NHL Rumors: Latest on Evander Kane Trade, Kris Russell and More

July 27th, 2016 by Chris Roling Leave a reply »

The NHL rumors market tends to slow this time of year, but it has just enough juice to compete with other majors leagues such as the NBA. 

How could it not? Guys like Evander Kane potentially find themselves on the trade market, and many teams and individuals head to arbitration meetings—if not work something out before the clock expires.

It's a tense time, with contenders opening up the checkbooks on what still remains on the market. Players themselves have options, though this wild offseason has made league hierarchy more difficult to analyze than usual.

Here's a look at the most notable rumors making the rounds.


Kris Russell Update

Teams in need of help on the blue line should look no further than defender Kris Russell.

Russell, 29, has yet to find a new home after spending 51 games with the Calgary Flames and 11 with the Dallas Stars last year. He posted all of 19 points between the two teams yet remained his usual enforcer self otherwise.

Such prowess explains why Andy Strickland of Fox Sports Midwest hears the only factor stopping a ...

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