There will be a number of teams looking to upgrade their goaltending during the offseason, and luckily it sounds like there will be a number of options for those franchises. According to a report from Last Word on Sports they believe that the following six goaltenders could be moved.
Jake Allen & Brian Elliotte.
We'll put these two together because realistically only one of them is going to be dealt, that is if they are traded at all. Earlier this week the Blues made it clear that they were perfectly comfortable keeping both men for next seasons, but with their cap issues and questions about the cap next season, this may simply be their way of posturing for an inevitable move.
Just today Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman appears to have confirmed Last Words on Sport's belief that Bishop is one of the likely goalies to be dealt this summer. The financial situation for the Lightning, much like that of the Blues, would almost necessitate this move and could net a good return for the franchise as well.
The Islanders net is starting to look very crowded, and Halak has admitted that he has expressed his displeasure to management. Furthermore Halak revealed that he believes one of the Islanders netminders will be moved and that he is likely the odd man out.
Perhaps the most obvious candidate on the list. The return for the Penguins would be huge, and let's face reality, the team is one win away from a Stanley Cup Championship and none of those wins have come with Fleury in goal.
Perhaps the most like to be traded on the list. Andersen has been very good for Anaheim even when the team struggled at points in the season, but despite that the crowded net alongside goaltender John Gibson has resulted in Andersen being the subject of trade rumors for several months. It's believed that moving him is a top priority for Anaheim this summer.