The Pittsburgh Penguins have a lot of work to do after another disappointing playoff failure. They got a head start on things when they traded James Neal in a cap-clearing move. Now they’ll turn their attention to free agency, where the team already has a few names in mind.
“Among [Pittsburgh's] primary targets is right wing Nikolai Kulemin. General manager Jim Rutherford — along with numerous people on his staff — possesses a high opinion of the 27-year-old forward.”