Will the Tampa Bay Lightning trade Jonathan Drouin?
ESPN: The Tampa Bay Lightning need defensive help. They also need to shed salary to re-sign a plethora of players that include Ondrej Palat, Tyler Johnson, Nikita Nesterov and Jonathan Drouin. Craig Custance suggests the Lightning need a right-handed offensive defenseman. They have depth in forwards to make a trade and wonders if Jonathan Drouin could become trade bait for the defenceman they need.
Will the Edmonton Oilers trade Jordan Eberle?
TSN 1260: With Jordan Eberle slipping down the depth chart to the third line, Eberle has resurfaced in the trade rumor mill. Darren Dreger suggests he wouldn’t be surprised if Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli started getting some calls about Eberle from rival clubs. Dreger, however, reports there’s a short-term market for Eberle if he’s no longer considered among Edmonton’s core players.
The Boston Bruins seek a top-6 winger
The Fourth Period: The Boston Bruins are in the market for a top-six winger. The Bruins have salary cap space to play with, and could add up to $7.5 million in salaries, pro-rated, to date. The Bruins are dangling Ryan Spooner as trade bait and he could be packaged in a deal for an upgrade either at the forward level or on the blueline.