Latest New York Rangers trade rumors
The Fourth Period: The New York Rangers, like most NHL teams, are very active on the trade front, taking and making calls and exploring the marketplace. Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie and Winnipeg Jets blueliner Jacob Trouba are players the Rangers have interest in, and trade talks could carry out over the next 10-14 days.
Chicago Blackhawks looking to shed salary
The Hockey News: The cap-strapped Chicago Blackhawks are expected to make a cost-cutting move or two soon, with center Artem Anisimov a prime candidate to be dealt. Ansisimov, 29, is a versatile two-way center coming off consecutive 40-plus point seasons. He’s entering the second year of a five-year deal with an average cap hit of $4.5 million.
Will the Montreal Canadiens trade Alex Galchenyuk?
TSN 1050 Radio: Pierre LeBrun reports the Montreal Canadiens are listening to offers for restricted free agent winger Alex Galchenyuk but it doesn’t mean they will move him. Given Galchenyuk’s inconsistent performance this season, LeBrun cautions against moving him when he has a lower value. If they do trade him they must ensure the return is right.