A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey:
Tough news for the Senators, as they lose Kyle Turris to injury. [Sportsnet]
Kris Versteeg is now a member of the Los Angeles Kings. [USA Today]
The failed Sergei Plotnikov experiment in Pittsburgh is over. [Pensburgh]
Sure, Justin Schultz can’t play defence, but at least he moves the puck well. [Times Online]
Will Jordan Eberle be traded today? [Beer League Heroes]
Upper-body injury for Benoit Pouliot, believed to be a shoulder injury says Coach McLellan, will be sidelined more than day-to-day.
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) February 29, 2016
The Oilers have given a well-deserved contract extension to Brandon Davidson. [Cult of Hockey]. They also re-signed goalie Laurent Brossoit to a one-way deal. Looks as though he’s officially Cam Talbot’s backup. [Today’s Slapshot]
The Leafs did the Capitals a favor by taking Brooks Laich off their hands. And somehow got a second round pick out of the deal. [Pension Plan Puppets]. Laich was watching the Oscars when he found out about the move. [NESN]
Could Seth Griffith be on the move? [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
After moving on from Eric Staal, what’s next for the Hurricanes? [Yahoo]
The Flyers have re-signed Michael Raffl to a three-year deal. [Courier Post]
And finally, is Auston Matthews the next Connor McDavid? [Sportsnet]
Marcy, a former hockey player, is a hockey correspondent on CTV News and TSN radio. She began her career as a Sports Journalist in 2009 and has been part of The Hockey Writers since 2010, where she is currently a senior writer and editor.