Completely on the Peron front. The Blues are forcing cap space
Greg Wyshinsky: The Blues need to create some salary cap space to be able to fit into David Perron’s extension.
When the blues move Uladzimir Tarasenko, this can lead to a domino effect. Peron can also move to free will.
Teams summon devils Pavel Zaha
Kevin Weeks: New Jersey Devils Pending RFA. Pavel Zaha attracts trade interests from several teams.
The Devils have five RFAs to make decisions on.
Teams call the Canadiens Jake Allen
Nick Albergo: Teams have called the Montreal Canadiens about goaltender Jake Allen, including the Washington Capitals, Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers.
Jeff Petry may be on the move soon
Jimmy Murphy of Montreal Hockey now: Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry has been in the news for a while. He was not moved in the draft, but according to the NHL executive, he could be moved soon.
“I think it will be done in the next two weeks for sure. I heard they were close to something here (at the NHL draft), but obviously the Habs had a lot here, so we’ll see where that leads.”
When the Tampa Bay Lightning got a low return Ryan McDonagh change the market?
The Dallas Stars may be interested in Petra, it seems John Klingberg will enter the open market.
Sources say the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings and Carolina Hurricanes have shown some interest.
Alexander Romanov receives a KHL offer
Andrei Zadarnovsky: New York Islanders defenseman Alexander Romanov received a two-year offer from CSKA KHL with a base salary of $982,000.
Andrei Zadarnovsky: “Of course, this news leaking to Russia could just be Romanov’s leverage in contract discussions with the Islanders. It’s not hard for the Isles to offer a bigger term/money than the KHL’s offer.”