Updates on Mike Cammalleri, David Legwand, Stephane Robidas and more.
CALGARY SUN: Eric Francis reports Flames winger Mike Cammalleri has submitted a list of seven clubs to which he won’t accept a trade. Francis hopes the Flames can get no less than a second round pick and a young prospect.
THE TENNESSEAN: John Glennon reports Nashville Predators GM David Poile says he has no plans to trade pending UFA center David Legwand. If he’s re-signed it won’t happen until the off-season.
CSNNE.COM: Joe Haggerty cites a source saying Dallas Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas would be a “perfect fit” with the Boston Bruins, who are seeking a defenseman. Robidas is currently recovering from a broken leg suffered earlier in the season. Prospective suitors would have to wait a week or two for his return to action.
NEWSOBSERVER.COM: Luke DeCock believes it’s time to blow up the Hurricanes roster. Noting the difficulty in moving players with bloated contracts (Alex Semin) and no-trade clauses (Tuomo Ruutu), he suggests management should see what they can get for Jeff Skinner, Cam Ward, Ron Hainsey and Jiri Tlusty. He also calls upon them to see if there is a market for Semin and Ruutu.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: It’s been five years since they last made the playoffs. Barring a major run down the stretch they won’t make it this season. Time for a major shakeup, and maybe a management change.
MLIVE.COM: Ansar Khan reports injuries to key players won’t alter the Red Wings trade strategy. GM Ken Holland isn’t interested in acquiring rental players.