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The Daily: Could PK Subban be PTO Candidate for Boston Bruins?

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PK Subban, NHL free agent

Boston Hockey Now wrote this week that the Boston Bruins could be, or should be, looking at a tryout contract for PK Subban or Keith Yandle.

The Bruins are banged up on the blue line. Charlie McAvoy (shoulder) is probably out until December and left-shot Matt Grzelcyk (shoulder) is out until at least November.

Former Norris Trophy winner Subban, 33, has been short on offers this summer. Why not go to Boston and show the Bruins that he can still be a significant factor? While he is not the player he once was, Subban could certainly contribute on a contending team.

 

The San Jose Sharks are another team that needs help on defense. But Subban probably doesn’t want to play for a team that isn’t a contender.

Some suggest right-shot Subban should also interest the Maple Leafs. But thus far there hasn’t been any indication the Maple Leafs are interested.

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Pittsburgh:  Penguins reward coach Mike Sullivan with a three-year contract extension. It’s relationships with his players that keeps him going. Pittsburgh Penguins. 

Vancouver: Rob Simpson writes that the “perfect defense” is within reach for the Canucks. Vancouver Canucks.

Washington: Hockey Now’s Mackane Vogel explains what you can expect this season from Connor Brown. Washington Capitals.