NHL: Despite cap situation, Bylsma to make final call soon on Chuck Kobasew?


LATEST ON CHUCK KOBASEW Organizational meetings between Ray Shero and his staff the next couple days is going to center around the backup goaltender position (more on that later) and Chuck Kobasew who is in camp on a PTO. When it comes to Kobasew, a decision on whether to try to sign him is expected to come in the next 48 hours, a source says.

Penguins @ Blue Jackets Preseason Opener: Players to Watch


PENGUINS AT BLUEJACKETS, 6:00 P.M. TV: ROOT SPORTS PROJECTED LINEUP Beau Bennett – Evgeni Malkin – James Neal Tanner Glass – Dustin Jeffrey – Chuck Kobasew Letourneau-Leblond – Joe Vitale – Bobby Farnham Tom Kuhnhackl – Andrew Ebbett – Adam Payerl DEFENSEMEN Rob Scuderi – Matt Niskanen Brian Dumoulin – Scott Harrington Philip Samuelsson – Brendan Mikkelson Derrick Pouliot GOALTENDERS Marc Andre Fleury Jeff Zatkoff PLAYERS TO WATCH (Focus on young, bubble players) Scott Harrington/Brian Dumoulin – The two have been paired together all camp and are expected to remain together this evening vs Columbus. It’s an important preseason for Dumoulin who is looking to prove he is NHL ready. Harrington has made a strong impression on team officials four days into camp, showing great defensive instincts while also being able to make the necessary plays on the breakout. He’s a very smart player and don’t be surprised if theRead More »