Emily Kaplan on various moves, deals and trades we could see before deadline
June 20 2018
ESPN's NHL reporter is poolside in Chicago before heading to Dallas to cover the NHL Draft as she makes time to talk with Jawn Jang and Mira Laurence. Mike Hoffman is out, but the Ottawa Senators have a no. 4 draft pick to play with. Things could blow over, sure, however the issues appear to run very deep... everything but Melnyk's pockets. Over in Vancouver, she agrees the Canucks have to be open-minded and creative but more than anything, they need defensive depth.