Afternoon Hits: Panthers, Cheveldayoff, Redden, Hedberg, Rangers, Blacker and Biggs

  • John Shannon: NY Post reporting that the Panthers are on the verge of being sold. Barry Jackson: Sources saying NY businessman Vincent Viola is working on a deal to buy the Panthers. Not done yet.
  • Stephen Whyno: Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff signed a contract extension.
  • Darren Dreger: Defenseman Wade Redden is waiting for a deal, skating with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL.
  • Chris Kuc: Red Wings Teemu Pulkkinen will have a hearing tomorrow for his hit on Blackhawks Mike KostkaIn person hearing so it could be more than five games.
  • Andrew Gross: Rangers assigned four to the AHL: Brendon Nash, Josh Nicholls, Shawn O’Donnell and Michael St. Croix.
  • Mike Brophy: The Maple Leafs assign Jesse Blacker and Tyler Biggs to the AHL.

One Comment

  1. Derek

    09/18/2013 at 5:32 pm

    Why do teams extend these GM’s who havent accomplished anything but spending money?