NHL rumors and notes on Richards, Jagr, Selanne, Kariya, Blue Jackets, Orlov … Draft...

Pierre LeBrun of ESPN: Brad Richards, "You always keep an eye on that first day of July, you see what teams do and where...

Free agent news and rumors involving: Realignment, Penguins, Yandle, Canucks, Predators and Canadiens …...

Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: Gary Bettman presented a major realignment proposal to the board of governors for the 2012-13 season. It involved...

NHL Draft and Trade rumors involving the Edmonton Oilers, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets...

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: Oilers GM Steve Tambellini is looking for someone "special" at the draft, and that could be Ryan Nugent-Hopkins....

Free Agent updates involving Ilya Bryzgalov, Andrei Markov, Clark MacArthur, Andrew Ladd, Jaromir Jagr...

Nick Kypreos via twitter: Kypreos is hearing that the Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov have the basis of an agreement done for a long term...

Pens and Wings may be favorites for Jagr … Stars still trying to trades...

Pierre LeBrun via twitter: Jagr still hasn't made a decision, and doesn't know how long it will take. He said great things about Pittsburgh...

Ryan Smyth says “I have not asked for a trade” … reports indicate something...

Bob McKenzie of TSN: Sources have said that LA Kings winger Ryan Smyth indicated to the Kings that he prefers to play next season...

Free agent updates involving Jagr, Doughty, Tanguay, Selanne, Bryzgalov, the Canadiens and Red Wings

Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Multiple sources confirmed that Jaromir Jagr approached the Pittsburgh Penguins about a possible return. The Red Wings, Rangers,...

Twitter rumors and notes involving: Ryan Smyth and the Oilers, Varlamov, Maple Leafs, Red...

Bob McKenzie via twitter: LA Kings winger Ryan Smyth would like to return to the Edmonton Oilers. Bruce Garrioch via twitter: Senators assistant GM Tim...

Plenty of teams want to deal as NHL draft approaches … Doughty gets “major”...

Update 9:49 am: Brian Compton via twitter: Niklas Lidstrom has agreed to a 1 year contract with the Red Wings, Update 9:25 am: Pierre LeBrun...

Blue Jackets want to trade and spend money this offseason … Avs could pass...

Happy Father's Day to all the dad's out there. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch: The Blue Jackets are looking to move their 8th overall...