David Pagnotta: St. Louis Blues pending UFA Mike Hoffman will test the open market barring any last minute change.
Believe that he’s turned down a Blues offer. He’s looking for a multi-year deal at more than $5 million a season.
Kevin Paul Dupont: Zdeno Chara is back in Europe right now and he hasn’t decided if he’s going to play next season or not.
Suter and Parise are not a package deal
Andy Strickland: Free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise have talked about the idea of signing with the same team.