According to the Team 1040 radio station in Vancouver, free agent forward Mats Sundin may be down to two teams, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens. It's believed that Sundin has had good discussions with both teams' respective GMs, and the Vancouver Canucks appear to be out of the running despite their 2 year, $20 million contract offer. Brochu's take: I feel a great disturbance, as if thousands of Canucks fans suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced...
Sportsnet is reporting that Canucks GM Mike Gillis plans to meet Daniel and Henrik Sedin next week to discuss contract extensions for the Swedish twins.
There are rumours in the Swedish media that Calgary Flames forward Marcus Nilson could be signing with SEL team Djurgarden. Source
Forward Tyson Nash has been given a try-out contract by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Nash spent last season with the Nippon Paper Cranes of the Asia League Ice Hockey. Source