Coaching and free agent NHL Rumors from around the League

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: There's a good chance the Red Wings won't bring Kirk Maltby back for his 14th season, despite only...

Boston: Buyout for Ryder, trade Wheeler? Kaberle and more for the 4th overall pick?...

Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe: GM Chiarelli says that one of either Hall or Seguin will have an impact on the how...

Salary cap could increase $2 million which would the Penguins and others … James...

Shelly Anderson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Pittsburgh Penguins and the rest of the league received some good news in that according to Gary...

Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Frolov get KHL Offers

TSN.ca: According to a Russian website (Sovsports) , Ilya Kovalchuk as received a 3-year, $30 million contract offer from the SKA St Petersburg. Kovalchuk...

Kulemin-Maple Leaf talks at a standstill … Zherdev wanting to return to NHL …...

Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun: Talks between the Toronto Maple Leafs and winger Nikolai Kulemin are at a standstill. It is rumored that...

Boucher back Saturday? Rob Blake leaning to retirement … Nabokov would like to stay...

Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer: Though it was speculated that his season was over after suffering sprained ligaments in both knees on May...

More on the Canadiens … Ryan and Ducks talking … Marleau to Toronto? Jacob...

Sean Gordon of the Globe and Mail: The Montreal Canadiens will have $13-14 million to fill out 9 roster spots. That is not a...

Steve Yzerman named new GM of the Tampa Bay Lightning

Damian Cristodero of the St. Petersbrug Times: It came as a bit of surprise today that Steve Yzerman was named the new General Manager...

Wings won’t do anything until Lidstrom decides what he’s doing … Horton trade bait...

George Malik of MLive: Red Wings GM Ken Holland told MLive that they can't re-sign Tomas Holmstrom, Todd Bertuzzi, or any of their 5...

Kovalchuk to KHL? Marleau talk … Blues to go after a D-man?

Mark Everson of the NY Post: Reports are floating around that Ilya Kovalchuk is signing with St. Petersburg of the KHL, but ... "Don't...