For the second summer in a row, Ziggy Palffy is giving signals he is mulling a return to the National Hockey League according to reports out of Slovakia. Palffy has not played in the NHL since February of 06 when he abruptly retired from the game. Palffy has signed a 1yr contract to play with Skalica and is looking forward to getting back into game shape and has not ruled out a return to the NHL according to the report.. This is not confirmed but it is rumored Palffy has a out clause in his contract.
As for a return to the NHL: Some hockey people believe it is very unlikely Palffy returns to the NHL, but a former agent of Palffy’s is speculating that if all goes well, Palffy could be interested in joining a playoff contender in late January.
The Penguins have signed center Tim Brent.