Trade Deadline Buzz
-According to TIOPS, the Penguins have been still discussing a deal for Nashville Predators D Dan Hamhuis. Alex Goligoski apparently is not a part of the deal being discussed. The deal that is being rumored is either Ruslan Fedotenko and a 2nd Round pick for Hamhuis or Jay McKee along with something else for Hamhuis. This is just a rumor but Hamhuis is a guy the Penguins could really use on their blueline. Keep in mind that at any time, the details of the deal can be changed. The Penguins also still have their eye on Columbus Blue Jackets winger Raffi Torres.
-An update on Sergei Gonchar: According to TIOPS, a response may be heard from his camp on the offer the Penguins proposed to him for a new deal. The offer is rumored to be three years for about $13 million which would break down to about $4.3 million per year. Let's wait and see if Ray Shero can get this one done.