NHL Rumors: Trade Buzz on Patrick Sharp, Kevin Shattenkirk and More

July 4th, 2015 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

An already lackluster NHL free-agent class is further diminished after the initial wave of signings in recent days. In turn, the trade market should continue to heat up as front offices around the league look to fill holes for next season.

Some big chips have already been moved over the past week. Ryan O'Reilly (Buffalo Sabres), Phil Kessel (Pittsburgh Penguins) and T.J. Oshie (Washington Capitals) are some of the notable names to find new homes since draft weekend, as ESPN.com noted.

More high-profile deals are likely to follow throughout the summer. So let's check out some of the latest rumors about players who could be on the move.


Patrick Sharp

The Chicago Blackhawks are currently in the same position as many other championship teams over the years. It takes special talent to win titles—they've won three in the past six seasons—and eventually those players are going to command more money.

It's already led to the exit of Brandon Saad, and Sharp could be next. Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports one of the interested teams, the Boston Bruins, may ...

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