NHL Daily: Panthers Announce New Coach, Hawks Defenseman On Way Out, Predators Sign Weber and More! (Morning NHL Headlines)
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NHL Daily: Morning NHL Headlines
Sabres Ready to Give Up on Reinhart?
There’s been a lot of speculation around the Sabres organization that they are willing to move young forward Sam Reinhart for defensive help. Now if they could bring in a top four or even top two defensemen, the deal could work. But if they can’t he definitely needs to stay on the roster. (Tip Of The Tower)
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Florida Panthers Announce New Head Coach
After spending the last two seasons as an assistant coach with the San Jose Sharks, Bob Boughner has taken over the reigns as the Panthers new head coach. After some solid success in San Jose, Bob is going to bring a whole new system and format to the young Panthers which could see them turn things around very quick. (The Rat Trick)
Key Blackhawks Defenseman Could Be Moved
A lot of talks has been going around that the Hawks are taking notes on Brent Seabrook and may possibly move him, but there’s another who may go instead. Niklas Hjalmarsson has a cap hit of $4.1 million for the next two seasons, and with money getting tight in Chicago, he could very well be on his way out. (Blackhawk Up)
Predators Sign Weber to New Deal
After a very strong post-season, it’s not too obvious that Nashville would be re-signing some key players. And Yannick Weber is one who received a new deal, it’s worth $650,000 for one year only. He signed a one-year deal before the 2016-17 campaign. Weber has also spent time with Montreal and Vancouver. (Predlines)
Rangers Klein Nearing Retirement
Rangers defenseman is contemplating retiring from the NHL, his strategy behind it is much like Pavel Datsyuk’s who retired from Detroit to take a new contract in the KHL. Now Klein is thinking of doing the same thing, but where he will end up in Europe is still unknown. (Blue Line Station)
Fleury Agrees to Waive No Movement Clause
News has come out of Pittsburgh that goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has agreed to waive his no-movement clause, this shouldn’t be too surprising since the team wants to go in the direction of Matthew Murray. Now, this could also mean that the Golden Knights could have themselves a number one goalie come to the expansion. (Fansided)