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Nathan Horton and the Free Agent Value of An Injured Player

Nathan Horton has heard it all too many times. He’s overrated. Injury-prone. Not worth the risk. A needless investment. And now he’s set to become one of the NHL’s top free agents. How will injuries affect his value?

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Free Agents
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NHL 2013 Preview: Minnesota Wild Spend For Success

The Minnesota Wild captured the offseason headlines with the signing top free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to 13-year deals worth around $98 million each. Suddenly, the Wild, who […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
Jiri Hudler (middle) has returned home to the Czech Republic following the death of his father. (Icon SMI)

Red Wings Off-Season: I Give Them an A

    Many adjectives have been used to describe the Detroit Red Wings off-season disastrous, disappointing, sub-par  unproductive, ineffective, fruitless – the list can go on and on. For such a storied […]

by · October 29, 2012 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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The Month That Was: July

A couple of weeks ago, July changed to August and a new month began. In most people’s minds, the change in date symbolized the impending stoppage of warm weather, family […]

by · August 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, News/Commentary
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Perron Re-Signs with Blues, Oshie Files for Arbitration

The Blues can check off one of their biggest priorities for the summer.  David Perron is under contract for another four years. The Canadian-born left-wing signed a four-year, $15.25 million […]

by · July 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
The Icing Line Volume One

The Icing Line Volume One

Welcome to Volume One of The Icing Line, a weekly column dedicated to the recent happenings of the NHL world. Zach Parise and Ryan Suter are now both members of […]

by · July 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Free Agents, Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary, Phoenix Coyotes
Brian Burke has plenty of free agency options this summer (John Cordes/Icon SMI)

Pressure Mounting on Leafs GM Brian Burke

When you include the lockout, the Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t been to the playoffs in eight seasons. Leafs General Manager Brian Burke was supposed to change all that when he […]

by · April 10, 2012 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Top 10 Undrafted Skaters Currently in the NHL

While the NHL Entry Draft is usually considered a very important part of a rebuild for an organization, there have been scores of diamonds in the rough who never heard […]

by · February 10, 2012 · 6 comments · Free Agents, Top 10 Lists
The Flyers' acquisition of Ilya Bryzgalov has created a busy summer for GM Paul Holmgren. (BridgetDS/Photoree)

Five Potential Free Agent Busts in 2011-12

As the season finally gets underway, almost every team has a shiny new player that they are anxious to show off.  Admittedly, the free agency crop has been diminishing in […]

Rumour – Vancouver Canucks sign Brad Winchester

Rumour – Vancouver Canucks sign Brad Winchester

Rumours say the Vancouver Canucks have signed hired gun Brad Winchester – see what I did there? “Hired gun”? “Winchester”? Hey, I can’t let sports editors have all the lame […]

by · July 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, NHL Rumors, Uncategorized, Vancouver Canucks
Bruins Free Agency Day One – Recap and Thoughts

Bruins Free Agency Day One – Recap and Thoughts

Despite a July 1st which saw over eighty players signed to contracts in an undeniable free agent frenzy, the Stanley Cup Champions made only three minor signings including only one […]

by · July 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Free Agents
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Predators GM David Poile Faces the Press

by Jas Faulkner, Nashville Correspondent In the hallway where Predators GM David Poile was scheduled to meet the press, the general energy was business as usual.  Just a few feet […]

by · July 1, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Nashville Predators, The Business of Hockey