The cost to acquire Jean-Gabriel Pageau
Brian Comptom: If the Ottawa Senators aren’t able to sign Jean-Gabriel Pageau to a contract extension, it will likely cost at least a second-round pick and a prospect, possibly a conditional first-round pick. There will be a list of teams interested in trading for him.
The Ottawa Senators have spoken with any of their pending UFAs
There doesn’t appear to have been any talks yet with any of their pending unrestricted free agents. There is still plenty of time for talks to get underway before the NHL trade deadline.
The New York Rangers will have lots of assets to play with this offseason
Adam Herman: “1. Most players can be had for the right price and NYR will have a TON of assets to work with.
2. The way this season is playing out, a lot of teams are going to be looking to make big changes in the summer. I think there will be some names out there in June that aren’t now.”
From untouchable to trade candidates for the Edmonton Oilers
Jonathan Willis of The Athletic: There is just less than a month before the NHL trade deadline. If the Edmonton Oilers remain in the playoff race they could be buyers. If they fall out, they could go into sell mode. A look from who is untouchable to who could be a trade candidate.