Ryan Kesler's name has been popping up everywhere in trade rumours (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Duck Soup: The Kesler Trade

Kesler joins the other ‘Flying V’ Vancouver fans have finally gotten what they thought they wanted. After several long, arduous months of speculation on where Ryan Kesler might get traded […]

by · June 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp  scores past St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller with defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk pursuing during the third period in Game 6 of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Losing Patrick Sharp Is Not An Option

Summer is supposed to be a time of relaxation. The Cup has been handed off for another year, all those pesky children are off at camp, and you and the […]

by · June 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Boyle was carted off on a stretcher in Tuesday's win (Photo by Vu Ching).

San Jose Sharks: A Fond Farewell to Dan Boyle

Hate To See You Go It’s never easy to watching a player leave an organization especially when they are the caliber of Dan Boyle. The departure of Boyle after six seasons […]

by · June 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Why Is Desjardins The Right Fit For The Canucks?

Why Is Desjardins The Right Fit For The Canucks?

It’s taken a while, but at long last the Vancouver Canucks have a new Head Coach in Willie Desjardins.

by · June 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions, Vancouver Canucks
Yandle and the Coyotes appeared in the 2012 Western Conference Final (Icon SMI)

Are the Coyotes Finally Dealing Keith Yandle?

What has now become the annual Keith Yandle trade rumors is back at it again. Last year, the 6-1, 190 pound defenseman was a hair away from being dealt to Philadelphia. […]

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Pondering Possible Draft Day Trades: Spezza, Thornton and Kesler

Some call draft weekend the most exciting time in the NHL for all 30 teams. Not only is it the time to think about your franchise’s long-term success, it’s pretty […]

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Winning Like Winners Do: Why Teams Should Use Caution Signing Castoffs

Emulate winning patterns As free agency and the NHL Draft approaches, fans and general managers turn their attention to seemingly attractive players now freed by their former teams. Very often the […]

by · June 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Who’s Next To Gamble On David Booth?

Finished with his tenure now in Vancouver, which team will be the one to gamble on David Booth? Despite various injuries, including the reoccurring concussion trend, the 29-year-old winger is […]

by · June 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Top 10 Compliance Buy-Out Candidates

With the Stanley Cup Finals almost complete, the contract buy-out period is right around the corner. Last off season Grabovski, Lecavalier and Briere became free agents because of a new […]

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Time to Give Later Round Draft Picks Some Respect

When the New York Islanders, mighty slayers of the odd inept team last season, announced their acquisition of Dan Boyle last week, there was fairly little comment. No game changing […]

by · June 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Dan Boyle joins a slew of defenseman who can score (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

Islanders Acquire Veteran Defenseman Dan Boyle

Garth Snow, making moves and headlines. Islanders have traded a 2015 5th round pick to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for the right to negotiate with the 37 year […]

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I’m Just Not That Into You: 2013-2014 Trade Requests

When you’re not getting what you want out of a relationship it might just be time to move on. In the NHL, this is exactly what a few players were […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions