Quick Hits: Bobrovsky close on deal, Blackhawks, Ducks, Kane, Seguin and Leafs

  • Pierre LeBrun: The Blue Jackets are close to signing Sergei Bobrovsky to a new deal.
  • Pierre LeBrun: One team executive: “I bet you we see 10 trades today at least.”
  • Mark Lazerus: Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman on trades: “We’re not really close to anything. That could change in 10 minutes if I go talk to a guy and they change their tune.”
  • David Pagnotta: Ducks GM Bob Murray is fairly active. Lots of talk right now. Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli also a popular guy.
  • Josh Rimer: It’s possible that Evander Kane gets traded today. A couple of teams have approached the Jets.
  • Josh Rimer: Tyler Seguin trade talks have cooled a little.
  • Howard Berger: Berger would consider moving Cody Franson in a deal for the No. 5, but not Morgan Rielly or Jake Gardiner.