Aivis Kalnins: Source saying the Ak Bars goaltender Timur Bilyalov has turned down a contract extension. He is committed to going to North America for next season.
Aivis Kalnins: Have been told that the Toronto Maple Leafs are not the only serious contender for Bilyalov.
There are at least three other teams that have made serious inquiries.
Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: The Ottawa Senators held their pro and amateur scouting meetings to help map out some trade deadline decisions.