Talk is cheap

Del Negro said the dearth of trade options made conversation with the players irrelevant as they resumed practices on Tuesday.
“There was nothing really there,” he said. “Names were thrown out there that weren’t accurate and if there was something, that would have been something we would have addressed with them. We had good practices and the guys are in a good frame of mind. It’s part of the business as we know, but as you can see nothing happened.”