- NHL.com: Shane Doan said once again that he wants to stay in Phoenix.
“Right now I’m doing everything I can to stay there and that’s kind of my goal,” Doan said in an interview with TSN. “At the same time, I’m having to do some due diligence, now in the fact that the longer it takes the more likely and the harder it seems to be to get a deal done in Phoenix.”
“It’s one of those things. that I understand the fluidity of the market and the way that the market moves, but like I said I’m going to try to give Phoenix every chance I can,” Doan said.
“For me it’s going to be about my family and the right situation for us and the right situation for me as a player to have a chance to win and enjoy the game. And I think that’s a big part of it is being in the right spot and enjoying it. There’s obviously a few teams that fit that.”
- George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press: The Red Wings are still looking to add a defenseman by training camp. Possible free agents are Michal Rozsival, Brett Clark and Carlo Colaiacovo. Going the trade route is the other option.
- Louis-Andre Lariviere of TVA Sports: (through google translate) Yannick Weber doesn’t want to leave the Canadiens. He said in an interview with Sport.ch last week that a change of environment may be beneficial.
“They asked me how I would feel if I was traded, he said. They took the last part of a sentence and they made a headline. ”
“I do not want to be traded, insisted the Bernese. I love the city and play at the Bell Centre in front of our fans. This is where I want to play. “
- Josh Cooper of the Tennessean: Shea Weber’s agent said to ESPN that they would ask Nashville to add a no-movement or no-trade clause to the contract they just signed.
“We’ve discussed it,” Poile said, “but we have not resolved that yet.”
- Adam Kimelman of NHL.com: 6 questions facing the Dallas Stars heading into the season: 1. What did coach Glen Gulutzan learn? 2. Can Kari Lehtonen stay healthy? 3. Are the Stars tough enough? 4. Will the older players hold up for 82 games and the playoffs? 5. Will the power play be better? 6. Who plays defense?
- LA Kings on NHL.com: The Kings have signed 2012 1st round pick Tanner Pearson to a 3 year entry level deal.