Will the Vancouver Canucks trade Radim Vrbata?
TSN 1040: Bob Mckenzie was on Vancouver’s local radio station and was asked if the Vancouver Canucks should trade Radim Vrbata? McKenzie believes the team will hold onto him even though he will be a UFA at the end of the season. If the Canucks are out of playoff contention before the NHL trade deadline, then the Canucks will move him.
Pittsburgh Penguins looking to make trades
TSN 1050: Bob McKenzie believes the Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to make trades, seeking a top-four, puck-moving defenseman and “an elite level skill guy” to play alongside Sidney Crosby. The Penguins now have an additional $3.75 million of cap space with the retirement of Pascal Dupuis.
Jordan Eberle being shopped by Oilers
The Fourth Period: The Edmonton Oilers appear to be actively shopping right wing Jordan Eberle as GM Peter Chiarelli looks to shake up his roster. The Oilers will be looking for a top-4 defenseman in exchange for Eberle.