NHL Buzz: Tuesday, June 22

June 22nd, 2010 by Todd Cordell Leave a reply »
It has been a busy day in the NHL so far. Here is an overview of everything that happened today, as well as some rumors.

The Bruins have acquired the scoring winger they need in Nathan Horton, and they also received F Gregory Campbell in exchange for D Dennis Wideman, the 15th overall pick in the 2010 draft and a third round pick in 2011.
Personally, I think this is a good deal for both teams, as the Bruins get the scoring help they need, and the Panthers get a top pick, a top four defenseman, and a draft pick for next year. Player Moves
Tomas Plekanec has signed a six-year extension with the Habs worth $5 million per year. The San Jose Sharks have announced that G Evgeni Nabokov will not be back with the team next season.

Coaching Changes
Pat Quinn has stepped down as the Oilers head coach and has moved into a position as a senior adviser. Tom Renney will take over as the new head coach of the Oilers. Retirement
Scott Niedermayer has announced his retirement. Rumors The Chicago Blackhawks are reportedly asking for a first round pick and a prospect for Dustin Byfuglien.

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