NHL Morning Links - Aug. 7


In comments to a Finnish newspaper, Teemu Selanne has revealed that he has three options for the 2013-14 season: retire, play for Anaheim or play for another NHL team. The part about playing for another NHL team is new.

Latest on the talks between the Canucks and RFA D-man Chris Tanev are summarized here. Meanwhile, the team has high expectations for Zack Kassian this season.

It is believed that Jared Cowen's representation is trying to get their client a deal along the lines of Travis Hamonic's with the Islanders (seven years, $27 million). Here's more on that.

Early buzz from Dallas is that Jamie Benn will be moving back to left wing, and playing alongside newly acquired Tyler Seguin.

Blues GM Doug Armstrong gives an update on when he expects to have a deal done with RFA defenseman Alex Pietrangelo.

How many more seasons for Zdeno Chara with Boston? On the other end of the spectrum, there appears to be a youth movement underway on the Bruins' blue line.

Another take on Pittsburgh's goaltending battle; this one from a fantasy hockey perspective.

The stats told a different story than the scouts on these five forwards, including Michael Cammalleri (who was drafted too low), and Benoit Pouliot (who was drafted too high).

How does 2012 first-round pick (No. 18 overall) Teuvo Teravainen fit into the Blackhawks' plans in the near future?

The Red Wings may look to extend the contract of D-man Jonathan Ericsson before he hits free agency.

Looking ahead to the Edmonton Oilers' future at the goaltending position.

What kind of workload should we expect out of Jonathan Quick, since Jonathan Bernier is gone and Quick is the favorite to be Team USA's starter at the Olympics?