Morning Rumors: Jets, Avalanche, Penguins, Panthers

Saturday, July 19, 2014 11

Winnipeg Sun: Jets General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff is still looking for help up front. The Jets have looked at bringing in right-winger Lee Stempniak (he could be signing with the New York Rangers soon), other UFA’s that could fit the bill on a short-term deal include David Booth and Daniel Winnick. Denver Post: It appear […]

Penguins pursuing Ryan Kesler

Sunday, March 02, 2014 9

Multiple news sources are saying the Pittsburgh Penguins are pursuing Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler. One proposed deal is the Penguins sending Brandon Sutter, two 2014 draft picks (likely a first and third), and the Canucks choice of Simon Despres or Brian Dumoulin. Penguins GM Ray Shero is only looking to acquire Kesler from the […]

Penguins looking to deal Simon Despres

Thursday, January 23, 2014 9

The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to deal Simon Despres for a scoring winger. Despres, 22, is projected as a good all-round defenseman. With so many promising blueliners in the Penguins’ system, Despres looks to be the odd man out. Expect Despres to be moved, separately or in a package deal, by the trade deadline. Simon […]