How Isles will use Palmieri, Zajac; Malkin back skating
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• Paul Maurice on the status of Jets captain Blake Wheeler: “The word’s concussion — we don’t have a diagnosis on that, yet, but we’re going to treat it as it is because we’re obviously really careful with these things.” [Winnipeg Sun]
• According to Darren Dreger, the NHL’s best-case situation for the Canucks resuming play is April 16. [PHT]
• Will the Flyers approach Monday’s NHL trade due date as purchasers or sellers? [Broad Street Hockey]
• As the Bruins offer with both Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak out of the lineup, Dan Vladar and Jeremy Swayman are completing well in objective. [Bruins Daily]
• 8 NHL goaltenders who might be on the relocation. [PHT]
• One relocation the Wild should prevent making in the next week? Trading for a center. [Zone Coverage]
• Flames GM Brad Treliving on who’s to blame for a down year: “It’s on all of us. It starts with myself. I’m in charge of the hockey department so it starts with the manager and we all take our piece of it.” [TSN]
• Pavel Zacha‘s breakout season with the Devils isn’t all that it seems. [All About the Jersey]
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