NHL Rumors: Jagr, Williams, Kings, Canucks, Wild, Senators, Hunwick, Capitals and Kruger

NHL Rumors: Jagr, Williams, Kings, Canucks, Wild, Senators, Hunwick, Capitals and Kruger

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On Jaromir Jagr

Darren Dreger: “Always subject to change, but indications are Jaromir Jagr very likely won’t be back in Florida. Great hands, but need more speed in lineup.”

Pierre LeBrun: “Further to , Jaromir Jagr’s agent Petr Svoboda confirms the Panthers have cut ties. Jagr hitting the open market.”

On Justin Williams

Aaron Ward: “Based on his history with the Hurricanes, Justin Williams seems likely to return to Carolina.”

Mike Commodore: “Folks….word out of Justin Williams camp..Carolina Hurricanes making a strong late push.”

On the Los Angeles Kings …

David Pagnotta: “As of yesterday, didn’t sound like Kings were in front of line for Thornton or Williams. Could change today when they submit formal offers.”

On Jason Demers and the Vancouver Canucks …

Pierre LeBrun: “Hearing that Jason Demers, via his modified NTC, nixed a trade to Vancouver”

On the Minnesota Wild …

Michael Russo: “ has called on defenseman Paul Postma on a 2-way…. Agents feel they can get him a 1-way”

Michael Russo: “ will sign a # of forwards, defensemen and a goalie today and coming days to 2-ways. Wild likely signing Landon Ferraro/Cal O’Reilly

Michael Russo: “‘s looking for a right-shot D. Former junior star Ryan Murphy, just traded by Carolina and bought out by Calgary, is a candidate”

On the Ottawa Senators …

Travis Yost: “Believe Viktor Stalberg will head back to Ottawa.”

Bruce Garrioch: “The will likely go with what they’ve got on defence. May add depth. Up front, looks like Wingels to UFA. Still trying to sign Stalberg”

On Matt Hunwick

Craig Custance: “Michigan native Matt Hunwick has narrowed options down to two teams. Maple Leafs out at this point.”

Aaron Ward: “Hearing former Toronto Maple Leaf and former University of Michigan Wolverine likely headed to Pittsburgh Penguins.”

On the Washington Capitals …

Aivis Kalnins: “ Stanislav Galiev is exploring options in the .”

On the Chicago Blackhawks and Vegas Golden Knights …

Chris Johnston: “Marcus Kruger is owed a $2M bonus from today. Expectation is he’ll be moved to Vegas in long-rumoured deal after it is paid.”