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Aaron Portzline
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Aaron Portzline 17m
Kekalainen on Letestu: "If you can play first-unit power play with the Edmonton , I think he’ll fit somewhere nicely with our power play units, too."
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GM Jarmo Kekalainen said it’s unclear if Letestu will be in Columbus in time for Monday’s game vs. . Needs to clear immigration issues first.
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Tortorella would not say where Letestu will fit in the lineup, but he’ll get significant minutes and take a heavy face-off load. He’s won 53.5 percent of draws for this season.
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Tortorella said he talks to the equipment guys and training staff to get a read on what guys are REALLY like. Said CBJ support staff couldn’t say enough good things about Mark Letestu … and his whole family for that matter.
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Matt Calvert, the longest-tenured Blue Jackets player and a pending UFA, said he’s had no contract talks with . He’s not sure what to expect leading up to 3 p.m. Monday. “I’ve just been focusing on playing hockey and trying to make the playoffs."
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Letestu will go back into the No. 55 sweater.
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D Taylor Chorney will make his CBJ debut on Monday against the , Tortorella says.
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confirm they acquired Mark Letestu from Nashville for a fourth-round pick. Letestu was traded from to previously, a kind of three way deal
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have acquired C Mark Letestu. Working details.
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place Jussi Jokinen on waivers.
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Bob McKenzie 2h
Cody Golobeuf signs an NHL deal with CGY. Had been in AHL playing for CGY farm team. AAV on $650K, two way contract. Must clear waivers now.
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Sense around the league is that will likely unload D Ryan McDonagh before market for Jack Johnson picks up. No guarantee trade him, even if he remains unsigned. Very fluid situation; could go either way.
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Teams in far different situations, yes?
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Never say never, but that would be a surprise.
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Leafs PR 3h
The announced that the hockey club has acquired forwards Tomas Plekanec and Kyle Baun from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Rinat Valiev, Kerby Rychel and Toronto’s second round draft pick in 2018.
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Kerby Rychel on the move again.
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No way were going to pay the price that paid to get Rick Nash from .
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, as reported, were definitely in on C Derick Brassard before traded him to . Ottawa clearly wanted G prospect Filip Gustavsson in the deal.
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New York Rangers 5h
OFFICIAL: have acquired a first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, defenseman Ryan Lindgren, forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey, and a seventh-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the Bruins in exchange for Rick Nash.
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