Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

With Team USA Set, Shero Can Focus on Replacing Dupuis

The announcement of the 2014 United States Mens’ hockey team for the Sochi Olympics came just after the conclusion of the Winter Classic in Ann Arbor, Mi., this past Wednesday. […]

Eric Gelinas might be seeing less ice-time than Marek Zidlicky and Andy Greene, but he could be a good option for those in deeper leagues. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

A Tale of Two Players: Eric Gelinas and Mattias Tedenby Back in Albany

In a tale of two players, the Albany Devils received an immediate upgrade.  Mattias Tedenby and Eric Gelinas were assigned to Albany by the New Jersey Devils and it could […]

Pascal Dupuis (Andy Martin Jr)

How Dupuis Injury Affects Penguins’ Organization

Dan Bylsma announced on Friday, “Pascal Dupuis will be going for ACL knee surgery in a couple of weeks and is out indefinitely.  And knowing the timetable, likely out for the remainder of the […]

Open Thread: Who Should Take The Blame For NHL Contract Flops?

Open Thread: Who Should Take The Blame For NHL Contract Flops?

The NHL is currently littered with players who, after being signed to enormous multi-million dollar deals, fail to produce on a level that the contract seems to demand. Go onto […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Tyler Bozak Versus Mikhail Grabovski

With the Leafs’ recent disaster at the center position, I want to discuss an issue that many have talked about in the past few years – is Tyler Bozak a suitable center for Phil Kessel?

by · November 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Meet Your New Leaf: Peter Holland

It seems like every NHL fan knew what was wrong with the Maple Leafs – a lack of depth at center that became problematic after the team lost its top-3. […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Ilya Bryzgalov is recalled by the Oilers after two starts for the OKC Barons (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Ilya Bryzgalov Arrives in the Great White North

Ilya Bryzgalov has been recalled by the Edmonton Oilers following two AHL starts with the Oklahoma City Barons. He struggled in his first start in OKC, shaking off some of […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Defending the Trade That Sent Tyler Seguin To Dallas

On Thursday night, Tyler Seguin set career highs with four goals and five points in Dallas’ 7-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.  Not surprisingly, this evoked a lot of anger […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Blackhawks Look Poised to Repeat; Acquire Versteeg

The Chicago Blackhawks opened up the season as favorites to win the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row and it’s easy to see why. Jonathan Towes is […]

Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Should the Oilers Trade Nail Yakupov?

Nail Yakupov has certainly been a hot topic of conversation in recent days. He had already been talked about early in the season as trade bait, his ice cold start […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Cha-Ching Time for Andrew MacDonald

Andrew MacDonald has been one of the biggest bargains in the National Hockey League the past few seasons. He has been among the leaders in ice time the past three […]

by · November 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Dion Phaneuf NOT Worth $7 Million

As Nick Kypreos recently reported, Dion Phaneuf is seeking a lengthy contract extension. And if the Leafs aren’t careful, it could become costly: Is #Leafs Phaneuf worth 50M over 7 […]