NHL Rumors 09/03/15

Vladimir Tarasenko trade rumors

Today’s NHL rumors on the Blues, Leafs, Islanders, Coyotes and more:

Multiple reports indicate Vladimir Tarasenko could command approximately $6-million per year on his next deal with the St. Louis Blues.

Sportsnet reports the Braydon Coburn return for a non-rental trade changed the asking price between the Leafs and Red Wings regarding Dion Phaneuf.

Sportsnet also reports the Chicago Blackhawks were believed to be asking the Capitals for Joel Ward and a first round in exchange for Patrick Sharp and talks could be re-visited in the offseason.

Sportsnet also reports the New York Islanders  offered their 2014 5th overall pick for Keith Yandle last June.

Sportsnet also reports the Arizona Coyotes were unable to trade Martin Erat because they couldn’t retain any more salary.

Sportsnet also reports the Sabres, Oilers, Sharks, Leafs and others will be interested to see what the Anaheim Ducks do with Frederik Andersen and John Gibson this upcoming season.

Sportsnet also reports the Maple Leafs may be unwilling to commit to Jonathan Bernier, if he’s moved the Sharks and Oilers could be interested.