Scouting the Pittsburgh Penguins and Toronto Maple Leafs
Dan Kingerski: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Penguins – Maple Leafs game include the Edmonton Oilers (regional scout), Dallas Stars, New York Rangers, and the New Jersey Devils.
Scouting the Philadelphia Flyers and Columbus Blue Jackets
Adam Kimelman: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Flyers – Blue Jackets game include the Boston Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Detroit Red Wings.
Overlapping trade interest lead a furry of moves yesterday
Chris Johnston: (yesterday after the run of trades) “It’s no coincidence that there’s been a surge in deals involving defencemen this afternoon. A lot of overlapping conversations/expressions of interest with the teams and players that were moved.”
Jaskin getting NHL interest
Igor Eronko: Moscow Dynamo’s head coach Vladimir Krikunov said that forward Dmitrij Jaskin has two contract offers from NHL teams. He can’t sign until the KHL season is over.
He has 30 goals alongside Vadim Shipachyov in 55 games.
Pageau talks heating up
Renaud Lavoie: Have been told that contract talks between the Ottawa Senators and Jean-Gabriel Pageau are ongoing. (as of late yesterday afternoon)
Shawn Simpson: Hearing that talks between the Senators and Pageau could heat up today.