Sedin’s announcement might come this week
Irfaan Gaffar: The Vancouver Canucks are believed to lastly formally announce in some unspecified time in the future this week that they’ve employed Daniel and Henrik Sedin for entrance workplace positions.
Quick hits on Hamilton, Tocchet and Strome
Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Solar: Doable targets for Carolina Hurricanes to UFA Dougie Hamilton are the Philadelphia Flyers, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the New Jersey Devils and the Seattle Kraken. The Hurricanes might commerce it in for an asset earlier than July 28, as an alternative of shedding it without spending a dime.
Is Rick Tocchet the highest candidate for Seattle head coach?
The Chicago Blackhawks need to commerce with striker Dylan Strome.
“Days as an alternative of weeks” for Eichel?
Jeremy White: (on Thursday) Heard “days, not weeks” that Buffalo Sabers ahead Jack Eichel was buying and selling.
There are nonetheless some hurdles to beat as a commerce seems to be getting nearer. There are medical issues that have to be addressed and there could also be circumstances with commerce.
Reinhart’s business worth has by no means been so excessive
Sportsnet’s Luke Fox: The business worth for Sabers Sam Reinhart can by no means be increased than it’s now. Final season he scored 25 objectives and added 15 assists in 54 video games. He’s a 25 yr previous excellent restricted free agent reaching a wage cap of $ 5.2 million.
Groups that would use assist in the highest six embrace the New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Los Angeles Kings, and the Detroit Pink Wings.
Paul Hamilton final week on WGR 550 Sports activities Radio.
“The Canucks ought to undoubtedly be related to Sam Reinhart as a result of he needs to play within the West. This isn’t a query. He is fed up with Buffalo. I do not assume there’s a lot in Buffalo that he likes or needs to be round so I believe he is prepared to maneuver on.
“Buffalo by no means supplied him a long-term contract. There are all the time one- or two-year contracts…. I might think about that it would not make him really feel revered. “