Welcome to free agency 2014.
A few rumors surrounding the Pens:
- The Pens are very interested in Nikolai Kulemin
- They’re also interested in Benoit Pouliot
- They are among teams that have shown interest in Martin Brodeur
- Rutherford has said he wants to plug “three or four” holes in the lineup with free agents
As for the free agents that were on the Penguins:
- The team has extended qualifying offers to all six Penguin RFAs
- It looks like Jussi Jokinen will almost certainly be leaving
- Winnipeg is a possible destination for him
- Somehow nine teams are interested in Deryk Engelland, including Edmonton
- The Red Wings want Matt Niskanen
- So do the Capitals
- The Caps are also interested in Brooks Orpik
As always, look to Twitter for the fastest-breaking news, along with a bunch of dumb rumors and a flaming tire fire of reaction as soon as anything happens.
A lot of hockey players are going to make a lot of money today. Have fun!