Plenty of free agent rumors and trade options

Jim Kelly of SportsIllustrated: Kelly throws out a new Blackhawks name as possible trade bait to elevate their cap situation, Marion Hossa and his...

Burke outlines what it will take to get Kaberle … Phaneuf to be new...

David Shoatls of the Globe and Mail: Brian Burke confirmed yesterday that Dion Phaneuf will be named captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The...

Win the Cup, get a kick to the gut …Kulemin wants to be a...

James Duthie via Twitter: So the 'Hawks win the cup, everyone is happy, in the back of the minds of management, they start shaking...

Cheechoo to be bought out … Red Wings news … Blues-Mason talking

Allen Panzeri of the Ottawa Citizen: The writing is already on the wall that Jonathan Cheechoo will be bought out by the...

Kaberle trade talk heating up … Spezza for the 4th pick? New GMs looking...

Elliotte Friedman of CBC: The Columbus Blue Jackets may be making a stronger push next season to make the playoffs, and could be kicking...

No big offer for Kovalchuk from KHL? No over-paying on Kulemin … Bertuzzi gets...

Chris Botta of AOL Fanhouse: It was rumored yesterday that Ilya Kovalchuk received a $14 million per season contract offer from the KHL, but...

Kovalchuk offered $14 million per season? Flyers may not re-sign Leighten … Would the...

Sport-Express.ru: The SKA St. Petersburg reportedly have increased their offer to Ilya Kovalchuk to 3 years and $42 million. It was reported...

Blue Jackets get their coach? Bertuzzi going to the open market? NY Rangers plan...

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: Sheldon Souray has 2-years at $5.4 million a season left on his contract, and their aren't  many teams...

Blackhawks off-season talk … Plekanec out-priced Montreal? Quick hits on Free Agents from Hradek

E.J. Hradek of ESPN: Hradek talked to Scott Niedermayer on if he'll retire or not. A decision will be made in the next few...

Could Spezza end up in Edmonton? Volchenkov not going to Washington

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: Matheson wonders if Jason Spezza would be good fit for the Oilers, and if the same players they...