Boston Globe: Now that the Bruins have employed Don Sweeney as the new GM of the group, he must decide what to do with Bruins forward Milan Lucic. Lucic may be a UFA next summer and the group has restrained cap space. Lucic should command over $7 million annually on the open marketplace. Sweeney will gauge Lucic’s exchange value this summer time and if the proper deal comes along, he’ll probable be traded.
Globe and Mail: Eric Duhatschek notes the Oilers nonetheless want to alternate for a real beginning goalie. He shows Coyotes netminder Mike Smith as a trade goal. Smith had an incredible World Championship with Team Canada and Duhatschek believes the Coyotes might be satisfied to shed the remainder of Smith’s settlement (four years, $five.667 million consistent with season for the more low-cost Ben Scrivens.) Smith need to be willing to waive his no-alternate clause.
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Toronto Sun: With the signing of Andrew Hammond, assume the Senators to alternate Robin Lehner earlier than the NHL Entry draft next month. Bruce Garrioch says the Sabres, Edmonton Oilers and Jose Sharks have already referred to as the Senators about Lehner.
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