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from Lyle Richardson at The Sporting News,

It's NHL trade rumor season. Each week before the Feb. 26 trade deadline, Lyle Richardson's Rumor Roundup column serves as a one-stop guide to the latest rumblings around the league....

When the Penguins were struggling back in December, there was talk of GM Jim Rutherford shopping for scoring depth. But with his club having improved in recent weeks, Rutherford could instead consider adding an experienced third-line center. The Stars could consider Nash as an option to bolster struggling veteran center Jason Spezza's scoring game.

Sitting 29th in goals-for per game (2.52) and 31st in power-play percentage (14.4), the Jackets need offensive help. Clinging to a wild-card berth in the Eastern Conference, they're in danger of tumbling out of postseason contention. It remains to be seen, however, if a reunion with Nash is in the cards....

The market for quality goaltenders is thin this season, with Detroit's Petr Mrazek the most notable believed available. Buffalo's Robin Lehner briefly surfaced in the rumor mill, but his performance is among the few bright spots in an otherwise miserable season for the Sabres. They'll likely retain him. Same goes for Carolina's Cam Ward as the Hurricanes jockey with the Islanders for a wild-card berth in the Eastern Conference. 

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The Stars could consider Nash as an option to bolster struggling veteran center Jason Spezza’s scoring game.

I guess benching a veteran really didn’t work.

Posted by howeandhowe from Seattle on 02/06/18 at 02:51 PM ET

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The market for quality goaltenders is thin this season, with Detroit’s Petr Mrazek the most notable believed available.

Lyle must swim with the bottom feeders.  Is Howard not a quality Goal Tender??
Dumb ass

Posted by WingedRider from Saskatoon, SK on 02/06/18 at 07:00 PM ET

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Lyle must swim with the bottom feeders.  Is Howard not a quality Goal Tender??

I agree. Until recently Howard was lights out, but still has played well most of the season. smile

Posted by bigfrog on 02/06/18 at 07:13 PM ET

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