NHL Rumors: Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, and the Edmonton Oilers

Backup choices for the Colorado Avalanche

Mike Chambers of the Denver Put up: The Colorado Avalanche might use a veteran, rental backup goaltender earlier than the commerce deadline. A have a look at 5 potential rental choices.

Jonathan Bernier – Detroit Crimson Wings – $3 million cap hit – The Crimson Wings would want to retain 50 % of his wage. (he left final evening’s sport with a leg damage)

Aaron Dell –  New Jersey Devils – $800,000 cap hit – The Devils have three goalies on their roster.

Devan Dubnyk – San Jose Sharks – $2,166,667 cap hit – Sharks would want to retain wage. The Sharks aren’t out of playoff race but.

Ryan Miller – Anaheim Geese – $1 million cap hit – John Gibson is presently injured, day-to-day.

Calvin Pickard – Detroit Crimson Wings – $750,000 cap hit. The Avs are accustomed to Pickard.

The Dallas Stars aren’t seeking to promote

TSN: Frank Seravalli says the Dallas Stars plan on making a playoff run and aren’t curious about being sellers at this level. They’ve video games in hand and in three to 5 weeks might be getting Tyler Seguin and Ben Bishop again.

“If they’ve a few dangerous weeks they usually fall out of the playoff race, then they may actually take calls on guys like Jamie Oleksiak and Andrew Cogliano however in Nill’s thoughts, if the Stars are shut sufficient, they may even be within the combine so as to add gamers if the value is true on the commerce deadline.”

Edmonton Oilers to speak with pending UFAs

TSN: Darren Dreger mentioned that Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland plans to have preliminary contract talks with Adam Larsson and Tyson Barrie‘s camps about an extension. Contract talks between the Oilers and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins are ongoing.

“Nevertheless, the precedence is on the playoffs for the Oilers, so if the negotiations of 1, two or all three of those gamers drifts into the low season, then the Oilers are OK with that.”



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