Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray refuted reports that the Ducks are talking to the Buffalo Sabres about trading for defenseman Tyler Myers, according to ESPN.com.
"The last time I talked to [Sabres GM] Tim Murray was at the GMs' meeting in November; I have not had a discussion with him since," Bob Murray told Pierre LeBrun.
Defense - BUF
GOALS: 3 | ASST: 9 | PTS: 12
SOG: 68 | +/-: -15
The Ducks (34-13-7) lead the Pacific Division by 12 points and are one point behind the Nashville Predators for the best record in the NHL.
Myers has three goals and 12 points, is minus-15 and leads the Sabres in average ice time (25:03). He is signed through 2018-19 with a NHL salary-cap charge of $5.5 million.
The No. 12 pick in the 2008 NHL Draft, Myers has 44 goals, 150 points and 256 penalty minutes in 364 games and won the Calder Trophy following the 2008-09 season.
"He's one of the bright spots on this team," Sabres coach Ted Nolan told the Buffalo News on Feb. 3. "When you go through a rebuilding and restocking of the organization, some of the pieces you keep and you surround them. Tyler Myers is one of those guys you build your team around."