Darren Dreger of TSN reports the San Jose Sharks are shopping forward Ryan Clowe and the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers are among four Eastern Conference Teams expressing interest.
The other two teams to express interest are believed to be the Florida Panthers and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Penguins General Manager Ray Shero had a 15-20 minute conversation with
Sharks GM Doug Murray this morning according to a source on the scene. Ray Shero was seen chuckling, when leaving the discussion as it’s being speculated that Murray asked about Brooks Orpik in return.
Nonetheless, Pittsburgh has inquired but don’t look for any movement from the Penguins.
The asking price is currently too high and Pittsburgh doesn’t have much to offer.
Clowe, 26, is tough rugged winger who had 22 goals – 30 assists for 52 points last season.