Jake DeBrusk and Matt Grzelcyk‘s long-term future in Boston up within the air
Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic: The 26-year-old Jake DeBrusk is getting into the ultimate yr of contract and his play within the high six this yr will decide if he’s introduced again long-term.
Matt Grzelcyk’s future in a Boston Bruins jersey can be up within the air. Will he get an extension or might he be traded? The defenseman doesn’t kill penalties and is unlikely to see a lot PP time.
Some Questions Stay for the Calgary Flames
** NHLRumors.com transcription
“Heading into coaching camps, the Calgary Flames are maybe the most important wild card within the NHL. Are they the group that many pegged as the very best within the west as they did a season in the past, or are they the group that in the end missed out on the playoffs by a handful of factors?
However cease me in case you’ve heard this earlier than. The groups success will depend upon the way forward for a marquee ahead. Proper now Elias Lindholm shouldn’t be signed to a contract extension and the Flames have made it clear they wish to keep away from one other Johnny Gaudreau-type state of affairs and will look to deal their No. 1 middle in the event that they decide Lindholm received’t re-sign in Calgary.
On the ice there may be additionally the query of what the Calgary Flames offense will seem like with a gifted group together with Lindholm, Jonathan Huberdeau and Nazem Kadri, now being coached by a long-term NHLer and former Calgary Flame Marc Savard.
And lastly, how will Ryan Huska deal with the tough transition from going from assistant coach to go coach on the identical group?
Ought to the Flames get the solutions to these questions, they could shock the hockey world this time for various causes.