Are NHL players about to follow the lead of NBA players and be able to force their way out of town with a trade whenever things don’t go their way? Are the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers on a collision course via the NHL trade market, and could Philadelphia and Florida Panthers trade be in the offing?
Two official and one implied trade demands by young NHL players, all under team control, were granted on Saturday. Make no mistake, it left a bad taste with some, as NHL insiders wondered if the NHL is about to become the NBA.
In the OTR today, the Keystone State Rivalry is alive and well on the NHL Trade market as the Penguins trade winds are blowing. Still, trade rumors are circulating that a Philadelphia and Panthers trade is too good to pass up.
Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin is on a mission.
Could Gary Thorne be calling NHL games again soon? (Yes, please).
More on that in the latest ‘Off The Record’: