Compensation period with Malkin

Pierre Lebrun: Deadline remains an issue for the Pittsburgh Penguins – Evgeny Malkin contract negotiations.

I don’t think the Penguins want to stay for more than three years.

We’ll see if that changes.

Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Sources say deadline is an issue in Malkin’s negotiations.

Sources said earlier this week that the Penguins offered Malk two years at $6 million each. Malkin might be fine with $6 million, but sources are talking about a four-year deal.

The source added that Malkin believes he hasn’t received “the respect that an ‘older player’ deserves” because of the short-term, low-cap hit.

Flyers who want to move a talented salary

Stephen Rosner: Heard the Philadelphia Flyers are looking for a defenseman Ivan Provorov and forward James van Riemsdyk and Travis Konechny.

The New York Islanders are looking for defensemen.

The Flyers and Islanders could be looking for a way out after pending UFAs Johnny Gaudreau.

Senators looking for RHD

Bruce Harryoch: The Senators are still looking to make some moves by adding a right-handed defenseman and pitching Nikita Zaitsevcontract.

Josh Manson cannot be set on Ducks return

Adrian Dater: Reports that UFA-pending Colorado Avalanche defenseman Josh Manson is set to return to the Anaheim Ducks are inaccurate.

Rutherford on JT Millerand the Islanders trade may have fallen through

Rick Dhaliwal: Vancouver Canucks Jim Rutherford about the situation with J. T. Miller: “It’s not disappointing, we may never do it, or maybe he’ll re-sign. There’s a good chance he could be in camp.”

Rick Dhaliwal: Rutherford on Miller: “He may or may not be traded. We’re not going to panic, there’s no signing or trading deadline in this draft. everyone needs to slow down.”

Stephen Rosner: Heard the JT Miller trade to the New York Islanders fell through at the last minute. Isles GM Lou Lamariello then traded to the Canadiens and Alex Romanoff.

NHL Rumors: Malkin, Flyers, Senators, Manson, Miller and the Islanders

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