Free Agent and Trade Notes …
Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: Predicting where some free agent goalies will end up …
The New York Rangers are likely not in on Kevin Shattenkirk. The Buffalo Sabres are serious about Shattenkirk and Dallas Stars might try to sign to a short-term deal, though that may have changed after they acquired Marc Methot.
The Montreal Canadiens are seriously interested in Karl Alzner, who visited them earlier this week.
If the Predators are were to sign a top-four defenseman, would they then make a trade for someone like Matt Duchene?
The Vancouver Canucks could be interested Florida Panthers defenseman Jason Demers.
Forwards roundup ….
Thornton has at least spoken with the Kings, Ducks, Blue Jackets, Canadiens, Rangers, Blues and Maple Leafs.
[Friedman] thinks the Canadiens and Alexander Radulov will get something done.