NHL Rumors VIII: Red Wings, Myers, Oilers, Kesler, Brodeur, Leafs, Sabres and Burmistrov

  • Joe Yerdon: Dreger saying on the radio that Red Wings have major interest in Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers. That would be a way to get their first round pick.
  • David Burstyn: It is possible that the Oilers go off the board if Aaron Ekblad is gone.
  • Billy Jaffe: Told the price for Ryan Kesler is too much right now. Canucks asking for the moon and stars.
  • Hope Smoke: John Shannon said on the Fan 590 that the Ducks and Canucks had agreed to a trade at the deadline for Kesler, but Kesler’s family nixed it.
  • Pierre LeBrun: Martin Brodeur’s camp spoke with six teams so far. Should pick up after the draft.
  • Hope Smoke: John Shannon: “a good chance if the deal is done for 1st overall Ekblad isn’t taken. Buff won’t take Ekblad. Will Edm? They like Draisaitl”
  • Kevin McGran: Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis: “There’s been dialogue but we haven’t made any traction … I would expect we’re going to stay at 8”
  • John Vogl: Sabres GM Tim Murray needs the trade logjam to break soon: “I have a couple of really complicated ideas, so I don’t know if I can execute them in an hour”
  • Brian Lawton: Told several teams are asking the Jets about Alexander Burmistrov. A good chance that the Jets trade him before July 1st.

One Comment

  1. Ross

    06/27/2014 at 1:44 pm

    I would trade Burmistrov’s rights for a bag of pucks. He is only worried about fame and money!! He was nearly invisible at the world championships, didn’t contribute at all to the russians winning. One more Atlanta pick gone from the Jets is a good thing!!