Penguins coach Sullivan on trade rumors
“We don’t overly concern ourselves with what you guys (the media) think or do, or say.”
Oilers still getting trade interest in Puljujarvi
“A bit of an update on Jesse Puljujarvi, who we understand is playing well in Finland and that’s caught the attention of at least a few NHL clubs who have expressed interest Puljujarvi in the last week.
“There’s nothing doable from Edmonton’s perspective, but it is interesting to say the least. Something could develop in the weeks ahead; if not then Edmonton is willing to stand pat.”
Not many options available for Larsson replacement
TSN: The Edmonton Oilers lost defenseman Adam Larsson for six to eight weeks with a fractured fibula. The Oilers aren’t going to find someone like Larsson on waivers or in a trade according to Bob McKenzie.
Thomas Hickey of the New Islanders is available, but he’s not a top-pairing shutdown guy and he has three years left at more than $2 million per. Their current plan is just rid it out with what they have.
Stars getting trade interest in Honka
“Teams are talking to general manager Jim Nill of the Dallas Stars about a trade. It’s not a question of if he’ll be traded, but when he’ll be traded. And when he does, it’ll probably be for a draft pick. And it could happen in the days, if not weeks ahead as teams start to see which kids or injuries pop up in their own particular situation.”