Will the Carolina Hurricanes trade Justin Faulk
The Hockey News: Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Sun cites scouts claiming Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk is in play. He believes their depth in young rearguards no longer makes Faulk their blueline mainstay. The Hurricanes need scoring depth, especially at center, and Faulk could land them a quality return.
Edmonton Oilers looking for a backup goalie
Edmonton Sun: Jim Matheson believes Edmonton Oilers general manger Peter Chiarelli is in the market for a backup goalie. “It’ll most likely be either Jaroslav Halak, Michal Neuvirth or Anders Nilsson with Halak the front-runner if the Islanders pick up a chunk of his $5 million contract for next season.
Will the Calgary Flames trade Dennis Wideman
The Hockey News: The recent additions of Michael Stone and Matt Bartkowski have made Dennis Wideman the odd man out on the Calgary Flames’ blueline. Wideman told the Calgary Sun’s Wes Gilbertson he was open to waiving his no-movement clause. So far, he hasn’t been asked to do so.