Twitter notes involving the Maple Leafs and Gagner, Sabres, Jets, Rangers, Wild, Kings and Panthers
- Updated: October 6, 2011
- Damien Cox via twitter: Persistant chatter that the Maple Leafs are interested in Sam Gagner of the Oilers. A defenseman would head to Edmonton.
- Luke DeCock via twitter: DeCock wonders that if Gagner his available, would he fit in Carolina, and what would it cost them?
- James Mirtle via twitter: Tim Connolly said his injury shouldn’t turn out to be anything long term. He’ll probably be ready for Game 3. Jonas Siegel via twitter: Connolly is out tonight but there’s a chance he goes Saturday.
- Darren Dreger via twitter: If Connolly comes off the IR on Saturday, the Leafs will need to clear a roster spot. Matt Frattin and Jake Gardiner don’t need to clear waivers. Dupuis needs to clear waivers. Waivers or a trade coming for the Leafs?
- Renaud Lavoie via twitter: The Sabres have named Jason Pominville team captain.
- Renaud Lavoie via twitter: The Jets have claimed Brett MacLean off waivers. The Rangers have claimed Jeff Woywitka.
- Bob McKenzie via twitter: The Wild have put Eric Nystrom on waivers.
- Dennis Bernstein via twitter: Kings forward Dustin Penner is likely out for tomorrow’s game. Shawn Roarke via twitter: Jonathan Quick will start in net for the Kings on Friday. Saturday’s starter is still undecided.
- Dennis Bernstein via twitter: Answering my question on whether Jonathan Bernier will start somewhere this year, he gave a multiple choice answer: 1) next season 2) traded at deadline 3) Quick has unforeseen slump. He sees Quick starting 56 games and Bernier 36 games.
- George Richards via twitter: The Panthers will start Jose Theodore against the Islanders on Saturday.