December 22nd, 2015 In Los Angeles Kings, Top 10 Lists, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

The NHL rumor mill has begun to churn. Although we have yet to turn the calendar and welcome in 2016, speculation has already begun regarding the future homes of numerous stars, in particular those who are pending Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA) and are set to become Free Agents come July 1st. With such a strong potential free agent class,...

December 5th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Top Stories, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

During the 2014 NHL entry draft the Pittsburgh Penguins made a trade and it was a big one. They sent the goal scoring wing James Neal to the Nashville Predators for forwards Nick Spaling and Patric Hornqvist. I was not a fan of this trade when it happened and I'm still not a fan to this date. Hornqvist has been a positive addition to the Penguins...

December 3rd, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Marian Hossa has played in parts of 18 NHL seasons, spanning between 1997-2015, while representing five different teams. Over that time, Hossa has tallied 490 goals and 1066 points in 1194 career regular season games. He has also had quite the postseason career, scoring 49 goals and 144 points in 194 games. He has racked up three Stanley Cups...

November 30th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Top Stories, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Spinning Wheels, No Traction in Edmonton New season, same results. Such has become the unfortunate routine for the Edmonton Oilers, who have continued their seemingly endless futility into the 2015-16 NHL season. Despite a number of changes made throughout the 2015 off-season, in particular upgrades to both defense and goaltending, as...

November 28th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

The Nashville Predators might be 12-6-4, but they're having trouble scoring goals. Out of their top eight scorers, one is a wing, two are centers and five are defensemen. For any other team this would be an anomaly, but not for the Predators. Last season they had five defensemen score 15 or more points and they're considered to have the best blue...

October 24th, 2015 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

The Columbus Blue Jackets are in a brutal situation. They are in the midst of their worst start in franchise history. They recently fired their winningest coach in franchise history. They haven't won a game yet. In fact, they haven't even gained a point in eight tries. Every other team in the league has at least gained points in two of their...

October 23rd, 2015 In Rangers Transactions, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Tonight the Rangers will face off against the Arizona Coyotes and a familiar face, Anthony Duclair. At the start of last year, the team was coming off an impressive Stanley Cup Final run and had reason for excitement with a young core already in place and several other prospects still in the pipeline. Among those prospects was Duclair, a...

October 14th, 2015 In Red Wings Management, Top Stories, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Philadelphia Flyers trade 2nd and 3rd round draft picks to the New York Islanders for Andrew MacDonald. Flyers sign MacDonald to a 6-year, $30 million contract. One year later, Flyers waive MacDonald. https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie/status/651066530948583424 What? It is a growing trend in the NHL for GMs, hard-pressed to make a splash,...

October 13th, 2015 In Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

A little more than two years and three months ago, the Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars drastically altered the landscape of the entire league. The Bruins sent a 21-year-old Tyler Seguin, who was three years removed from being the second overall pick, to the Stars for Loui Eriksson and three prospects. At the time, Tyler Seguin looked like a...

October 6th, 2015 In Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

On the Oct. 3, 2015, the Edmonton Oilers placed Nikita Nikitin on waivers for the purpose of assigning him to the American Hockey League. The following day, Nikitin, after becoming available to all 30 NHL teams, had gone unclaimed, and has since been assigned to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL. The move, although not entirely...

October 5th, 2015 In Ottawa Senators, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Colin Greening has most certainly played his final game for the Ottawa Senators. https://twitter.com/PxPOttawa/status/649968464640245760 With Greening being sent to Binghamton, only $1.7 million of his $2.65 million contract will count against the cap. While cap space is not a problem for this year, paying a player $2.76 million in actual...

September 27th, 2015 In Oilers Prospects, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers re-assigned 18 players to reduce their training camp roster from 50 to 32 players vying for an opening night roster spot. Among the notable names being sent down to the AHL Bakersfield Condors are Laurent Brossoit, Brad Hunt, rookie camp standout Braden Christoffer and Tyler Pitlick. Of the 18 players released, Pitlick...

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