9:54PM: Nick Kypreos said on Hockey Night in Canada that Kevin Hayes is believed to be “Plan B” for a bunch of teams that are currently interested in Ottawa’s Mark Stone. (Sportsnet)
He mentions the Jets as a team that could be interested in Hayes and notes that their first round pick and maybe a prospect like 6-7 defenseman Logan Stanley might be enough. (Sportsnet)
Stanley was the 18th overall pick in 2016 by the Jets.
Kypreos also mentions the Predators as a team that could be in on Hayes. (Sportsnet)
8PM: Dallas is “pushing hard” to make something happen for Zuccarello. (McKenzie)
7:54PM: Dallas has been “intensely” pursuing Mats Zuccarello. (Friedman)
Ottawa is sending Ryan Dzingel to Columbus for two second round picks (2020 and 2021) and Anthony Duclair. (McKenzie)
6:55PM: The Flames, Jets and Bruins are believed to be interested in acquiring both Kevin Hayes and Mats Zuccarello but those teams are waiting to see what happens with Ottawa’s Mark Stone. (NY Post)
The Penguins and Predators are believed to have interest in Zuccarello but are also waiting to see what happens with Mark Stone. (NY Post)
Bob McKenzie tweeted this afternoon that Ottawa would still like to keep Stone but that Winnipeg, Nashville, Calgary and Boston are among the “serious suitors” for him.