Note: The 1st round of the NHL Entry Draft starts on Friday, June 21st in Vancouver and then rounds 2-7 will continue on Saturday. We will be bringing you wall to wall coverage of the draft on here as well as on the Illegal Curve Hockey Show which will start at noon CDT on TSN 1290 Winnipeg and continue until the end of the draft.
Note II: Late this evening the Jets announced they had traded Jacob Trouba to the New York Rangers. For full details click here.
NY Post: Rangers, rivals set to battle for Jets’ Jacob Trouba at steep cost. Over the weekend Larry Brooks put out this piece about the battle between the Rangers, Devils and Islanders for the services of the Jets top pairing D man.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show Replay:
Topics: St. Louis Blues defeat Boston Bruins in Game Seven 4-1; Win the Franchise’s First Stanley Cup, Pending RFA Andrew Copp and his next contract, Trade rumors surrounding Nikolaj Ehlers, Kevin Cheveldayoff on Jacob Trouba: “We’re having conversations with teams about the potential of trading him…”
Guests: Scott Billeck (NHL.com, Winnipeg Sun, NBC Pro Hockey Talk), John Matisz (National hockey writer for The Score)
To listen to part 1 click here.
Topics: Jordan Eberle signs 5 year, $27.5 million dollar contract extension with NY Islanders (AAV of $5.5 million), Philadelphia Flyers acquire Matt Niskanen from Washington in exchange for Radko Gudas, UFA of the Week: Jake Gardiner, Jets sign Joona Luoto to a three-year, two-way contract
Guests: Matt Vensel (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), Craig Button (TSN Director of Scouting), Trent Miner (Vancouver Giants goaltender)
To listen to part 2 click here.