Matt Duchene to the New York Islanders?
TSN: Darren Dreger reports New York Islanders GM Garth Snow could go big game hunting. Edmonton Oilers say Jordan Eberle isn’t moving. Snow will likely target Matt Duchene. Colorado needs a young defenceman as part of return. Travis Hamonic might not be right fit. Duchene is eager to move. Still tough to make work now. Could a 3 way trade be in the works?
Will Drew Stafford be traded?
Winnipeg Sun: Ken Wiebe reports Winnipeg Jets winger Drew Stafford could interest clubs seeking depth at forward, such as the Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins and New York Islanders. Wiebe believes the Jets would have to pick up part of Stafford’s remaining cap hit ($4.35 million) on his expiring contract.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to trade Valtteri Filppula
The Fourth Period: Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman is focused on trying to create as much salary cap space as he can for next season in order to re-sign forwards Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and Jonathan Drouin. The Lightning has been shopping center Valtteri Filppula, who has one-year left on his contract after this season. The Lightning and Nashville Predators have reportedly been engaged in trade talks for the last little while and have discussed Filppula and Tyler Johnson.