Rob Pizzo looks at goalies flooding the market:

There are plenty of big names offered this year when totally free agency formally opens, but Rob Pizzo says lots of teams might have new goalies when next season begins. 3:56

Collin Delia and Kevin Lankinen, who remain in line to share the internet with Crawford gone, have actually a combined 18 video games of NHL experience-- all coming from Delia. Bowman stated the group is interested in re-signing Malcolm Subban after he was acquired in a February trade with Vegas.

Crawford, who turns 36 on Dec. 31, went 16-20 with a. 917 save percentage and a 2.77 goals-against average during the pandemic-shortened season. He began every game as Chicago eliminated Edmonton in the certifying round prior to losing to the Golden Knights in the playoffs.

Crawford, a Montreal native, was selected by Chicago in the 2nd round of the 2003 draft and made his launching with Chicago in 2010. He helped the franchise to Stanley Cup titles in 2013 and 2015.

Devils to purchase out Cory Schneider

The New Jersey Devils have actually positioned seasoned goaltender Cory Schneider on genuine waivers for the purpose of buying out the final 2 years of his agreement.

The 34-year-old Schneider has 2 years staying on the seven-year, $42 million agreement. He was to be paid $6 million annually the last 2 seasons. The buyout is $8 million spread out over four years.

The buyout is two-thirds of the overall of the quantity left on the agreement and it is spread out over two times the length staying on the deal.

Stars on the rack

Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin has a broken labrum in his hip that most likely will force him to miss out on the start of next season, while captain Jamie Benn and goaltender Ben Bishop now have time to fully recuperate from surgical treatments they had throughout a prolonged season that ended in the Stanley Cup Final.

General manager Jim Nill stated Thursday that Seguin will require about four months to recuperate after he does have surgery, which would avoid from being available for the expected start of the season around Jan. 1.

Furthermore, unlimited complimentary representative Anton Khudobin, the 34-year-old journeyman goalie who took control of for Bishop, had surgery Wednesday to attend to a nerve problem that was triggering feeling numb in his stick hand. Nill stated there will be no long-term issues for Khudobin, who plans to check the free representative market after going 14-10 with a 2.69 goals-against average and.917 save portion in the post-season.

"He ought to be great in 4 or 5 weeks. The surgical treatment was effective," said Nill, who has actually talked to Khudobin's agents about re-signing him.

Sens trade for Gudbranson

The Ottawa Senators have acquired defenceman Erik Gudbranson from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a fifth-round selection in the 2021 NHL draft.

Gudbranson, an Ottawa native, signed up 9 points (four objectives, five assists) and 95 charge minutes over 51 games with Pittsburgh and Anaheim in 2019-20.

The well-travelled 28-year-old was chosen third overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2010 NHL draft. The Senators are his 4th team in the last 19 months.

Over 518 career NHL games with Florida, Vancouver, Pittsburgh and Anaheim, Gudbranson has actually posted 73 points (20 objectives, 53 helps) and 581 charge minutes.

Chicago will not re-sign goaltender Corey Crawford in totally free company, possibly signifying a more extensive reconstruct for one of the NHL's marquee franchises.General manager Stan

Bowman stated he had a" bit of a psychological "conversation with Crawford on Thursday. Collin Delia and Kevin Lankinen, who are in line to share the internet with Crawford gone, have actually an integrated 18 video games of NHL experience-- all belonging to Delia. Crawford, who turns 36 on Dec. 31, went 16-20 with a. 917 save percentage and a 2.77 goals-against average during the pandemic-shortened season. Crawford, a Montreal local, was selected by Chicago in the 2nd round of the 2003 draft and made his debut with Chicago in 2010. He was to be paid $6 million each year the last 2 seasons.