NHL Rumors: Jack Johnson, Kyle Connor

Friday, September 27, 2019 16

Pittsburgh Penguins looking to trade a defenceman TSN: Darren Dreger reports the Pittsburgh Penguins will trade a defenceman. There’s been much speculation out there about Jack Johnson. That’s a tough contract to move, but Jimmy Rutherford will move one of his blueliners. Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Jack Johnson was scratched recently and it appears that it’s something […]

NHL Rumors: RFA’s, Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9

Will Brayden Point’s contract help speed up RFA signings? TSN: Bob McKenzie reports he does not see Mikko Rantanen, Matthew Tkachuk, Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor signing anytime soon as McKenzie feels Point’s contract is a little too much of a club-friendly deal that he signed with Tampa. McKenzie feels that Rantanen, Laine or Tkachuk are NOT close at all. […]

Brayden Point signs 3-year $20.25M deal with Tampa

Monday, September 23, 2019 46

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Brayden Point to a three-year, $20.25 million contract. The deal will carry an average annual value of $6.75 million for Point, who was a restricted free agent this summer. Point, 23, scored 41 goals and posted a career-high 92 points in 79 games with the Lighting last season. He added one goal in four playoff […]

NHL Rumors: Kyle Connor, Michael Frolik

Friday, September 13, 2019 7

Will Kyle Connor receive an offer sheet? Sportsnet: Sean Reynolds is reports that at least three teams are considering offering Winnipeg Jets forward Kyler Connor an offer sheet. Back in June, Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff was asked about the potential of an offer sheet being signed by Connor and/or Patrik Laine. “I think you look at […]

NHL Trade Rumors April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 23

What will the Winnipeg Jets do this off-season? Winnipeg Free Press: Mike McIntyre reports Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff raised some eyebrows when he opened the door to potential changes to the leadership group, which includes captain Blake Wheeler and assistants Mark Scheifele and Dustin Byfuglien. McIntyre feels there’s too much of a divide between […]

NHL Trade Rumors September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 17

The Winnipeg Jets will have Salary Cap issues next summer Winnipeg Free Press: The Winnipeg Jets managed to get all players signed this summer and under the salary cap, that could all change next season. And the reality is there’s a good chance a beloved player or two may have to be traded simply to try […]