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Could Teemu Selanne’s Return Hurt the Ducks?

It has become a summer tradition for the Ducks to leave open a roster spot for Teemu Selanne, just in case he decides to return to the NHL.  Every year, […]

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Gabriel Landeskog Signs Seven Year Extension With Avs

It is official, Joe Sakic, Josh Kroenke and Patrick Roy mean serious business. It hasn’t even been three full months since the new regime took over and the franchise can […]

by · August 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Roman Josi is paired with Shea Weber on Nashville's first defensive unit, and the results have been excellent thus far. (Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

Roman Josi’s Extension: Bargain of a Benchmark

Roman Josi’s 7 year, 28 million dollar extension has been a guiding light for every GM this summer with a good young defenseman to re-sign, and – despite  the slew of […]

by · August 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Pavelski Contract Extension: Did Sharks Give Too Much?

Just a few days ago, the San Jose Sharks came to terms on a new Joe Pavelski contract. The Sharks own number 8 agreed to a five-year $30 million extension […]

by · August 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Winnipeg Jets Aren’t Afraid To Spend Some Cash

The most intense and busy month of the National Hockey League offseason is complete. To no surprise the 30 NHL team rosters on July 1 compared to August 1 are […]

by · July 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions, Winnipeg Jets
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Matt Duchene Signs Five Year Extension With Colorado Avalanche

In yet another change from previous management, the Colorado Avalanche have signed star forward Matt Duchene to a five year contract worth $30 million. The unusual part about this signing […]

by · July 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Clowe signed a 5-year contract with the Devils on July 5 (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

The NHL Compliance Buy-Out Loophole

Mulligans are definitely nice to have in real life. For those that are unfamiliar, a mulligan is a golf term that allows you to have a redo of a poor […]

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The Haul For Bobby Ryan: Was It Enough?

While most teams spent the first day of free agency recruiting new talent, the Anaheim Ducks were working out a trade that would send Bobby Ryan to the Ottawa Senators.  […]

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The Ottawa Senators 2013 Off-Season: Winds Of Change Rip Through Nation’s Capital

  When the National Hockey League’s 2013 free agency period opened at Noon on July 5th, the Ottawa Senators were expected to be involved and be an interesting watch for […]

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Koval-Punch: Ilya Departs Devils For KHL

Back in the summer of 2010, a headline on the New Jersey Devils official website read: “Done DeaIlya!”  Ilya Kovalchuk had signed a monster mega deal (a 15-year, $100 million […]

by · July 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Is the Rob Scuderi Contract Too Long?

Last Wednesday, at the start of the NHL’s new “courting period,” Penguins’ GM Ray Shero reached out to Rob Scuderi’s agent to inquire if the 34 year-old defenseman had an […]

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Perron and Paajarvi Make for an Even Deal

When looking at trades as they happen, it’s rare that you see a deal that is even from the start. Although some would argue, the Blues and Oilers made a […]