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11 days out from the NHL Entry Draft, the market for Penguins winger Phil Kessel is seeing a slight uptick in potential interest where rival executives see Kessel being moved this month as Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

The list of teams that haven’t ruled Kessel out is said to have grown from 2-3 teams a couple weeks ago to now Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

The market is flooded with wingers, highlighted by Carolina’s Jeff Skinner, Montreal’s Max Pacioretty.

Then there’s JVR in Toronto who could command 6-7 years at $6.5-$7 million per and Ilya Kovalchuk who has already scheduled meetings with six clubs over the next 10-14 days, is seeking a 3 year, $18 million contract.

An asking price for Skinner has been established at a first round pick and young NHL prospect.

The price for Pacioretty continues to be steep with the Canadiens coveting a young centerman but both players are strongly expected to move.

Three teams considering Skinner — Los Angeles, Florida, Buffalo — are also said to be a giving Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

Penguins, Coyotes have talked multiple trade scenarios

League buzz is that if Max Domi is not a Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

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