Lou gained’t discuss a Trotz extension
Andrew Gross: New York Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello wouldn’t remark about any negotiations with coach Barry Trotz a couple of contract extension. Lamoriello mentioned that it was an inside matter and to not learn into his reply.
Trotz’s contract is up after subsequent season.
Rielly on the Leafs protecting the core collectively
Kristen Shilton: Toronto Maple Leafs pending UFA defenseman Morgan Rielly when requested in regards to the Maple Leafs protecting their core collectively: “Hockey is the last word staff sport. It’s not about anybody small group of gamers. We’ve acquired a lot of new guys, we’ve acquired a brand new mentality it seems like for me. It’s an excellent alternative for us.”
Rangers searching for a possible top-six in return for Kravtsov
Have been informed that he’s keen to play within the AHL with a special staff and that he would take into account a one-year contract extension round what his qualifying supply could be for subsequent season.
The Rangers expect the return to be a participant with top-six potential.
GM Bowman on Dylan Strome
“The factor it’s a must to have a look at, now we have somewhat little bit of a special look. We’re making an attempt to construct not juset a purely expert staff. These guys are very expert, Gaudette and Strome each. They did properly. There’s nothing fallacious with the way in which they performed. However the place we’re tonight, they’re not within the lineup however they’re nonetheless with us, they’re nonetheless a part of the staff, and all you possibly can ask them to do is preserve being prepared whent their alternative comes.
We actually have extra depth within the center, so from that perspective, possibly that’s been more durable for Dylan simply because he’s a pure middle. We’ve got Tyler Johnson and Jonathan and Kirby, none of these guys have been right here final 12 months… So I believe it’s in all probability extra circumstantial than something.”