Nikolai Kulemin has agreed to a four-year, $16.75 million contract with the New York Islanders.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are expected to pursue Nikolai Kulemin.
Now that he has traded James Neal (to the Nashville Predators), new Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford has some salary-cap room for the purpose of pursuing free agents.
Nikolai Kulemin's agent, Gary Greenstin, described contract negotiations with the Maple Leafs as limited.
Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski might coordinate as unrestricted free agents this summer to make sure they sign with the same team.
Nikolai Kulemin's agent, Gary Greenstin, had informal talks with director of hockey operations Dave Poulin and assistant GM Claude Loiselle on Monday.
After taking Thursday off Nikolai Kulemin was on the ice for Maple Leaf practice on Friday.
Nikolai Kulemin would "love to stay" in Toronto.
Maple Leafs' Nikolai Kulemin scored the only Toronto goal in a devastating 7-1 loss to Dallas.
Nikolai Kulemin notched his third goal of the season in Thursday's loss to St. Louis.
Nikolai Kulemin scored a goal in Saturday's 4-2 win over Buffalo.
Nikolai Kulemin seemed a little rusty on his return to action Saturday night.
Nikolai Kulemin has been removed from Toronto's injured list.
Look for Nikolai Kulemin to return to action Saturday against Vancouver.