Rust not worrying a couple of contract
“Not even a little bit bit.”
Pens Inside Scoop: Rust on the having the accidents this yr whereas being in a contract yr: “I’ve been within the league for a very long time now, and issues occur, accidents occur to all people. The timing of it might suck typically, however it’s what it’s. You bought to take your adversity because it comes…”
“You bought to only sort of preserve your head down, motor by it. Now that I’m going to be wholesome once more quickly, simply try to get on the market and play properly. Assist the staff win video games and do what I do.”
Zucker and some different Penguins could possibly be accessible … Defenseman commerce targets?
Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The emergence of Pittsburgh Penguins winger Evan Rodrigues might make winger Jason Zucker accessible. Zucker has a yr left at $5.5 million and will not be straightforward to maneuver.
The Penguins might must create some wage cap to activate ahead Evgeni Malkin from the LTIR.
The Penguins may look so as to add a right-handed defenseman. Although he doesn’t have a lot of an offensive recreation, Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Justin Braun could possibly be an possibility. He carries a $1.8 million cap hit.
Buffalo Sabres pending UFA defenseman Colin Miller at $3.8 million. Possibly the Sabres could possibly be on the lookout for NHL gamers and never simply draft picks and prospects.
Coaches on the lookout for extensions
Jeff Marek of Sportsnet: Have been instructed that it might be a shock if St. Louis Blues coach Craig Berube doesn’t signal a contract extension. Berube could also be questioning what’s taking so lengthy.
Minnesota Wild GM Invoice Guerin mentioned he’s prefer to get a contract extension carried out for coach Dean Evanson.
Anaheim Geese haven’t had any contract extension talks with coach Dallas Eakins, who could possibly be within the Jack Adams dialogue if the Geese proceed to play properly.