Morning Hits: Horton, Giroux, Ryan, Fleischmann, Oilers, Olympics, Escrow and Burmistrov

  • Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets winger Nathan Horton will have shoulder surgery next week and is out for four to six months.
  • Chris Johnston: Claude Giroux’s salary breakdown: $10 million in 2014-15 followed by $9 million, $9 million, $9 million, $9 million, $8 million, $7.2 million, $5 million.
  • Wayne Scanlan: Regarding the Bobby Ryan trade, the Ducks had asked for two of Mika Zibanejad, Jared Cowen and Jakob Silfverberg.
  • George Richards: Word at the draft was that the Panthers were shopping Tomas Fleischmann hard.
  • Bob Stauffer: The only way the Oilers can upgrade their top-6 is through a trade.
  • Chris Johnston: The NHLPA executive board will vote on the Sochi Olympics today in Chicago.
  • Renaud Lavoie: Escrow should be around 17% next season. HRR is estimated to be $2.2 billion.
  • Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun: Alexander Burmistrov’s agent confirms that the relationship between head coach Claude Noel was one of the reasons he signed with Ak Bars Kazan.

One Comment

  1. adam

    July 10, 2013 at 9:02 am

    how will the escrow effect the cap sittuation .