David Pagnotta via Twitter: The Stars are still dangling Mike Ribeiro, but nothing is close.
Rob Rossi via Twitter: The Penguins will take the weekend to look at some trade possibilities. They’d like to add a veteran ‘character’ guy who is cheap.
Pierre LeBrun via Twitter: Not saying the Maple Leafs will sign Maxim Afinogenov, but there’s been conversations.
Pierre LeBrun via Twitter: The Oilers won’t be putting Sheldon Souray through re-entry waivers, as they have zero interest in eating half his salary.
Erik Erlendsson via Twitter: Yzerman is still looking for a Dman, and has interest in forwards, only at the right price.
Jason Botchford via Twitter: 10 teams have called about Vancouver’s Kevin Bieksa.
David Pagnotta via Twitter: Willie Mitchell has a couple offers but nothing is close.
Dmitry Chesnokov via Twitter: 2 teams in the Northeast division have an interest in Nik Zherdev.
Pierre LeBrun via Twitter: The Detroit Red Wings are the only team to call Mike Modano so far.