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.  […]

Since the new icing rule was put in place, coaches haven't been shy about using their timeout. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

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 […]

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4 Reasons the Tuukka Rask Deal Works

After some wheeling and dealing last week, Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins found themselves with a little extra cash. Needing to lock up their franchise goaltender, Tuukka Rask, the […]

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Oilers Trade Magnus Paajarvi to the Blues for David Perron

When he was drafted 10th overall in 2009, Magnus Paajarvi came with a lot of expectations. His size and raw talent suggested he would be an impact player at the […]

by · July 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions