Good Morning; my name is Andrew Fantucchio. It’s Monday, July 10, and this is what I’m focused on around the NHL today.
DeBrincat Dealt to Detroit:
For the last few weeks, Alex DeBrincat was the hottest commodity on the NHL’s trade market as many wondered where the Ottawa Senators would send him. Teams such as the New York Islanders, Washington Capitals and Nashville Predators all reportedly had interest, but it’s DeBricat’s hometown Detroit Red Wings that won the sweepstakes.
The Case For Vegas to Re-Sign Kessel:
Is Phil Kessel he used to be? No, not even close. But that doesn’t mean he wasn’t an important part of the Vegas Golden Knights’ run to the Stanley Cup or that he can’t be again next year.
Sabres Still Scouring Free Agent Market:
For the first time in a while, the Buffalo Sabres were buyers during NHL free agency. Sure, most of the premiere players on the open market have already signed on the dotted line, but Sabres GM Kevyn Adams might have a few more moves up his sleeve.