Sharks enjoying themselves again into the race
Dan Rosen of NHL.com: The San Jose Sharks are again within the playoff race. Patrick Marleau mentioned final week he’d be open to a commerce on the deadline to a contender. May the Sharks be including now in the event that they proceed to play effectively?
Defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic suffered an harm and will alter their plans relying on if sellers or consumers.
Avs so as to add a backup goaltender?
Adrian Dater: (as of yesterday) The Colorado Avalanche have just below $8 million in LTIR cap pool. That means, they will exceed the cap ceiling by that quantity.
Nonetheless imagine they may look so as to add one other backup goaltender.
Sabres Reinhart and Ristolainen getting curiosity
WGR 550: Elliotte Friedman when requested about Sam Reinhart and Rasmus Ristolainen, who’re guys you might have considered trying maintain however might convey again the most important return.
** NHLRumors.com transcription
“To be sincere, I heard nearly each title in Buffalo. I feel just because … we’ve talked about this. Kevyn Adams has mentioned, I truly do suppose Kevyn Adams has a correct strategy right here. He’s mainly mentioned, “Convey me your concepts and we’ll take heed to every little thing.”
I feel there are some guys who’re extra untouchable than others. I’d assume Dahlin is fairly shut. I feel Cozens is fairly shut. However I’d suppose they’d be keen to take heed to nearly anything.
I’ve advised you Reinhart’s repute this yr has been actually good. Individuals who’ve watched him say that he’s actually performed arduous in a very tough state of affairs. I do know are huge followers. I feel in conditions like that, a participant’s worth goes up as a result of he’s performed arduous in a tricky state of affairs. Ristolainen you guys know is a really polarizing participant as a result of his analytics numbers aren’t nice. However I’ll inform you this, individuals have observed that man actually cares loads.
I feel the opposite factor is, everyone knows that he went by a very tough time with COVID and he’s completed every little thing he can to get again in and play arduous for a staff in a tricky state of affairs. Individuals discover that kind of factor.
I feel Adams is every little thing, every little thing.”