Sabres Links: Brad Richards bought out, Canucks hire Desjardins, Mike Richards won't be bought out
The biggest buy out of the year happened yesterday as Brad Richards will likely once again be a free agent. Should the Sabres consider making another run at him?
Around The League
- The Rangers bought out Brad Richards yesterday [New York Post]
- The Vancouver Canucks are expected to announce Willie Desjardins as their next coach today [TSN]
- The Kings will not be buying out Mike Richards [LA Times]
- The Oilders have received permission to negotiate with Blue Jackets defenseman Nikita Nikitin [Pro Hockey Talk]
- The Islanders and Evgeni Nabokov are not close to a deal according to Arthur Staple [Twitter]