Insider: Hurricanes "Keeping An Eye" On Two Teams For Goaltending Help

With Frederik Andersen being out indefinitely, the Carolina Hurricanes are considering their options on how to proceed with their goaltending situation. Pyotr Kochetkov was recalled from the AHL to pair with 
Antti Raanta, while free agent Jaroslav Halak was signed to a tryout this week. 

But according to Pierre LeBrun on TSN's Insider Trading, the Canes are gauging the trade market as well, what with the unknown status of Andersen due to his blood clotting situation. 

It could be six weeks, it could be three months, they really don't know... (and) it's not a guarantee that they'll sign Halak to an NHL contract, that remains to be seen.   
(So) Carolina (is) keeping an eye on the three-goalie situations in Detroit, Montreal, among other places to see maybe that there’s a trade fit.

Could the Canes pull the trigger with the Montreal Canadiens or Detroit Red Wings? The Habs have Sam Montembeault, Jake Allen, and Cayden Primeau on the roster, while the Wings' locker room currently sports Ville Husso, James Reimer and Alex Lyon. 

The Calgary Flames just called up AHL MVP Dustin Wolf, giving them a 3-goalie setup for now as well, and with Eric Comrie close to a return in Buffalo, the Sabres could be another team to keep an eye on with a trio of netminders. 

The Canes would have some company on the goaltender trade carousel however, as teams like the Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets, and San Jose Sharks, among others, are also in the market for some help between the pipes.

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