Dubas not bending on potential Hyman sign-and-trade

The Maple Leafs will get nothing in return for Zach Hyman when he hits the open market on Wednesday. And general manager Kyle Dubas can live with that. Kristen Shilton has more.

Kristen Shilton

Kristen Shilton

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Avs re-sign D Makar to six-year, $54M contract

A familiar bearded face is going back to Columbus, and the Blue Jackets' longest tenured player is off to Philadelphia. The player the Flyers got back? Well, Cam Atkinson is already in love with Philly’s favorite, familiar orange-bearded face.

Avs re-sign D Makar to six-year, $54M contract

Oilers to wait until Wednesday to sign F Hyman

It looks as though the Edmonton Oilers will wait until Wednesday to sign pending unrestricted free agent Zach Hyman to a contract rather than complete a deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger.

Oilers to wait until Wednesday to sign F Hyman

Panthers acquire Reinhart from Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres dealt forward Sam Reinhart to the Florida Panthers in exchange for goaltender Devon Levi and a first-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft, the teams announced on Saturday.

Panthers acquire Reinhart from Sabres

A Shocking Move At The Draft

How problematic is the Habs' selection of Mailloux?

After Logan Mailloux renounced himself from this year's NHL Draft, the Montreal Canadiens decided to draft him anyways. Sports journalist Shireen Ahmed joins SportsCentre to discuss how problematic this decision is by the Habs' organization.

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How problematic is the Habs' selection of Mailloux?

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Dorion 'really happy' with Senators' draft additions

Senators general manager Pierre Dorion discusses Ottawa's draft haul, headlined by 10th overall selection Tyler Boucher, and discusses the team's final return in the Erik Karlsson deal which was complete with the pick of Zack Ostapchuk.

Button's standout picks from the Canadian teams in the East

With Day 2 of the 2021 NHL Draft wrapping up on Saturday, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button joins SportsCentre to discuss some of his standout picks that were made by the Maple Leafs, Canadiens and Senators.

Button's standout picks from the Canadian teams in the West

With Day 2 of the 2021 NHL Draft wrapping up on Saturday, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button joins SportsCentre to discuss some of his standout picks that were made by the Canucks, Oilers, Jets and Flames.

Flames’ first rounder Coronato looking to emulate Calgary native Point

The Flames selected right-winger Matthew Coronato No. 13 overall in Friday’s NHL entry draft because of his strong work ethic, ability to play a 200-foot game and goal-scoring prowess. Salim Valji has more from Calgary.

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Salim Valji

Senators select F Boucher 10th overall

The Ottawa Senators selected forward Tyler Boucher with the 10th overall pick at the NHL entry draft Friday. Boucher's father is former NHL goaltender Brian Boucher, who played 13 seasons in the league.

Jets select centre Lucius with No. 18 pick in NHL entry draft

The Winnipeg Jets used the 18th overall pick to select forward Chaz Lucius in the NHL entry draft Friday. Lucius was the No. 12-ranked North American skater and is set to play at the University of Minnesota next fall.

'We've got a lot of work to do': Dubas knows Leafs need to improve for next season

The Maple Leafs will be back in the competitive Atlantic Division next season competing against the Stanley Cup champion Lightning, as well as the Bruins, Panthers and, of course, the Canadiens. Kyle Dubas spoke about the challenges ahead next season and his plans to improve the team to set them up for success.

Dubas: Leafs won't bend on cost of saving Oilers cap space on Hyman contract

Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas speaks about the ongoing situation with pending UFA Zach Hyman and says the team won't bend on the the cost of saving the Oilers significant dollars on the salary cap.

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Flyers acquiring Ristolainen from Sabres

Flyers acquiring Ristolainen from Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres launched their offseason overhaul Friday by trading veteran defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to the Philadelphia Flyers. Buffalo acquired fifth-year defenseman Robert Hagg and the Flyers first-round pick, 14th overall, in a trade struck hours before the Sabres were scheduled to select first in the NHL draft.

Options likely available on market for Eric, Marc Staal

Options likely available on market for Eric, Marc Staal

Unrestricted free agents Eric and Marc Staal each want to play next season according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun. "Believe there will be options on the market for both. Door isn't closed on Detroit, either for Marc, or on Montreal for Eric," LeBrun tweeted.

Rangers buying out D DeAngelo

Rangers buying out D DeAngelo

The New York Rangers are finally parting ways with Tony DeAngelo. The Rangers placed the defenceman on unconditional waivers for purposes of a buyout on Friday after he last played for the team in January.

Insider Trading: Hyman talks with Oilers and Leafs continue

TSN Hockey Insiders Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun provide the latest on how Zach Hyman's talks with the Oilers and Leafs are progressing, Tampa Bay's desire to unload Tyler Johnson for cap space, the hunt for defencemen by western Canadian teams, and much more.

Dubas discusses Hyman deal and the complicated off-season ahead

Kyle Dubas knows he has work to do improving the Maple Leafs. What he doesn’t know just yet is whether that includes replacing Zach Hyman. TSN Maple Leafs Reporter Kristen Shilton has more.

Kristen Shilton

Kristen Shilton

Bergevin: Weber's career in doubt, Drouin to attend camp

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin added that Weber's playing career might be over as multiple reports indicate he is dealing with knee, ankle and thumb injuries.

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Holland set to make bold bet with Hyman signing

The Oilers have reportedly set their sights on Toronto Maple Leafs winger Zach Hyman – a competitive, speedy, and versatile two-way player who should have a considerable impact on the depth issues that have plagued the organization for years. Travis Yost has more on what the signing would mean and how it might look down the road.

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Holland set to make bold bet with Hyman signing

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NHL Off-Season Heats Back Up

Bergevin: Weber's career in doubt, Drouin to attend camp

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin added that Weber's playing career might be over as multiple reports indicate he is dealing with knee, ankle and thumb injuries.

Pending UFA Martinez weighing offer from Golden Knights

Pending unrestricted free agent Alec Martinez is weighing an offer from the Vegas Golden Knights, according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun.

Red Wings acquire, sign breakout star Nedeljkovic

The Detroit Red Wings have acquired breakout goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic from the Carolina Hurricanes for a 2021 third-round draft pick and the rights to pending free agent goaltender Jonathan Bernier.

Flames acquire Pitlick from Kraken for fourth-round pick

The Calgary Flames have picked up forward Tyler Pitlick from the newly formed Seattle Kraken. The Flames sent a fourth-round pick in Friday's NHL entry draft to the Kraken in exchange.

Kyle Dubas joins the guys on OverDrive!

Mark Roe and Gord Miller are joined by Maple Leafs General Manager Kyle Dubas and they discuss the possibility of losing Zach Hyman as well as Dubas’ plan to address the rest of the teams needs this off-season.

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Dubas has never been more certain in his plan

It's a considerable hole as the Leafs look almost certain to lose heart and soul winger Zach Hyman, which puts even more pressure on Kyle Dubas to improve his underachieving roster. But as Mark Masters reports, Dubas, who is now in his fourth year as the GM in Toronto, has also never been more certain in his plan.

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‘Elite scorer’ Sillinger seeks family bragging rights at NHL draft

Medicine Hat Tigers centre Cole Sillinger came in No. 11 on TSN's final draft rankings list. His dad, Mike, was picked 11th overall in 1989. Mark Masters has more on the prospect's background and what he's up to ahead of the NHL Draft.

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Mark Masters

Off-Season Watch: Canucks ready to move Schmidt?

TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun writes in The Athletic that the Vancouver Canucks "think they’ve got a decent shot of moving defenceman Nate Schmidt over the next week or two."

After losing Daccord to Kraken, Dorion says goaltending is position with Sens' most depth

Senators GM Pierre Dorion discusses losing goaltender Joey Daccord to the Kraken in the expansion draft, but explains that he feels the team lost a player at a position in which they have the most depth.

Dorion on pick No. 10: 'We know we're going to get a good player'

Holding the 10th overall pick in Friday's NHL Draft, Senators GM Pierre Dorion discusses the likelihood of the team making a selection at that spot, and what kind of player he expects to land in that position.

Kraken Released

Which Canadian team is left with the biggest hole after expansion draft?

TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button examines the impact Seattle's expansion draft had on each Canadian club, and whether or not the Kraken have built a team that can find instant success, similar to what Vegas was able to accomplish.

Kraken unveil picks from NHL expansion draft

The Seattle Kraken have picked Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano in Wednesday's expansion draft. The Kraken are set to become the NHL's 32nd franchise when the 2021-22 season opens this fall. The team announced Wednesday that it's first regular-season home game will take place against the Vancouver Canucks on Oct. 23.

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Kraken may circle back to Schwartz; Sabres have big decision to make

Although the Seattle Kraken had conversations with some of the top free agents on the market, ultimately they didn't come to terms with any of Gabriel Landeskog, Jaden Schwartz, and Dougie Hamilton. The TSN Hockey insiders report that the Kraken could circle back on July 28th to at least one of them. As well, the insiders discuss what's left for the Kraken after the expansion draft, and what the Sabres need to get done.

Morning Coffee: Kraken unveil expansion draft picks

The Seattle Kraken officially unveiled their first 30 players in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft on Wednesday night.

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Unusual year creates unusual entry draft for NHL prospects, scouts

Between online classes and strict COVID-19 restriction, Owen Power's freshman season wasn't exactly what he expected. Now the No. 1-ranked North American skater is set to miss out on a normal NHL entry draft experience, too.

After the expansion draft, Canucks priority shifts to clearing cap space

The Vancouver Canucks lost Kole Lind to the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft after acquiring Jason Dickinson out of Dallas and choosing to protect him instead. With that out of the way, TSN's Farhan Lalji explains what's next for the Canucks in the days ahead and as he explains, it starts with clearing some money from their cap sheet.

Time To Get Kraken

What's next for the Kraken?

The Seattle Kraken officially have a team, but the tough decision for them are just beginning. TSN's director of scouting Craig Button discusses the Kraken's picks in the expansion draft, the holes left on Canadians teams by the Kraken's picks, and where Seattle goes moving forward.

Which Canadian team is left with the biggest hole after expansion draft?

TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button examines the impact Seattle's expansion draft had on each Canadian club, and whether or not the Kraken have built a team that can find instant success, similar to what Vegas was able to accomplish.

Kraken may circle back to Schwartz; Sabres have big decision to make

Although the Seattle Kraken had conversations with some of the top free agents on the market, ultimately they didn't come to terms with any of Gabriel Landeskog, Jaden Schwartz, and Dougie Hamilton. The TSN Hockey insiders report that the Kraken could circle back on July 28th to at least one of them. As well, the insiders discuss what's left for the Kraken after the expansion draft, and what the Sabres need to get done.

Giordano, Larsson leave big holes to fill on Flames', Oilers' bluelines

Montreal Canadiens' GM Marc Bergevin gambled when he left Carey Price exposed in the expansion draft, and won as the Kraken decided against picking him. The Flames and Oilers weren't so lucky, losing Mark Giordano and Adam Larsson respectively. The TSN Hockey insiders join Gino Reda to discuss the latest on the Kraken's expansion draft.

LeBrun: Calculated gamble pays off for Price, Habs

After the Kraken elected to pass on Carey Price in the expansion draft, TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun explains how the calculated gamble, which Price helped come up with, paid off for the Habs, who were able to keep their solid goaltending duo intact for next season.

Button: Bergevin's expansion draft performance was 'masterful'

Craig Button gives his thoughts on Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin's expansion draft strategy that resulted in him keeping both of his goaltenders, and how big of a loss it is for the Flames with the Kraken selecting captain Mark Giordano.

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Giordano, Larsson leave big holes to fill on Flames', Oilers' bluelines

Giordano, Larsson leave big holes to fill on Flames', Oilers' bluelines

Montreal Canadiens' GM Marc Bergevin gambled when he left Carey Price exposed in the expansion draft, and won as the Kraken decided against picking him. The Flames and Oilers weren't so lucky, losing Mark Giordano and Adam Larsson respectively. The TSN Hockey insiders join Gino Reda to discuss the latest on the Kraken's expansion draft.

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With Larsson Seattle bound, Oilers will set their sights on UFA Barrie

With Larsson Seattle bound, Oilers will set their sights on UFA Barrie

With Adam Larsson Seattle bound, the Oilers will set their sights on UFA Tyson Barrie, who led all defencemen with 48 points last season and anchored the league's top power player. Losing both these players to free agency would be catastrophic, so expect Edmonton to make a big push on a deal that could top five million per season. Ryan Rishaug has more.

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Top prospect Edvinsson on admiring Hedman, adapting to smaller ice

In an interview with TSN, Simon Edvinsson spoke about his NHL role models and what he learned from playing on a smaller surface at the IIHF U18 World Championship.

Mark Masters

Mark Masters

Off-Season Watch: Sens eyeing centres, Avs keeping Kadri?

There may be a roster freeze in effect until Thursday, but Bruce Garrioch of Postmedia reports general managers continue to work the phones on potential trades.

Bob McKenzie's Draft Rankings

McKenzie's Draft Rankings: Power pulls away from crowded draft field

This year’s NHL draft class is showing signs of major unpredictability, but the Michigan defenceman cemented his status as hockey’s top prospect with a strong performance at the IIHF World Championship, Bob McKenzie writes.

Hot Button Issues: Who's the best goal-scorer in this year's Draft?

Who is the best goal-scorer in this year's NHL Entry Draft? Who is the slickest player coming into the draft? TSN's Director of Scouting Craig Button joins James Duthie to answer these questions and more.

Which prospects might be available late in the first round?

Who might be able to sneak into the first round of this year's draft? Bob McKenzie reveals his rankings from 21 to 32, as he finishes off his Final Draft Rankings.

Another year at Michigan or the NHL? Power discusses his future ahead of the draft

Owen Power is expected to go first overall in this year's draft, but is leaning towards another year in the NCAA with Michigan, what will be the deciding factor in that decision? He joins James Duthie to discuss this and more.

Goalies Wallstedt, Cossa both crack top 15 on McKenzie's final draft rankings

As Bob McKenzie reveals more of his final draft rankings, the first goalie makes an appearance on the list. In fact, two goalies emerge in the top 15 as Jesper Wallstedt of the SHL and Sebastian Cossa of Edmonton in the WHL come in at 12 and 15 respectively. As McKenzie explains, however, one could even rise to the top 10.

Should the Kraken select Price in the expansion draft?

TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button joins host Gino Reda to discuss whether or not the Seattle Kraken should take Carey Price in the expansion draft, who he’d look at on the blue line and up front in addition to his thoughts on Kyle Dubas’ decision to acquire Jared McCann and what it could mean for Alex Kerfoot.

Should the Kraken select Price in the expansion draft?