The Chronicles of Stanley is an occasional series this summer that tracks the Pittsburgh Penguins as they each get their special alone time with the Stanley Cup. After an epic weekend with Sidney Crosby followed by quality time with Phil Kessel and family, the Cup made its way to Thunder Bay, Ontario to visit with playoff goaltender wunderkind Matt Murray. Murray went to the Northwest Ontario Sports Hall of Fame where he was to raise a Penguins flag.
If the Buffalo Sabres can sign Jimmy Vesey, they may be more willing to trade winger Evander Kane. That’s what TSN 1040 (Vancouver) radio host Matt Sekeres has been hearing, and what he’s hearing does make a lot of sense. Kane, whose off-ice issues are once again making headlines, has two years left on his contract before he can become an unrestricted free agent. He plays the same position as Vesey, 23, who’s currently Buffalo property but can sign with any team he chooses on Aug. 15. Even if the Sabres can’t convince Vesey to join them, Kane could still be traded. GM Tim Murray has already conceded that his patience is wearing thin with the 24-year-old that he acquired from Winnipeg not long