Post Tagged with: "Free Agency"

The laugh is on Lou now.(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

How the NHL Draft Has Replaced Free Agency

For years, many fans, including myself, viewed July 1 as one of, if not the, most exciting days of the NHL calendar. The start of free agency was like a, […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
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The Free Agent Debate On Boston Bruins’ Carl Soderberg

Boston Bruins center Carl Soderberg is in line for a summer payday. The 29-year-old is a pending unrestricted free agent on July 1st. His stock received a boost on Wednesday thanks to […]

Mark Giordano was a huge loss for the Flames, but continues to lead a young team. (Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)

Flames Poised to Continue Success for Seasons to Come

The Calgary Flames organization can rest easy knowing this season has been a success. While the players and coaches continue to pursue Lord Stanley’s Cup, the front office can look […]

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Derek Roy (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Keeping Derek Roy Not The Worst Thing The Oilers Could Do

With another season winding down in Edmonton and another wait for the NHL Entry Draft the Oilers find themselves headed back to the drawing board to prep for the 2015-16 […]

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Lack Of Options Made Fleury Contract Best Option

Marc-Andre Fleury signed a four-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins last week with an AAV of $5.75 million. Fleury’s deal got a lot of criticism because of its length […]

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Can Zach Parise Get His Game Back?

Let us know how you think Zach Parise will do this year in the comments below. In the ridiculously strong 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Zach Parise was looked at as […]

Marian Gaborik won a Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings and sweet revenge in the process. (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Rangers Definitive Guide to Former Players: The Good Guys

This series will appear in three parts on July 21, 23, and 25 (The Good Guys, The Bad Guys, and Too Soon to Tell)   The Rangers are a big […]

by · July 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Ken Holland (left) has been an inspiration for many NHL General Managers (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

The Red Wings Strike Out

For the first time, in a long time, the Detroit Red Wings struck out in free agency. For years they would poach away other teams captains & stars. Things have […]

by · July 15, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Dave Bolland suffered a lacerated leg during the Maple Leafs loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Looking Ahead To The 2022 NHL Lockout

The NHL’s free agent period began this past week with general managers scrambling to sign players to fit their individual needs. When the market opened on July 1, the signings […]

by · July 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, The Business of Hockey
Antti Niemi certainly proved that he was worth the money during his solid 2012-2013 NHL season. (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

The Sharks Don’t Have A Problem In Goal

Or Many Options Elsewhere… In a lot of ways, the San Jose Sharks first round series in this year’s playoffs was a lot like the Vancouver Canucks’ in 2011. Both […]

by · June 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Advanced Stats, San Jose Sharks
The New York Islanders haven't won against the Montreal Canadiens this season, so a win at the end of the regular season would be key for the Isles. (Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE)

Two Subbans Playing for Boston?

The Boston Bruins have an interesting offseason ahead of them. The foul stench of an early round exit at the hands of their vaunted rivals will be hanging over them for […]

by · May 30, 2014 · 5 comments · Boston Bruins
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Tampa Bay Goaltending Options: Kristers Gudlevskis

In the first section of this three part series, we’ll look at the first, most obvious option available: keeping Kristers Gudlesvkis around for the fall