Elliotte Friedman reports the Arizona Coyotes and New Jersey Devils might be closing a Taylor Hall trade.
Hall has been held out of New Jersey’s lineup for the past two days as they closed in on trading the star winger.
The Devils have placed goalie Cory Schneider on waivers.
Schneider, 33, has a cap hit of $6 million through 2021-22.
In Schneider’s first three seasons with the Devils, he posted a 69-71-27 record with a 0.924 SV% and a 2.15 GAA. Since 2016-17, he’s gone 43-60-22 with a 0.904 SV% and a 2.97 GAA, as he’s battled hip injuries.
The Devils recalled Louis Domingue to supplement Mackenzie Blackwood in the crease.
The Predators are about to sign captain Roman Josi to a long-term contract.
Josi, 29, has played his entire career with the Predators, putting up 98 goals and 263 assists in 574 games with the club. He was set to be a UFA after the season.
The New Jersey Devils have re-signed Nico Hischier to a 7 year deal with an average annual salary of $7.25 million.
2019-20 is the final season on Hischier’s entry-level contract.
The Flyers have signed Chris Stewart, who they had in camp as a try-out, to a contract:
The Sharks could bring back Patrick Marleau after all, reports Pierre Lebrun:
Elliotte Friedman reported more than a month ago that the Sharks were not currently a fit.
Lebrun reports there are a couple other teams involved as well.
According to the St. Louis Blues, the team has acquired Justin Faulk and a 5th round pick from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Joel Edmundson, prospect Dominik Bokk, and a 7th round pick.
The Blues also announce that they reached an agreement on a new contract for Faulk, which will be 7 years at an AAV of $6.5 million, starting in 2020-21.
The Blues will have Faulk, Alex Pietrangelo and Colton Parayko patrolling the right side of their blueline. Pietrangelo is eligible to be a UFA this summer and Parayko has three seasons left on his contract.
Bob McKenzie reports that Dustin Byfuglien is pondering his NHL future.
Byfuglien, 34, has two seasons left on his contract at an AAV of $7.6 million.