"Just talked to Evgeni Nabokov, who says his first choice is still returning to the Isles."
"We couldn't find the middle ground right now, but I never close the door on anything. That's where we're at. I'm still hopeful something will get done."
Per Katie Strang, "The compliance buyout window begins tonight at 11 p.m. and ends on July 4 before free agency opens the following day."