February 5th, 2014, 02:50 AM #1
Islanders, Kings talking Vanek, others (The Fourth Period)
The New York Islanders are planning on being fairly active between now and the trade deadline, but this Friday's 3pm ET Olympic roster freeze could create some noise.
With Thomas Vanek unwilling to sign an extension with the Islanders at this point in the season, opting to test the free agent market this summer, trade talks have picked up.
Vanek, 30, is in the final-year of a seven-year, $50 million contract he signed while playing with the Buffalo Sabres, a team that traded him to the Islanders earlier this season.
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