NHL Trade Rumors
Dan’s Daily: Little Names on Trade Block, Penguins Uncertainty
Crazy weekend. The Edmonton Oilers used an emergency backup goalie just for fun. Matt Murray’s injury opened the door for a hotshot young goalie to take his Toronto spot, but Toronto gave the Penguins some help Sunday. There are a couple of little names on the NHL trade block, including an affordable goalie and former Pittsburgh Penguins center. Sources dished the Cancuks’ trade ask to the Boston Bruins for Bo Horvat. We also dove into if the Penguins’ trade needs include goaltending.
It is entirely weird, like being weightless. No hockey on Sunday and no hockey to prepare for on Monday. Like, what am I supposed to do?
On the business front, we’ll be making an announcement about our network rehoming many of the SBnation blogs. It’s been challenging; our hands have a few bite marks, but we’ve also received plenty of interest. For those on the fence, we’re still accepting applications to participate or run the blogs email@example.com.
Dave Molinari has a couple of surprises for us today. The first drops at 10 a.m. The second will be a must-read. We got a blue chip exclusive interview, though scheduling is a bit sketchy.
Pittsburgh Penguins / Steelers, Pirates
PHN+: Mike Sullivan took the heat postgame. He didn’t hesitate, but I’ll tell you what’s going on, it’s not the coach — it’s on the Pittsburgh Penguins players.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Do the Penguins need a goalie? The NHL Trade deadline is five weeks away. Here’s who is available for a Penguins trade.
Washington Hockey Now: The Penguins got help from the Toronto Maple Leafs Sunday. Toronto’s beatdown of the Capitals kept the Penguins within a point. Concerns are also growing in connection with the Washington Capitals.
Ryan Shazier has a new business venture — he’s got his own medical marijuana.
Interested? At the NFLPA Bowl, the Steelers met with Syracuse LB Mikel Jones.
Pittsburgh Baseball Now:
PBN+: From the desk of John Perrotto — The wry smile of Jun Sheok-Shim says it all for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
NHL Trade Talk, News & National Hockey Now:
32 Thoughts / HNIC: Believe it or not, Nick Bjugstad is in demand on the NHL trade market. And Elliotte Friedman says Anton Khudobin will be on the move.
Boston Hockey Now: This is the time of year when Jimmy Murphy ferrets little scoops that drive GMs nuts. We know Bo Horvat is moving before the NHL trade deadline, and Murphy cracked the Canucks trade ask of the Boston Bruins.
Detroit Hockey Now: What’s the next move? The Yzer-plan in Detroit is reaching critical stages, so what happens after the break for the Detroit Red Wings?
Philly Hockey Now: The Flyers are rebuilding. A few more veterans will have new addresses by the NHL trade deadline, yet somehow, someway, the Philadelphia Flyers are only six points back of a playoff spot.
NYI Hockey Now: The Islanders lost six in a row before a tough win, but the top six has not been good enough. New York Islanders mailbag.
Sportsnet: Matt Murray suffered a pregame injury. That opened a spot for the scorching hot Joseph Woll.
And it was a wild night as Connor McDavid suggested to coaches that the emergency backup finish the 7-3 win. And we had some EBUG energy.