Rumor Roundup (Jan. 4): Trocheck, Doan, Maple Leafs and More!

The rumor mill is one of the most controversial areas for a hockey fan. Different names on different days make for the most interesting conversations around the water cooler.

The daily rumor roundup takes a look at some of the latest rumors making waves, and shares them all in one place so you don’t have to search around. Let’s take a look.

[quote_box_left author=””]Reminder: Rumors are just that — rumors. It’s information that is circulating around the hockey world. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.[/quote_box_left]

Latest Rumors:

“Obviously, I’m enjoying this right now and this run and the fact that the puck’s going in the net,” Doan told the Arizona Republic. “It feels like you can contribute, and that’s a big part of it. Then there’s a big part of your family and everything that’s going on with my family and everything that’s happening with them, too. It’ll be a decision that when we talk about as a group, all six of us will make a decision.”

“The Stars have been keeping tabs on the Maple Leafs of late, with Head Pro Scout Paul McIntosh taking in Toronto’s 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues Saturday night. “

“Panthers,working on tying up Trocheck on 2 to 4 year deal acc. to source”

“Looking at the deals for Niederreiter and Turris, you’re basically looking at a roster player and a not-first-round pick.”

“If Brooks Orpik is out long-term, Washington could look at the pending UFA as a rental player for a cup run.”

If you’ve heard of any substantial rumors, let us know in the comment section below. Also feel free to discuss the above rumors with fellow fans. And don’t forget have fun with it!