• The New York Rangers will not be welcoming forward Ryane Clowe back, according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. LeBrun tweeted that the Rangers were attempting to trade his rights at Sunday’s NHL Draft.
  • After providing Sunday’s biggest headline by acquiring Cory Schneider from the Vancouver Canucks, New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello set to business on the rest of his roster on Monday. He signed Dainius Zubrus for three more years and according to Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger also spoke with a number of other players. Chere quoted Lamoriello as saying he’d like to re-sign pending UFA Marek Zidlicky, that he’ll soon begin negotiations with restricted free agents like Adam Henrique and that the team has held discussions with incumbent back-up Johan Hedberg in the wake of the Schneider acquisition.
  • The Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson speculated about possible upgrades for the Edmonton Oilers on Twitter on Sunday night. He tweeted that he expects GM Craig MacTavish to make a “full court press” for UFA-to-be Nathan Horton. Matheson also speculated that Chicago Blackhawks forward Viktor Stalberg might be a good fit for the team’s third line.

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