Friday's Dump and Chase: Cam Talbot Trade Talk

A few teams are interested in New York Rangers backup Cam Talbot and <a href=""><strong>some have speculated</strong></a> he could be worth a second rounder and a prospect.

Nashville Predators News

Rumblings: Preds, Fisher hammering out new deal | ESPN
It's down to money at this point in the negotiations. The deal will get done but reading, "we continue to have a very healthy dialogue" from Fisher's raises my eyebrow.

Preds, MEND Look to End Domestic Violence in Middle Tennessee - Nashville Predators

A worthy goal.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Cam Talbot, the NHL’s hottest goaltending trade target | Puck Daddy
"According to Darren Dreger of TSN, the Edmonton Oilers (obviously), Calgary Flames (understandably), San Jose Sharks (bye Antti), Dallas Stars (Kari is wonky and singed through 2018) and the Florida Panthers (huh?!) have kicked the tires on Talbot."

Should the Edmonton Oilers pay up with their 33rd overall pick in a trade for Cam Talbot or Robin Lehner? | Edmonton Journal
There are a number of goalies available right now. Edmonton and SJ shouldn't blow their wad just yet.

Avalanche GM Sakic not shopping Ryan O'Reilly |
Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic says it's still his desire to sign Ryan O'Reilly to a long-term contract before the start of next season.

Exit Interviews: Mike Yeo | Hockey Wilderness
The Wild's Head Coach is sitting in the Hockey Wilderness interview room.

Matt Cooke placed on waivers to be bought out | Hockey Wilderness
The lighting rod player has been waived so that the Wild can buy out the rest of his contract.

Sean Avery: Transition Season | The Players' Tribune
Despite what you may think of Sean Avery this article is really interesting, thought-provoking, and worth your time.

Kings among the few finalists for Mike Reilly | LA Kings Insider
It's between LA, Chicago, and Minnesota.

Off-Season Game Plan: New York Rangers | TSN
The Rangers had a successful regular season in 2014-2015 and have some possible trade assests with lots of younger talent that can compete with each to fill bigger roles.

Man pulled from Chicago River after jumping in for Blackhawks cap - Chicago Tribune

The least surprising story of the year. And yet, still funny.