There are many reports out of Vancouver that Roberto Luongo is giving up the “C” and passing it onto Henrik Sedin. Bobby-Luo struggled last season and may be looking to take some of the pressures off from being the captian. It will be intresting to see how things play out
Willie Mitchell is close to making a decision. There is intrest in 4 clubs; Vancouver, LA, San Jose, and Washington. Mitchell is currently skating in Vancouver with a few Canucks and fellow BC native, Brendan Morrison, at UBC.
Reports online state that the NHL is set to reject Kovalchuk’s revised deal with the Devils. Two weeks ago the NHL rejected there 17 year, 102 million dollar deal.
Lee Stempniak is close to signing with the New York Islanders. There is still intrest from the Canadians, Coyotes, and Thrashers.
Also the Leafs and Kings may be interested in the services of Ryan Johnson and a report out of Vancouver that they have come to terms with “canuck-killer” Raffi Toress to a one year, one million.