From MM's 3-6pm show on 105.9 the X this afternoon (not verbatim):
Word is that Michalek would consider waiving his limited NMC. It isn't that Michalek isn't happy here or does he want out. Mainly, he doesn't think he is being used in a manner that best suits his skill set; such as being coached to lay down on ice in defensive zone.
Sure, he hasn't met expectations, but I'm not a proponent of moving him. He has a unique skill set and I think he eventually becomes what we expected. Maybe part of it was the hip injury this year that he recently underwent surgery for. If anything, this is an indictment of HCDB'S system, which many LGPers have taken issue with as the root cause of the deterioration on defense over the past year.