NHL Buzz: Thursday, July 15

Todd CordellCorrespondent IJuly 15, 2010

Here are various NHL rumors from the past 24 hours:

According to Andy Strickland, a friend close to Mike Modano has said that Modano has narrowed his choices down to San Jose, Chicago, and Minnesota.

The Predators are looking for a backup goalie for Pekka Rinne. Several names that have come up include Marty Turco, Yann Danis, and even Kevin Weekes.

Nothing new on the Simon Gagne front, as most teams are still waiting for Ilya Kovalchuk to sign.

Several reports over the past few days suggest that Nikolai Zherdev will be playing with Mike Richards in October.

Capitals GM George McPhee has confirmed that they are done with free agency, but he did not confirm they are finished trading. Alex Semin's name has been mentioned several times.

Alex Frolov will make his decision on what team he will play for in the next 10 days.

Patrik Elias has stated that he would love to play with Petr Sykora again, confirming that he does plan on playing in the NHL this season.

Brian Burke is still looking for a top-six forward, and rumored names include Mike Ribeiro, Ryane Clowe, and Simon Gagne.

This concludes today's edition of NHL Buzz, enjoy!

 

This article and more can also be found at MTRmedia.com

For the latest news and rumors follow me on twitter @ToddNHL

Related

    Report: Rangers Hire Head Coach David Quinn

    NHL logo
    NHL

    Report: Rangers Hire Head Coach David Quinn

    Mike Chiari
    via Bleacher Report

    Lamoriello Named Islanders' President of Hockey Operations

    NHL logo
    NHL

    Lamoriello Named Islanders' President of Hockey Operations

    Mike Chiari
    via Bleacher Report

    Canadiens Re-Sign Antti Niemi

    NHL logo
    NHL

    Canadiens Re-Sign Antti Niemi

    Pro Hockey Rumors
    via Pro Hockey Rumors

    Caps Force Game 7 After Shutout Win

    NHL logo
    NHL

    Caps Force Game 7 After Shutout Win

    Joseph Zucker
    via Bleacher Report