The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

After all of the hype, all of the speculation and rumor-mongering leading up to Sunday’s 2013 NHL Entry Draft in Newark, NJ, it sure was a dud of a news […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Cal Clutterbuck will be coming to the Islanders after the Minnesota Wild traded for Nino Niederreiter. (Tim Fuller/USA TODAY Sports)

What Niederreiter’s Departure and Clutterbuck’s Arrival Means for the Islanders

The 2013 NHL Draft is officially over. We’ve let the picks, the trades, and the rumors settle overnight and we can take a moment to reflect on what was the […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Bryan Bickell of the Chicago Blackhawks (picture by Cheryl Adams/HockeyBroad)

Bryan Bickell Signs Contract Extension with Chicago

The Chicago Blackhawks have extended Bryan Bickell to a contract loosely identified as a four year deal worth $16 million total according to Mark Lazerus. Earlier in the day the Blackhawks traded Dave Bolland and Michael Frolik for […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Trades Contracts and Transactions
What will be the lingering effects of Ryan Suter and Zach Parise? (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Compliance Buyouts Will Forever Change the NHL Landscape

NHL teams are currently committed to 49 long-term contracts totaling over $2.8 billion.

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Colorado Avalanche Acquire Alex Tanguay and Cory Sarich

The Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy era is now officially under way, and they have gotten things off to a fantastic start. With their first trade as co-Vice Presidents of […]

by · June 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Lecavalier showed late last year he is still an elite scorer. (Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Vincent Lecavalier Buyout: The Correct Decision

The Tampa Bay Lightning have decided to use a compliance buyout on Vincent Lecavalier. You read that correctly. Vincent Lecavalier has been bought out by the Lightning. Not often is […]

by · June 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Will I finally get traded for the sake of my fantasy hockey owners? (File Photo/Flickr)

It’s Buyout Time In The NHL

The glorious day is finally upon us. Teams all around the league can make good on a bad signing or two and reinvigorate their long-term plan under the salary cap […]

Jonathan Bernier Toronto bound.... (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Trade Analysis: Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Jonathan Bernier

  It wasn’t long ago that I was ranting about it being in the Leafs best interest to NOT acquire Jonathan Bernier. In fact, it was only three days ago […]

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Why Signing Raffi Torres is NOT a Mistake

San Jose’s big signing over the offseason has already happened in the informal agreement of Logan Couture’s contract extension.  However, in the background lies the contract of Raffi Torres.  The […]

by · June 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Top 15 Free Agents of 2013

The 2013 NHL free agent crop is generally considered to be thin and lacking a lot of big name, top end talent. With the salary cap going down next season, and […]

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Logan Couture Exten$ion Bang On

The San Jose Sharks playoff woes of the past decade have been well documented. Every year they’re in the mix, and every year they come up short. Every year they […]

by · June 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Edmonton Oilers Offseason Focus: The Forwards

The third of three features that will look at the Oilers in their three positional areas. Taking a look at where the strengths are and what weaknesses they need to look at […]

by · June 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions