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Dan’s Daily: Penguins ‘Looking Hard’ For Trade, Will Larkin Hit the Block?



NHL trade rumors, Pittsburgh Penguins, Dylan Larkin

It’s a heavy-duty NHL trade deadline Dan’s Daily. Our Dave Molinari went one-on-one with Pittsburgh Penguins president of hockey ops Brian Burke, and Dave didn’t worry about offending. He asked the tough questions, and Burke gave answers. It’s a great read.

Also in the Daily, the Vegas Golden Knights need to make a trade. The Vancouver Canucks will put more players on the block. What will the Detroit Red Wings do with Dylan Larkin? And what will the Boston Bruins do now that Bo Horvat is off the market?

I dusted off an old tradition on Tuesday and fed our business partners at WPXI, Channel 11. We had a good lunch, and they set me up in the big conference room like I was important. You’ll be seeing a lot more from our friends on the TV side; we can do a better job of promoting all of the good stuff they do, and they will be promoting us a little more.

So … as a precursor — Watch Channel 11!

Pittsburgh Penguins / Steelers, Pirates:

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Here it is — The Penguins are “looking hard” for a trade. Dave asked the tough questions of Brian Burke. What about Mike Sullivan? What about the inconsistency? Here’s what concerns Burke about his Pittsburgh Penguins.

Did the Teddy Blueger and Casey DeSmith dustup signify more? Brian Dumoulin. What about calling up young players? Here are some answers in the PHN Penguins blog.

Steelers Now:

Cam Heyward was named a replacement and will make his sixth straight Pro Bowl.

Alan Saunders is at the Senior Bowl. Who are the top players for the Steelers to watch?


Things will change this season for Derek Shelton and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

NHL Trade Rumors, News & National Hockey Now:

Boston Hockey Now: The big question is, with Bo Horvat off the market, how about Dylan Larkin? Who will the Boston Bruins target?

Vegas Hockey Now: Sooner than later, a trade is coming for the Vegas Golden Knights.

NYI Hockey Now: A Bo Horvat extension–what could that look like for the New York Islanders?

Detroit Hockey Now: The NHL trade rumors are about to start in Detroit. Several teams should be interested in Mr. Tyler Bertuzzi.

TSN Insiders: Will the Canucks continue selling?

Washington Hockey Now: The Capitals know they’re in a playoff battle, and coach Peter Laviolette had to juggle the Capitals lines.

Colorado Hockey Now: And finally — the film room. You know the names. Here is why the Nathan MacKinnon-Evan Rodrigues duo is catching fire for the Colorado Avalanche.