Hockey News: NHL Draft Day; Robin Lehner, Carl Soderberg Traded

The day of the NHL draft is finally here. If you’re an Edmonton Oilers fan, you can hardly contain your excitement. If you’re a fan of hockey in general, you’re hoping to see as many blockbusters as possible. Your daily dose of trade rumors: [Sporting News] and [Spector’s Hockey].

The Bruins have traded Carl Soderberg. [Boston Globe]. And the Avalanche quickly signed him to a new contract. [ESPN].

What does this mean for Ryan O’Reilly? [Puck Daddy]

The Ottawa Senators have traded a goalie. To the Buffalo Sabres. [Sportsnet]

Mike Fisher has re-signed with the Predators. [The Score]

(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Oilers have new assistants coaches. [Copper N Blue]

Paul MacLean is reportedly joining the Anaheim Ducks coaching staff. [TSN]

Dylan Strome doesn’t mind flying under the radar. [The Hockey News]

Is Michael Frolik going to hit free agency? [Jets Nation]

Could Kevin Bieksa be headed to San Jose? [Canucks Army]

Are the Penguins really interested in Phil Kessel? [Sportsnet]. Don’t expect them to move Bobby Farnham. [Trib Live]

Phil Kessel Maple Leafs
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

What will the Leafs do with Dion Phaneuf? [Leafs Nation]

The Washington Capitals will be saying goodbye to two free agents. [Pro Hockey Talk]

The Blackhawks aren’t just accepting anything for Patrick Sharp. [Hockey Feed]

Peter Chiarelli won’t overpay for a goalie. [Edmonton Journal]

And finally, the Blues are confident with their current goalie situation. [Today’s Slap Shot]