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The Rat Trick Morning Links: P.K. Subban, David Booth, Mike Green

A look at the waiting game between the Montreal Canadiens and star defenseman P.K. Subban. The two sides went through this two-years ago the last time Subban was a restricted free agent, not coming up with a deal until the season had already started. Now he has a Norris Trophy on his resume, driving his desired salary up.

Cardiac Cane takes a look at why former Florida Panthers’ forward David Booth would be a good fit with the Carolina Hurricanes. Booth was bought out last month by the Vancouver Canucks, making him an unrestricted free agent.

The New York Rangers will be looking to name a new captain, Blue Line Station believes it could be Rick Nash despite Ryan McDonagh likely being a more popular choice. The article comes with a poll with Nash, McDonagh, Martin St. Louis and Dan Girardi as other options.

Despite the team saying they are not going to be trading Mike Green, their inactivity in free agency may force them to trade the defenseman in order to acquire a second line center – their most glaring need at the moment.

An NHL.com article on Panthers’ defensive prospect Mike Matheson taking his time to the NHL by returning to Boston College for his junior season. He will team up with fellow Panthers draft pick Ian McCoshen.

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