Ramblings: Updates on Mantha and Ehlers; Giroux’s Future Value; Lundell – March 1

Michael Clifford


We have rounded into March and that means the push towards the end of the regular season has begun in earnest. We have something like 60 days left in the regular season and teams have anywhere from 27-33 games left to play. There will be some teams – Islanders, Wild, Lightning Flames – that are very busy over the next two months and others – Seattle, Anaheim, Pittsburgh – that will not. Be sure to keep checking columns like 'Looking Ahead' to see which teams and players could be the most beneficial in the upcoming days.


An update on Joel Edmundson:

The Montreal blue liner hasn't played this year and will be travelling with the team.


Some big news from the Capitals:

Anthony Mantha has played just 10 games this year and none since early November due to the shoulder injury. It is a reminder that Washington has played a significant chunk of this season without Mantha-Backstrom-Oshie, which is effectively their entire second line and 60% of the top power-play unit. They got Backst