Rumour Board Update June 29th: Kessel, Phaneuf, St. Louis

The Phil Kessel sweepstakes kicked off this past Draft weekend but the teams interested want to avoid paying the $4 million bonus due to him on July 1st. A number of teams interested in Kessel will likely try to sign or trade for the a less expensive winger like Patrick Sharp first.

Rumour Board Update: Goalie Dominoes About to Fall

Goaltender Martin Jones - previously bumped down to 1% on the Rumour Board after coming close to reaching an extension with the LA Kings - has skyrocketed up to 50% after news surfaced that talks are heating up.

Cam Talbot still remains the most likely goalie to be traded before the Draft on Friday.

Penguins pursuing a couple of KHL wingers who have long been rumoured to be on their way to North America.

Dougie Hamilton continues to be a name bandied about as a potential offer sheet target. Several teams are preparing...

Rumour Board Update: Sharp Sweepstakes Crowded, Lehner/Anderson deal nears

The list of teams interested in Patrick Sharp continues to grow. Despite his sizeable $5.9 million cap hit, the two years remaining on Sharp's deal is attractive to teams who want to win now. The Blackhawks have asked for a boatload of assets, but I have heard that the best offer they've received so far is a 2nd rounder.

I was told by a source that while Craig Anderson is on the market, the Senators are more eager to move Robin Lehner. If they can't get a deal by the weekend, they will likely be patient and wait until later in the summer to make a deal.

Rumour Board Update: Oduya, Sekera, O'Reilly, Talbot & more

Contenders for two of the top defenseman on the UFA market continue to emerge.

The Ryan O'Reilly situation gets harder and harder to read as negotiations continue with the Avalanche but trade talks ramp up with other teams...

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Rumour Board Update: Sharp, O'Reilly

Lots of tweaks today as rumours heat up ahead of the NHL Draft. A few contenders added to the Patrick Sharp sweepstakes, meanwhile Ryan O'Reilly's odds of being traded went up even further today...

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Rumour Board Update June 16: Martin Jones

Lots of adjustments coming today, but news is out that RFA goalie Martin Jones is likely re-signing with the LA Kings. It wasn't expected he'd leave, but there were rumblings. He gets bumped down to 1% on the rumour board.

We're getting closer to the official site launch...if you are here already, thank you! I hope you stick around.

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Rumour Board Update, June 14: Kessel, St. Louis updates

A few small tweaks to the board today.

Have put AZ beside Kessel's name as the rumours are out there...but I just don't see how a rebuilding, cash-strapped team adds that contract.

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