The Arizona Coyotes are now among the teams interested in acquiring Noah Hanifin from the Calgary Flames. Trevor Neufeld has a roundup of what’s going on with Hanifin. The Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks are also interested.
James Nichols of New Jersey Hockey Now is also reporting that the Devils are aggressively pursuing a defenseman. Hanifin could be on general manager Tom Fitzgerald’s list.
San Jose Hockey Now also reports several teams are interested in Mario Ferraro. Meanwhile, Montreal Hockey Now reports teams are heavily scouting the Canadiens. Teams like Montreal’s defensemen. The Tyson Barrie saga continues. He has permission to talk to other teams about acquiring him from the Predators. Elliotte Friedman reports the Philadelphia Flyers are not eager to move Rasmus Ristolainen. There’s plenty of buzz in the trade market.
None of that buzz is in Detroit. The Red Wings made their big move by signing Patrick Kane who will make his Red Wings debut tonight. “We’ll be smart in how we use him,” Detroit coach Derek Lalonde said. “I don’t know if he’s ready for a regular shift. I think we’ll monitor it.
IT'S SHOWTIME! 🎬
Coach Lalonde confirms Patrick Kane will make his #RedWings debut tomorrow. 👀
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) December 6, 2023
Red Wings In Case You Missed it
- Red Wings draft pick Kirill Tyutyayev, now playing with the Toledo Walleye, got himself in trouble by shooting a chicken nugget into the stands after a fan threw it on the ice.
- Detroit prospect Trey Augustine is one Team USA’s preliminary roster for the World Junior Championships. Augustine is playing well for Michigan State this season.
- The Red Wings power play is back in the groove after a few weeks of struggles.
Red Wings Next Game
Tonight, the Detroit Red Wings (14-7-3) are home to play the San Jose Sharks (7-17-2). Coach David Quinn’s Sharks are in 31st place in the NHL, but they have won four of their last six games. They are 2-1 on this road trip and have scored 16 goals in those three games.
Hockey Now Network
Montreal: Marco D’Amico writes about which Montreal Canadiens defenseman could be trade targets.
New Jersey: The New Jersey Devils reportedly are poking around several different trade scenarios for a defenseman. James Nichols rounds up the possibilities.
Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Flyers are not eager to trade Rasmus Ristolainen. PHN has the story.
Pittsburgh: Dan Kingerski takes you into the dressing room to show how lost the Pittsburgh Penguins are currently. Coach Mike Sullivan said confidence is one of the issues.
San Jose: San Jose Sharks defenseman Mario Ferraro is a trade target.
Vegas: Chris Gawlik makes a point in his story on the Vegas Golden Knights‘ 6-3 triumph against the St. Louis Blues that Jack Eichel is carrying his team.