Scouting the Devil and the Golden Knights
Ryan Nowozinski: Scouts listed in New Jersey to watch Devils and Golden Knights: San Jose Sharks (2), St. Louis Blues, Ottawa Senators, Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets and Anaheim Ducks.
Scouting the Canadiens and Bruins
Stu Cowan: Scouts listed in Montreal to visit the Canadiens and Bruins: Arizona Coyotes, Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, New Jersey Devils, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals and Belleville Senators (AHL).
Maple Leafs hope to expand Conor Timmins
TSN: Chris Johnston says the Toronto Maple Leafs are interested in signing defenseman Connor Timmins to a contract extension. He’s been a nice fit and they hope to do something for the pending RFA.
kept the blues Ryan O’Reilly in the game
TSN: The St. Louis Blues want to test interest in pending UFA forward Ryan O’Reilly even though he’s still injured, according to Darren Dreger.
“We know he’s injured, he’s going to be out for a while and it’s still early because the Blues, like all clubs who are looking at the play-off picture, don’t know if they’re willing to go yet.
But the demand for Ryan O’Reilly is going to be the same as it usually is for a similar type of player – you’re talking about a draft pick, you’re talking about a prospect, the prospect can be determined by the quality of the draft pick. So, again, it’s still early, but Ryan O’Reilly. ‘Riley is officially in the game.”
will be Kevin Hayes Could there be a substitute for snow?
Acquisition cost Bo Harbhat Or Ryan O’Reilly could be higher, so if the Avs want to go a little cheaper, and if they can get Philadelphia Flyers Kevin Hayes to retain some of the $7.142 million cap hit, he could be an option. He has three years left on his contract though.