Will the New York Rangers make a trade for Kevin Shattenkirk?
TSN: The New York Rangers are looking for some defensive help. It’s believed Kevin Shattenkirk would like to play for the Rangers and would strengthen the team’s defence. Shattenkirk would likely cost the Rangers either Rick Nash or Chris Kreider. The Rangers are also looking at trading Keith Yandle for draft picks / prospects and the team has interest in Jonathan Drouin.
Minnesota Wild interested in Loui Eriksson
The Fourth Period: The Minnesota Wild is interested in making a trade for veteran winger Loui Eriksson from the Boston Bruins. Eriksson, 30, is in the final year of his contract and can become an unrestricted free agent July 1. Eriksson would likely be a rental player acquisition.
Buffalo Sabres getting calls on the availability of Jamie McGinn
The Hockey News: The rebuilding Buffalo Sabres will likely shop several of their pending UFAs. The player getting the most interest right now is Jamie McGinn. The Sabres could get a second-round pick for McGinn, but with 11 picks in this year’s NHL Entry draft, it might be best to pursue a promising young player.