Buffalo Sabres common supervisor Kevyn Adams admitted a number of weeks in the past that winger and 2017-18 Hart Trophy winner Taylor Corridor may very well be shipped to a contender forward of the April 12 commerce deadline.
Per Emily Kaplan of ESPN, the Sabres are sitting Corridor for Tuesday’s matchup on the New Jersey Devils, the most recent signal that the 29-year-old will quickly have a brand new NHL residence.
Corridor joined the Sabres on a one-year, $8 million contract in October, and his deal features a no-movement clause. Nevertheless, Buffalo sits lifeless final within the total league standings and is merely going via the motions finishing the common season, and Corridor beforehand stated he was open to a commerce after the Sabres fired head coach Ralph Krueger final month.
“It is a part of the enterprise,” Buffalo interim coach Don Granato stated of the commerce rumors. “Everyone knows that. Taylor is aware of that. This recreation retains you within the second and that is preparation for New Jersey. We had a great assembly on them this morning and our focus factors and targets going into the sport. So there’s sufficient there, sufficient depth to maintain you centered the place you have to be.”
Kaplan added that the New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche are amongst golf equipment concerned with buying Corridor earlier than subsequent Monday’s deadline.