Niklas Backstrom has pushed his way among the top 100 in multiple goalie categories. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Great 8: The Best Undrafted Free Agents In Minnesota Wild History

While there is an impressive list of great NHLers who went undrafted, players like Curtis Joseph, Ed Belfour, Dino Ciccarelli, Antti Niemi, and Adam Oates are the exception rather than […]

by · May 29, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Minnesota Wild
Lindstrom spent the past four seasons playing in Sweden

Blues Display New Philosophy with Joakim Lindstrom Signing

Last September, St. Louis Blues management wanted to shore up a physical bottom-six forward group while adding a veteran leader in the process. They attained both goals with the signing […]

by · May 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
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Who Will Steve Mason’s Backup Be? Flyers Have Options

Steve Mason has seized his opportunity. He is the unquestionable starter moving forward. One question down, one to go. Who will his back up be next season? Although Ray Emery […]

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Brian Elliott Rewarded for Patience with New Contract

When Ryan Miller was acquired after the 2014 Olympic break, it seemed like Brian Elliott was beginning his farewell tour wearing a St. Louis Blues jersey. That all changed on […]

by · May 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
Boyle was carted off on a stretcher in Tuesday's win (Photo by Vu Ching).

UFA Dan Boyle Could Plug Hole On Wings’ Leaky Blueline

If you listen closely you can already hear the naysayers chirping that Dan Boyle is washed up and not a good fit for the Detroit Red Wings. Yet, in spite of his age […]

by · May 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Free Agents
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Colorado’s Cap Future

With the Avalanche season ending in game 7 heartbreak, it is time to look towards the off-season to see what the future holds for the 2014/15 roster. The team currently […]

Goaltender Jaroslav Halak (TSN Photography)

Will Jaroslav Halak Save the New York Islanders?

The New York Islanders have had issues in net in recent years, but Garth Snow might be able to right the ship after acquiring the rights to Jaroslav Halak. Only […]

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Looking Ahead to the Blue Jackets Off-season

The Columbus Blue Jackets went from first playoff win in franchise history, to giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a serious scare in the first round, all in the blink of an […]

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Detroit Goaltending: Be Friends With The Monster

A “Big” Help Standing at 6′ 3” Jonas Gustavsson makes his presence felt wherever he goes. Throughout the 2013-2014 NHL season, the man known as “The Monster” in Detroit asserted […]

by · April 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Free Agents
Brayden Schenn is widely considered a Flyers untouchable (theseoduke/Flickr)

Do The Flyers Consider Brayden Schenn Expendable?

Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has proven he’s not afraid to make unpopular decisions. Trading the cornerstones of the franchise in Mike Richards and Jeff Carter is all the proof you […]

Blackhawks Land Trevor van Riemsdyk

Blackhawks Land Trevor van Riemsdyk

The brother of Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk has inked a two-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks that will go into effect next season. Trevor van Riemsdyk will […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Free Agents
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NCAA Hockey: Ex-College Hockey Players Traded During the Trade Deadline

According to College Hockey Inc., 31 percent of the hockey players in the NHL have come from NCAA Division I hockey. During the 2014 NHL trade deadline, 38 players were […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, NCAA