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PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE: Shelly Anderson expanded on her earlier report on Twitter regarding the Penguins making an offer to Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan.
THE TENNESSEAN: Josh Cooper reports contract talks between the Nashville Predators and the agents for captain Shea Weber are continuing. GM David Poile remains committed to re-signing Weber to a long-term contract.
Poile also said if Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan decides to move on, the Predators would be interested.
KUKLA’S KORNER: Dave Davis reports the Buffalo Sabres remain in the running for Doan.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: So far, no word on whether Doan intends to re-sign with the Coyotes or elsewhere, but everyone know he’s giving the ‘Yotes priority.
HNIC’s Andi Petrillo recently “tweeted” hearing the Toronto Maple Leafs had “put in an offer” for LA Kings goalie Jonathan Bernier.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: If so, that would be a significant reversal of GM Brian Burke’s recent claim he wasn’t interested in bringing in an inexperienced goalie.
CSNNE.COM: Joe Haggarty reports the agent for former Bruins forward P.J. Axelsson has spoken with two NHL teams regarding his client, who’s spent the past three seasons playing in Sweden.