Capitals GM on Kuznetsov and Oshie
Stephen Whyno: Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan when requested if he would entertain the thought of buying and selling ahead Evgeny Kuznetsov this offseason.
“I feel we’re at all times open to buying and selling individuals if it is sensible for what’s occurring. If it’s going to make our group higher, I feel we’re open to it.”
“I don’t suppose anyone’s off the desk. We’re not going to commerce Ovi or Backy and people kind of individuals, however I feel it’s important to be open on something. We might speak to anyone about any participant.”
Samantha Pell: Capitals GM MacLellan on ahead T.J. Oshie and the Seattle Kraken growth draft.
“It will harm our group and our group if we misplaced him within the growth draft. I don’t know that we’ve absolutely made any selections on that, however ideally we wish to preserve him round.”
Blues GM on Schwartz
Jeremy Rutherford: St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong on pending free agent ahead Jaden Schwartz: “Schwartz is a participant we talked to earlier than the season and he was very adamant he was snug ready and I understood. He was going via a variety of issues personally and now now we have till the top of July to determine if this relationship goes to proceed.”
On Canucks Keppen and Miller
Rick Dhaliwal: There haven’t been any contract talks between the Vancouver Canucks and 2019 fourth-round choose Ethan Keppen. If they don’t signal him by June 1st, they may now not retain his rights.
Steve Ewen of the Vancouver Province: Agent Brian Bartlett, in a textual content, confirming that Vancouver Canucks ahead J.T. Miller needs to stay with the Canucks.
“I’m not even certain how this became a narrative. J.T. has cherished Vancouver and we’ve by no means mentioned him wanting out. It looks as if somebody simply made up a meme with a completely pretend quote then J.T. was in a position to shortly set the file straight. No hearth in any respect for pretend smoke!”