Outlet Pass: Trade rumors, Kovalchuk benched, and Marner injury

The early season trade rumors continue for the Sabres and the rest of the NHL


  • Pierre LeBrun confirmed the trade rumors of the Buffalo Sabres interest in acquiring a forward sooner rather than later on TSN’s Insider Trading./


  • The Los Angeles Kings have reportedly informed Ilya Kovalchuk that they’ll no longer dress him in their lineup. [The Fourth Period]
  • Mitch Marner will be out for the Toronto Maple Leafs with a high-ankle sprain. [TSN]/