Rumor Roundup: Buzz surrounding Byfuglien’s future in Winnipeg

By Lyle Richardson

Winnipeg Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien is entering the final year of his contract, and GM Kevin Cheveldayoff needs to make a decision about the future for his big defenseman. If the Jets want to re-sign Byfuglien, it could come at a high price, as he could seek a raise on the $5.2 million cap hit he has in 2014-15. More

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    Remembering Al Arbour

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  • Andrew Ladd (Lance Thomson/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Andrew Ladd wants extension with Jets, but what will it cost?

    Andrew Ladd is coming to the end of a five-year, $22 million contract and the Jets’ captain has made it clear he wants to stay in Winnipeg. But the 29-year-old Ladd is coming off of three of the most productive seasons of his career, which could mean he’s due for a healthy raise.

  • Al Arbour passed away Friday at 82. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    Legendary New York Islanders coach Al Arbour passes away at 82

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  • Elias Lindholm (Gregg Forwerck/Getty Images)

    Hurricanes’ youth movement continues as Lindholm signs two-year extension

    Elias Lindholm signed a two-year, $5.4 million extension with the Hurricanes and it’s clear the youth movement is in full effect in Carolina. Lindholm is just one of the young guns, alongside Jeff Skinner, Victor Rask, Justin Faulk and Noah Hanifin, that could help the Hurricanes contend sooner rather than later.

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    Futures mailbag: Marner vs. Nylander, one nasty Avs prospect and more

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  • Juhamatti Aaltonen celebrates. (via KHL/YouTube)

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    In KHL action Thursday, Jokerit winger Juhamatti Aaltonen absolutely undressed two players from Torpedo en route to scoring a highlight-reel marker that is going to spend a considerable amount of time as KHL goal of the year. Watch Aaltonen beat two defenders through the legs before firing a backhand home.

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