Kings should not be hunting to trade for Panarin
John Hoven: Just can’t see the Los Angeles Kings becoming intrigued in trading for Artemi Panarin. The Kings have a increased want for a heart in excess of a winger. If there ended up intrigued in Panarin, July 1st is when to make that transfer. Really don’t give up the belongings and it may possibly get the team out of the running for a top-five decide.
Kovalchuk eager to waive his NMC … Islanders intrigued?
Have been informed that the New York Islanders have talked about how he could possibly be able to match in.
Not confident how those people talks progressed.
Andy Graziano: If the Kings would keep 35 p.c of Kovalchuk’s income it would put it at just in excess of $4 million.
The Islanders could offer you the Kings the Calgary Flames next round decide.
Not confident if GM Lou Lamoriello would want to go again down the Kovalchuk route all over again however.
Islanders could use scoring help
Chris Nichols of Nichols on Hockey: Bob McKenzie on NBCSN reported that with the New York Islanders in initially location in the Metro Division, GM Lou Lamoriello will most likely be hunting to convey in some added scoring help.
“So I would advise that all factors becoming equivalent, Lou’s heading to be in the market place for a little goal scoring help. I really do not think he’ll blow his brains out to get it. But I undoubtedly think he’ll try out to make improvements to his hockey team, due to the fact you really do not constantly get possibilities like this. And Lou’s in the small business of attempting to get Cups.
“As I reported right before – and I’m not generating Lou old, by any stretch. But he’s 76 several years old and he’s acquired an opportunity here to contend for a Cup this year. I can’t think about he would not want to get it and embrace it.”