest in Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and expected the Oilers will want an offensive defenseman in return.
Will the Boston Bruins trade Tuukka Rask?
CSNNE.com: Joe Haggerty suggests ”there’s a real issue developing with Tuukka Rask and how much trust the Boston Bruins can have in him when the games matter most.” Haggerty points out that Rask won’t have full no-trade protection when this season ends and suggested it might be time for the Bruins to consider other options between the pipes this summer.
Will the Florida Panthers shake things up this summer?
Sun-Sentinel.com: Florida Panthers coach Tom Rowe said under-performing players on his club with long-term contracts could be traded in the offseason. Panthers on long-term deals include forwards Aleksander Barkov, Vincent Trochek, Nick Bjugstad, Reilly Smith and Jonathan Huberdeau, defensemen Aaron Ekblad, Jason Demers and Keith Yandle and goaltenders Roberto Luongo and James Reimer.