The New Jersey Devils will hit the ice this morning ahead of their Wednesday night tilt with the Montreal Canadiens.
Checking in with some news, Elvis Merzlikins has asked for a trade out of Columbus. Does a trade with their division rival make sense for the Devils who have a goaltending need?
Elsewhere, should Philly be trading for a faltering Los Angeles forward? Will Pittsburgh be forced to make a depth acquisition? And, was Jeremy Swayman’s shot at the Boston organization really what it was cracked up to be?
Let’s do that hockey.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Hockey Now: The writing was on the wall for Elvis Merzlikins and the Columbus Blue Jackets. Does a trade to the Devils make sense?
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NHL Trade Talk
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Valterri Puustinen holds one of the keys for the Penguins’ trade deadline plans. If he recedes, they badly need a middle-six winger.
Philly Hockey Now: Arthur Kaliyev’s role with the Los Angeles Kings continues to diminish. Is he a fit for the Flyers?
National Hockey Now
Boston Hockey Now: Jeremy Swayman sparked speculation when he seemingly took a shot at the Bruins. However, he recently shook off that speculation.
Colorado Hockey Now: Nathan MacKinnon doesn’t give many long-form interviews in Colorado, but when he does them with the National Media, they’re always very entertaining, including his latest.
Florida Hockey Now: When Radko Gudas took the ice Monday afternoon, he got a taste of just how much he meant to the Florida Panthers.
Vegas Golden Knights
Vegas Hockey Now: Jack Eichel said he was “fine.” He wasn’t. The Golden Knights reported that Eichel had successful lower-body surgery on Tuesday and is out week-to-week.