The Washington Capitals are still favored to win the Stanley Cup , but who is favored to be shipped out of town in advance of the March 1 NHL trade deadline? Don’t worry. There are plenty of odds on impending player movement, too. We’ve already seen a couple of win-win deals go down in the Calgary Flames’ and Pittsburgh Penguins’ respective defensive acquisitions (see: Michael Stone and Ron Hainsey ). But some of the most heavily rumored names, like the Colorado Avalanche’s Matt Duchene, remain on the market. Oddsmakers like SportsLine and Bovada are all over the NHL wagers you’re thinking about making. Here is the latter’s look at everything from how many players will be dealt around Wednesday’s
Welcome back, Jonathan Quick. Starting for the first time since Oct. 12 — an absence of 59 games due to a groin injury — Quick was solid in his return against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday. He stopped 32 shots, allowing for the Kings to eventually find some offense in a 4-1 victory over their California rivals. The Kings trailed going into the third period, but came alive with four unanswered goals for an important win in the Western Conference playoff race. Tyler Toffoli scored twice and Jeff Carter secured the win with his 30th goal of the season — after he appeared dazed in a fight with Ryan Kesler earlier in the game. In typical fashion, tempers boiled over between these two teams. In typical
2/26/17 | 9:15AM: Bruce Garrioch writes that a sign and trade likely won't happen with Shattenkirk and that the "belief" is that he will sign with the Rangers next season. (Ottawa Sun) Veteran hockey writer Jim Matheson tweeted "Folks in NY. Shattenkirk will play with Rangers long-term if traded. This is no rental so NYR would have to give up lots" On HNIC: Nick Kypreos said: "a lot of teams are thinking that money isn't the be all end all and that he is truly trying to pick his spot on where to play next season..." Elliotte Friedman then said: "Rangers" Kypreos and Ron MacLean both laughed and said "Rangers" 2/25/17 | 9:23PM: Unless the "price drops dramatically" the Rangers do not have a "realistic"