-The 2020 NHL Entry Draft has finished but the prospect hype doesn’t stop there. Stay tuned for upcoming coverage on the Wild’s new class of prospects. [Hockey Wilderness]
-Bill Guerin continues his shed of last year’s roster and trades young forward Luke Kunin for established center Nick Bonino. A couple picks were involved too. [Hockey Wilderness]
-Rumors are swirling and Marc-Andre Fleury might end up in Minnesota with his massive contract. Is it worth the sweetner to take on two years of Flower? [Hockey Wilderness]
Off the trail...
-Matt Murray is set to be the Ottawa Senators’ starter for next season, using one of the team’s wealth of second-round picks this year to get the former champion. [Silver Seven Sens]
-After acquiring the forward from the Montreal Canadiens, the Columbus Blue Jackets signed Max Domi to a two-year deal with a cap hit of $5.3-million. He’s walking straight to unrestricted free agency. [NHL]
-The 2020 version of the draft wasn’t as heavy on the trades in previous years, but it didn’t stop the Los Angeles Kings acquiring post-hype prospect Lias Andersson from the New York Rangers for a second rounder. [Blueshirt Banter]
-The Ottawa Senators aren’t qualifying Anthony Duclair and the Buffalo Sabres aren’t qualifying Dominik Kahun. Skill doesn’t have a home and it doesn’t make sense. [CBS Sports]
-When the Calgary Flames selected Jake Boltmann he was in the middle of practice and it turned into a heartwarming moment between teammates when they found out.
The moment @Boltmann10 found out he was the newest member of the @NHLFlames ... #AllAboard pic.twitter.com/UUYn2Iu0Kq— Lincoln Stars (@LincolnStars) October 7, 2020
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