The Boston Bruins and other NHL teams are scouting the Vancouver Canucks as the NHL trade deadline grows closer.
The Montreal Canadiens and Dallas Stars are talking trade.
That and more in the BHN Bruins Wrap:
With the Canucks really not inclined to trade center J.T. Miller before the NHL trade deadline, they’ve set a high price that has now left teams, like the Bruins, that were interested in Miller, looking at other Canucks players now.
In case you missed it, my partner-in-scribe at BHN, Joe Haggerty and me opined on the contract status of Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney, who is yet to sign an extension past this season.
There were plenty of reunions for Boston Bruins winger Nick Foligno and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Sean Kuraly following the teams’ game-day skates in advance of their tilt in Columbus.
National Hockey Now
NYI: Prior to the New York Islanders honoring him for playing more games than any other NHL defenseman ever, former Bruins captain Zdeno Chara was placed on injured reserve by the Isles.
Pittsburgh: What are the Pittsburgh Penguins thinking of doing before the NHL Trade Deadline?
Philly: Former Boston Bruins and NHL winger Jaromir Jagr is raising money for Ukrainian refugees.
Washington: Could Washington Capitals forward Daniel Sprong be an under-the-radar pickup for a team before the NHL Trade Deadline?
Detroit: The NHL trade chatter surrounding the Detroit Red Wings continues to increase as the deadline grows closer and now Sam Gagner is a name being mentioned out of Motown.
Vegas: The Vegas Golden Knights have signed defenseman Ben Hutton to a two-year extension.
San Jose: Could the San Jose Sharks actually make the Stanley Cup playoffs or is that just a pipedream?
Canada Hockey Now
Montreal: The Montreal Canadiens and Dallas Stars have been linked to each other on the NHL trade market for about a month and on Saturday Montreal Hockey Now confirmed that the two teams are indeed talking trade. Could Habs defenseman Jeff Petry be involved?
Despite all the NHL trade rumors surrounding Winnipeg Jets center Mark Scheifele, it does not appear that he will be on the move before the NHL Trade Deadline.
Could former Montreal Canadiens and current Columbus Blue Jackets forward Max Domi follow in his Dad Tie’s footsteps and become a Toronto Maple Leafs player before the NHL Trade Deadline?
Is there a lesson from the NHL lockouts for the baseball world to learn during the MLB lockout?
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