The Kings are jumping the forefront of this battle, while Anaheim and San Jose both want him back [source]
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- currently 5 teams are working up possible deals for Vinny…included with Montreal is Vancouver, NY Rangers, Buffalo, and Minnesota.”
Yes the Sabres and Wild are getting involved and as many as 4 more teams will join the fray including Calgary, Philadelphia, Ottawa and the LA Kings [source]
I am told The team that knows they can re-sign him will likely will put up something in the area of a #1 pick, a prospect, and a third liner. The team that I am hearing that is closest is definitely the LA Kings. However a few teams on the playoff bubble willing to take him as a rental, mainly Nashville, Anaheim and Columbus, are also very much involved to this point. [link]
Whitney is a diamond in the rough. The Rangers, Senators, Avalanche, Sabres, and Kings have interest. Few people know how hurt Whitney was all of last year. He held off to have the surgery and the recovery could be another year. But when he gets healthy he will be great again.