Some possible Boston Bruins targets
Matt Porter of the Boston Globe: The inquiring selling price for Artemi Panarin is reportedly a to start with-round decide on, a participant and a prospect – a substantial selling price for a possible rental.
The Boston Bruins aren’t the only team that is intrigued. Other teams that have been linked to Panarin include the Nashville Predators, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets and the New York Islanders.
The Bruins could glance to shell out much less for:
Carolina Hurricanes – Micheal Ferland
Philadelphia Flyers – Wayne Simmonds
New York Rangers – Kevin Hayes, Jimmy Vesey and Chris Kreider.
New Jersey Devils – Kyle Palmieri or Marcus Johansson
Minnesota Wild – Charlie Coyle
Anaheim Ducks – Jakob Silfverberg and Rickard Rakell
Los Angeles Kings – Tyler Toffoli, Carl Hagelin and Ilya Kovalchuk
The Detroit Pink Wings wouldn’t head re-signing some pending UFAs
Naturally if GM Ken Holland doesn’t get his inquiring selling price, he could move them as a substitute of getting rid of for nothing at all.
“We’ve experienced exploratory talks,” Holland mentioned, without the need of figuring out which players he’s trying to re-signal. “I’ve obtained to, listed here in the future several days, crank it up to one more level.
“I’d like to consider in advance of the deadline that we’re both signing them or shut, in which we type of have the makings of a deal and you are hanging onto the participant. It would be the really worst-scenario state of affairs if I really don’t trade any individual and then that participant we have desire in re-signing leaves on July 1.”
Holland notes that there isn’t a current market area for all his pending UFAs as there are only so numerous teams that are purchasing.
“The most effective offers are produced when there is strain on both equally sides and one particular side doesn’t have much more leverage than the other,” Holland mentioned. “Certainly, if you get by Feb. 25 and I really don’t have the parameters (of offers) or an idea of what it is going to take, then shame on me.”