All the latest on Dustin Brown, Dennis Wideman and Roman Hamrlik . Enjoy!
TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported earlier today via Twitter “BOS, BUF, EDM, NJD, NYR, PHI, TOR, VAN are amongst teams with high levels of interest” in LA Kings captain Dustin Brown.
TORONTO SUN: Mike Zeisberger speculated upon the Maple Leafs’ interests in Brown.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Pat Leonard picked up on McKenzie’s report of the Rangers being among the clubs interested in Brown’s services.
CBC’s Elliotte Friedman subsequently “tweeted” Kings GM Dean Lombardi was telling people Brown was not available, which prompted a reply from McKenzie that, if the Kings were no longer considering moving Brown, they had been prior to that. Both agreed what happened is the Kings may have talked to a small number of teams about Brown, and things quickly snowballed.
TORONTO SUN: Mike Zeisberger noted Brown may be off the market, and wondered which players the Maple Leafs might target by the deadline.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: McKenzie this evening reported there’s a sense the Kings might still move Brown for the right price. We’ll find out by Monday if they’ll get that price. For now, it seems he’s off the market, unless they get an offer they really like.
NEW YORK POST’s Larry Brooks ‘tweeted‘ the Rangers might have interest in Capitals defenseman Dennis Wideman but he’s not available at the moment. Brooks believes the Capitals will trade disgruntled defenseman Roman Hamrlik.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: I get the sense the Capitals will be making a move soon. The outcome of tonight’s game against Montreal could determine what they do and who gets moved.