NHL Rumors 28/12/13


NHL Rumor updates from around the web for December 28th, 2013:

TSN reports the Toronto Maple Leafs are very close to signing captain Dion Phaneuf to a 7 year deal worth $49-million.

Ottawa Sun reports the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators had interest in New York Rangers Michael Del Zotto, along with the San Jose Sharks.

Ottawa Sun also reports the New York Rangers are interested in Senators blueliner Marc Methot.

CBC reports Matt Moulson would consider re-signing with the Buffalo Sabres.

MLIVE.com reports Kyle Quincey is the top Detroit Red Wings candidate to be dealt, although his poor play will limit his trade value. Also, the Red Wings could target a defenceman as a playoff rental player.