Chicago Blackhawks: Blackhawks GM Bob Pulford has been getting a lot of calls from other GMs about Chicago center Alex Zhamnov. Pulford said he isn't getting trade proposals per se, but teams are inquiring whether the Blackhawks will try to sign him to an extension or shop him before the March 9 trading deadline.
Washington Capitals: Washington's coaching change has helped change Peter Bondra's mind about retiring after this season. The Capitals' all-time leading scorer, who will be an unrestricted free agent July 1, now says he'll return next season or whenever a possible lockout ends.
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