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.


  1. Eakieness

    May 14, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Am I the only Leaf fan who would feel sort of slighted by Komarov signing elsewhere?

  2. Steve

    May 14, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    I didn’t think I could hate that douchebag Justin Schultz more than I already do. The Ducks are doing great without his a**.

  3. EastCoastHockeyFan

    May 14, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    @ Eakieness, earlier this year Komarov’s agent said that he was pawing over the idea of returning to the N.H.L for the 14-15 season and IF that were the case Toronto would be the first stop, he is a ufa, but he feels he owes the Leafs first shot at him when he returns, and that there were no hard feelings between leafs brass and Komarov over leaving

    @ Steve, the Justin Schultz rumor is bs, he was getting the top entry level deal no matter where he went, he was fielding discussions with 5 teams he had short listed when he revived phone calls from Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier. As admitted by Justin him self, when the great one calls and suggests you sign with a team you do it.