Will the Dallas Stars be Buyers or Sellers?
The Fourth Period: If the Dallas Stars fall out of the playoff race, Stars GM Jim Nill could look to sell some of his players, such as forwards Patrick Sharp, Jiri Hudler or Ales Hemsky, all of whom are in the final year of their respective contracts. It’s believed defensemen Patrick Nemeth and Jamie Oleksiak are up for grabs, if the right deal is presented.
Latest Gabriel Landeskog trade rumors
The Fourth Period: The Colorado Avalanche are prepared to trade captain Gabriel Landeskog. The Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins, New York Islanders, Detroit Red Wings and Buffalo Sabres, are among the teams having expressed interest in Landeskog. The asking price, right now, for Landeskog is a top-level defenseman, a first-round draft pick and more.
The Philadelphia Flyers will have to make a trade
TSN: Bob McKenzie reports the cap-strapped Philadelphia Flyers must shed salary in order to put veteran blueliner Mark Streit ($5.25 million cap hit), who comes off injured reserve this weekend, into the lineup. Some are waiting to see if they could make a trade to address this issues.