LBC Sunday Caterwaul / Florida Panthers Scrimmage Gamethread

Blue and Red Squads battle it out at Development Camp

The Florida Panthers will close its annual development camp today with a scrimmage between the Blue and Red Squads at Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs at 9 a.m.

If you can’t attend in person, you can watch the scrimmage via livestream on the team’s official facebook page.

Hockey Headlines

The Arizona Coyotes took a step toward solving its scoring woes on Saturday, acquiring six-time 30-goal man Phil Kessel from the Pittsburgh Penguins for center Alex Galchenyuk. A couple minor-league defensemen will also change places with Pierre-Oliver Joseph going to Pittsburgh while the Coyotes get Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick in 2021. (Five For Howling) (Pensburgh)

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators are reportedly working on a swap of defensemen Nikita Zaitsev and Cody Ceci with perhaps more parts and accessories involved. (Pension Plan Puppets)

Valeri Nichushkin was placed on waivers for the purpose of a buy-out by the Dallas Stars. Nichushkin would look good in a Panthers uniform for the right price. (Defending Big D)

The Vancouver Canucks did the same with forward Ryan Spooner. The 27-year-old Spooner played for three different NHL teams last season, finishing with just 9 points in 52 games. (TSN)

Insider Elliotte Friedman has all the latest trade and free agency rumours, including the Cats taking one last run at moving goaltender James Reimer to open up more cap space for Bob and the Breadman. (Sportsnet)