Predators’ Blum, Halischuk could be on trading block
Let trade talk leading up the National Hockey League Entry Draft begin.
Nashville Predators general manager David Poile has reportedly not ruled out trading forward Matt Halischuk and defenseman Jonathon Blum, according to Joshua Cooper of The Tennessean.
Both players are headed for restricted free agency, and have not been sent qualifying offers, as Cooper reported.
Poile said in terms of QOs with Blum and Halischuk, he may still eventually send them out. Looking at trade possibilities— Josh Cooper (@JoshuaCooper) June 25, 2013
Poile says he sent qualifying offer to spaling and has yet to QO Blum and Halischuk— Josh Cooper (@JoshuaCooper) June 25, 2013
Halischuk is at the end of a standard, two-year contract worth $1.425 million, while Blum is at the end of a one-year deal worth $650,000.