NHL Buzz: Monday, August 2nd

August 2nd, 2010 by Todd Cordell Leave a reply »

Marty Turco just signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks, which means that Antti Niemi is now a UFA.

This is only a wild rumor I have heard, but the Maple Leafs may be interested. I know Brian Burke said earlier that he is happy with his goaltending situation.

Now, with Niemi a free agent, he could become a target. I have also heard that the Sharks, Oilers, and Capitals are interested.

As of right now, it looks like Marc Savard will stay in Boston. They would love to dump the salary. However, with teams offering very little and the fact that he is a big part of the Bruins offense, it makes little sense for them to get rid of him.

The Tampa Bay Lightning are among the teams interested in Tomas Kaberle. However, the Lightning do not want to part ways with any of their top six forwards. The Kings, Ducks, Sharks, and Bruins remain interested.

Kevin Bieksa is also available and is drawing interest from pretty much the same teams as Ka ...

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