It’s a gridlock … Suter’s offer from the Wings … Wings tried for Salo … Nash and Luongo’s could expand … Jagr talking with Stars
- Updated: July 3, 2012
- Darren Dreger of TSN: Free agency is a gridlock waiting for Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to sign. The trade market is also at stand still. The Rangers, Wings and Flyers are the top 3 Nash trade targets. The Hurricanes are also interested and may intrigue Nash if he decides to expand his list. The Sharks won’t make a deal if Logan Couture has to be included. GM Scott Howson is counting on a bidding war once Parise signs.
- Detroit Free Press via twitter: The Red Wings initial offer to Suter was 13 years and $80 million, but is now up to $90 million. They Red Wings made a 2 year offer to Sami Salo on Sunday but lost out to Tampa Bay.
- Aaron Portzline via twitter: If not traded by mid-July, Nash’s “approved” list could be expanded. Mark Spector via twitter: Spector adds that they suspect Roberto Luongo’s list could expand too.
- Darren Dreger via twitter: Multiple teams were interested in Bryce Salvador, 6 at one point.
- Joe Haggerty via twitter: Source saying Jaromir Jagr isn’t interested in the Canadiens or Bruins. Talking with the Stars.
- Aaron Portzline via twitter: The Blue Jackets will likely head into next season with Sergei Bobrovsky and Steve Mason.
- Aaron Portzline via twitter: Blue Jackets GM Howson expects contract talks to begin soon with recently acquired RFA Nick Foligno.
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