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Teams Showing Interest In Chris Stewart

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,

It’s not a matter of if, but rather when the Buffalo Sabres flip pending UFA Chris Stewart.

There’s nothing imminent as far as we can tell. We reported earlier that the Boston Bruins have him as one of their targets and another Atlantic Division team the Ottawa Senators had talks earlier this month with the Sabres. The Senators tried to trade for him before the trade deadline last spring. They spoke again to Buffalo a few weeks back but nothing came of it for now.

The Bruins, meanwhile, have been hammered on defense by injuries, so perhaps their need would be best served there, but a source said Thursday that Boston’s plan right now is to ride this out, knowing that within a month or so most of their injured blueliners will be healthy. No panic trade in store. 

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Stewart would be a great addition for the Wings. Big, right handed power forward that can score.

Posted by topshelf14 from Detroit, MI on 10/30/14 at 07:05 PM ET

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I don’t see Buffalo getting rid of him until around the trade deadline unless they get a trade deadline type offer.

Posted by neffernin on 10/30/14 at 07:34 PM ET

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Look away, DRW. One cannot score from the penalty box.

Posted by Squarewheels from The Land of Unhealthy Scratching on 10/30/14 at 10:31 PM ET

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