Morgan Rielly was a home run pick last year (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Major Trades the Edmonton Oilers Need to Contemplate

Half way through the 2014-15 NHL season and it has been more of the same for the Edmonton Oilers. Seemingly endless frustration, failure and un-attained expectations have become the norm in the “City […]

Antoine Vermette has joined the Blackhawks (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

The Top 10 UFAs This Summer: Part 1

The All-Star game is now behind us and though there is still a lot of the season left to play, contract talks are heating up and trade talks even more […]

Mike Richards: Former 24th-overall selection (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Why Are So Many NHL Teams Afraid Of The Waiver Wire?

As has been widely reported by multiple sources today, the Los Angeles Kings have successfully sent center Mike Richards down to their American Hockey League affiliate after he cleared waivers […]

Since signing together, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter have played a huge part in the Wild's success. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota Wild’s 5 Best Trade Assets

With the Minnesota Wild struggling immensely right now, it wouldn’t be a huge surprise to see them as sellers come March 2nd, the NHL Trade Deadline. Currently seven points behind […]

Chris Stewart will be a hot commodity at the trade deadline. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Buffalo Sabres: Time for the Excitement

Now that we’re past the All-Star break, things will start to heat up in Buffalo.  The Sabres have a busy month ahead and things will start to get interesting in […]

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Looking Ahead to Jonathan Bernier’s Next Contract

Contract negotiations have begun in Toronto, but so far those have yet to involve Jonathan Bernier. News broke this past week that the Toronto Maple Leafs and centre Nazem Kadri […]

Mason Raymond (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Santorelli: the Next Mason Raymond for the Leafs

While the news in Leafs Nation lately has been largely about their monumental collapse, the team has also reportedly begun contract negotiations, looking towards the future. Among those are Nazem […]

Joffrey Lupul is one of the most active Leafs Twitter users, and had something to say about the mishap.  (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Leafs Need Lupul Healthy To Provide or Get Traded

The Toronto Maple Leafs woes continued Wednesday night. The team dropped their sixth straight game to the Ottawa Senators and the team will now head into the All-Star break on […]

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Injuries Around the League Open New Trade Routes for Sekera

The Carolina Hurricanes already faced a tough decision on what to do with defenseman Andrej Sekera. Sekera has been a big part of Carolina’s defensive group since his acquisition in […]

Mike Richards (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Will Long-Term Contracts Ultimately Hurt the L.A. Kings?

To the average fan, management’s general strategy of locking up key players to long-term contracts is not only pleasing, but often downright exciting. Witness this ESPN.com report from 2011: The […]

Steen left Saturday's game in the second period (Icon SMI)

5 Players The Leafs Might Want Back

The Toronto Maple Leafs will return home from their four-game road trip for a game against the Carolina Hurricanes Monday. The team comes back having gone 0-4-0 and scoring just […]

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5 Goalies Who Would Look Great in an Oilers Uniform

The 2014-15 NHL season is shaping up to be, barring a dramatic turnaround, yet another disappointing season for the Edmonton Oilers. Despite various free agent singnings and trades completed throughout the 2014 […]