Leafs assistant speaking to a few groups
Elliotte Friedman: The New York Rangers have permission from the Toronto Maple Leafs to speak to assistant coach Spencer Carbery. The Anaheim Ducks and Washington Capitals are additionally believed to be speaking to Carbery.
The Maple Leafs and Penguins can speak to Brad Treliving
Eric Francis: The Calgary Flames have granted the Toronto Maple Leafs permission to speak to Brad Treliving about their GM place but it surely comes with the understanding that may’t participate in any draft or newbie scouting discussions.
The identical goes for Treliving and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins draft 14th and the Flames sixteenth.
His contract expires on June thirtieth.
Gary Bettman to fulfill with Joel Quenneville
Darren Dreger: Sources are saying that Commissioner Gary Bettman will meet with and assessment the standing of Joel Quenneville after the season.
Salt Lake a relocation possibility?
NHL Watcher: Pierre LeBrun on TSN 1050 radio on if the Arizona Coyotes relocate: “Salt Lake City seems to be emerging early on as a frontrunner. People have mentioned Houston and Atlanta but I think the league would rather keep those two places for future expansion”
The New York Islanders may have to maneuver some cash to re-sign some free brokers
Kevin Kurz of The Athletic: It looks as if Lou Lamoriello and his teaching employees shall be again subsequent season. The New York Islanders aren’t going to blow it up this offseason, so that they should make some strikes to enhance. They’ve obtained about $6.1 million in projected cap area with 19 gamers underneath contract.
Pending free brokers embody Pierre Engvall (UFA), Zach Parise (UFA), Scott Mayfield (UFA), Semyon Varlamov (UFA), Samuel Bolduc (RFA) and Oliver Wahlstrom (RFA). Their UFAs is probably not again.
If Lamoriello desires to convey Engvall again, he may have to maneuver Josh Bailey‘s $5 million cap hit. Bailey likely won’t be again subsequent 12 months. His $3.5 million wage makes him extra tradeable however a buyout is feasible if he can’t be moved.
Varlamov has stated he desires to return. Sources say that there could be a number of groups if he goes to free company. He could possibly be valued at $3 million a 12 months for 3 years. The Islanders could not wish to go three years for the 35-year-old. Would two years and $6 million work?
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