The Philadelphia Flyers have already signed two of the hottest players on the market, but they may soon be in competition for more.
The Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning are currently locked in a fierce bidding war for defenseman Alexei Emelin.
Emelin’s $7.6 million cap hit is not much of a deterrent to the Lightning, who are desperate for a defenseman and could use a scoring winger.
The two teams are set to meet in Florida on Tuesday for the deadline, which will determine who wins the No. 1 overall pick.
The first bidding war of the season is already underway.
The Tampa Bay Times reported Thursday that the Lightning are in serious talks with the New Jersey Devils about the No