NHL Rumors II: Salary Cap, Stastny, Lightning, Schultz, Komerov, Rasmussen and Seattle
- Ken Campbell: An agent said he thinks next seasons salary cap will be in the $68 to $70 million range.
- Adrian Dater: There have been no contract extension talks between the Avalanche and Paul Stastny yet. They are expected to start soon.
- Erik Erlendsson: Erlendsson thinks the Lightning could use draft picks to trade for defensive help instead of moving up in the draft. (answering a question)
- mc79hockey: According to Ray Ferraro, Oilers Justin Schultz had agreed to contract with the Ducks before he blew them off to sign with the Oilers.
- James Mirtle: According to @puckarinen, signs are pointing to Leo Komarov returning to the NHL. He’ll be a UFA.
- Corey Pronman: According to Expressen, the Flyers and Canucks are interested in Swedish free agent forward Dennis Rasmussen.
- Darren Dreger: It doesn’t sound like there will be a lot of progress with the NHL in Seattle unless an NBA partner materializes.