Things That Make No Sense:
- A team that needs to improve at center moving a good 23-year-old center for a less productive 26-year-old center.
- Converting a promising young puck-moving defenceman with top-4 ability to the less desirable wing position where he’s never played a pro hockey game.
- Just about everything Darren Dreger says lately.
‘Tis the season. All that craziness and more in the links below.
- The Sun: GM Dave Nonis talks draft, Bolland, trades, moving Gardiner to forward
- NHL Trade Rumours: Nick Kypreos floats a Nazem Kadri for Patrick Berglund rumour
- Pierre Lebrun: Garth Snow is now looking to flip Dan Boyle’s rights having not reached a deal
- Joe Smith: Dan Boyle’s agent says he would welcome a return to Tampa Bay
- Andy Strickland: Brian Campbell wants out of Florida
- TSN1050: Insiders Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger on TSN Drive
- Mirtle: Rebuild and San Jose Sharks don’t belong in the same sentence
- Globe Hockey Podcast: Mirtle, Duhatschek and Darren Yourk talk about the off-season ahead
- PPP: In the SB Nation Mock Draft, the Leafs draft Nikolaj Ehlers at #8
- ICYMI: Q&A with Brock Otten of OHL Prospects on the 2014 draft with a focus on the Leafs’ options