According to Elliot Friedman on the CBC Hotstove, there have been serious discussions between the Colorado Avalanche and the New York Rangers about forward Ryan O'Reilly. It's believed the Avs asked for defenseman Michael Del Zotto, and it appears the asking price for O'Reilly remains unrealistically high: Brochu's take: Avs management are notoriously known as extremely stingy. However, rumors continue to indicate that O'Reilly will be dealt soon.
The Calgary Flames have placed forward Blair Jones on waivers.
Brochu's European rumor round-up:
Free agent defenseman Pavel Kubina has signed with Swiss team Geneve-Servette. Source