Updates on Devan Dubnyk, Adam McQuaid, Shawn Horcoff, Adam Burish, Mike Ribeiro and more.
TWINCITIES.COM: Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher will meet with goaltender Devan Dubnyk in Las Vegas this coming week in hopes of narrowing the gap in their contract negotiations. Both are in Vegas for the NHL Awards on Wednesday.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: There’s reports Dubnyk is seeking over $5 million per season on a long-term deal.
CSNNE.COM: The Boston Bruins are interested in re-signing pending UFA defenseman Adam McQuaid.
SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS/CSN BAY AREA: The San Jose Sharks placed Adam Burish on waivers for the purpose of buying out the final year ($1.85 million) of his contract. The Sharks also intend to part ways with pending UFAs John Scott and Scott Hannan.
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS: The Stars won’t be re-signing pending UFA Shawn Horcoff or RFA Scott Glennie.
THE TENNESSEAN: New details have been released in the sexual assault civil lawsuit filed against Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro by his former nanny. “Mike and (wife) Tamara Ribeiro deny these allegations and will confront their accuser in a court of law,” Ribeiro’s lawyer, Brian Lauten, said in a statement to The Tennessean on Friday.”
THE DETROIT NEWS: Former Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd Nelson is now the head coach of the Red Wings AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids.
PHILLY.COM: The Flyers have decided to retain their assistant coaches.
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Federal agents seized over $180K in fake Blackhawks and Lightning gear during the Stanley Cup Final.
NEWSDAY: Former Islanders owner and con man John Spano was sentenced to a 10-year prison term in Ohio on fraud charges.