Latest NHL Free Agency & Trade Buzz on Nash, Parise, Sutter, Stewart, Salvador, Prust & Moen

 

LATEST NHL FREE AGENCY &TRADE BUZZ NASH TALKS HEATING UP To no surprise, leading into next Friday’s draft in Pittsburgh, trade talks surrounding Rick Nash are significantly heating up. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch who is always on top of things writes, “NHL sources have told The Dispatch that as many as seven teams have had “significant” trade conversations with Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson about Nash during the past 10 days and that a handful of other clubs — three or four, maybe more — have “kicked the tires” to see what a deal might cost them. “Most of the teams known to be expressing interest are the ones that expressed interest at the February trade deadline. The New York Rangers, stocked with young, promising forwards, still appear to be the most likely fit for Nash, and their desire might have been heightened during the Stanley Cup playoffs.Read More »