he isn't leaving. His lukewarm season and his size being the biggest factors. HOWEVER, since Columbus couldn't manage their way out of a paper bag, WHO KNOWS.
Rust has had an excellent year and the Pens don't need him, but may want to work him into the fold for grooming.
Hoping against all odds that Anders wants to work his way out of his contract with the Isles. Not the good Minnesota boy thing to do, but...
And Johns will fit right in, in Rockford.