Post Tagged with: "NHL free agency"

Zach Parise and Ryan Suter both signed with the Wild last summer (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

A Wild October in Minnesota: A Review of the Early 2013-2014 Season

  October is a great month for professional sports. The NFL season is gaining steam, the MLB playoffs come to fruition, the NBA season gets under-way and of course the […]

Critiquing Chuck Fletcher’s Offseason: Minnesota Wild GM Gambles

Critiquing Chuck Fletcher’s Offseason: Minnesota Wild GM Gambles

Compared with the remarkable transformation that occurred last summer, the 2013 offseason has featured only a small trickle of news for Minnesota Wild fans. There were no high draft picks, […]

by · July 23, 2013 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
Daniel Afredsson lines up for a faceokk (Josh Smith/THW)

Tipping Their Caps: Eastern Conference Team Salary Cap Space

There’s no way I can justify my salary level, but I’m learning to live with it — Drew Carey Like intermittent popping kernels in a bag of popcorn that’s just […]

by · July 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, News/Commentary
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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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Nashville’s Free Agent Flops

Free Agent Frenzy wasted no time descending on the NHL, Friday, with the league’s new preliminary negotiation period allowing UFA’s to find new homes with the quickness.  As with the […]

Is it time for a new WHA?

Free Agency: The WHA’s Greatest Legacy

We might refer to the the day in which free agents can sign contracts with any team in the league as “NHL Independence Day” since this event bears many similarities […]

by · July 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
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Bear Hunting in the NHL’s New Division C

Even though the Montreal Canadiens won the Northeast Division last season, the Boston Bruins, for all intents and purposes, are simply the king of the division. The Bruins have made […]

by · July 9, 2013 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins
Randy Carlyle made a mistake by re-igniting Montreal's interest in Habs/Leafs rivalry. (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Maple Leafs Free Agent Options: Rob Scuderi

  When the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired David Bolland at the draft last week, one of the enticing factors to the deal that general manager Dave Nonis noted was that […]

by · July 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Danny Briere played well in the Flyers loss (Neat1325@flickr)

The Buffalo Sabres, NHL Free Agency & Daniel Briere

With the Buffalo Sabres in a supposed rebuilding stage, much of the attention has been centered on the upcoming NHL Draft as the team has five picks in the top […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Pascal Dupuis will undergo knee surgery in two weeks to repair a torn ACL. (Icon SMI)

NHL Free Agency Predictions

The Stanley Cup has finally been won, congratulations Chicago, and now it is time for teams to start looking towards the future. July 1st is right around the corner and, […]

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Capitals Defenseman Schultz Requests Trade

Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee will have executive decisions to make this off-season, as any GM around the National Hockey League does, especially when it gets closer to the […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Mike Smith could be an Oilers free agent target (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Mike Smith Phoenix Coyotes UFA Goalie: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

The Phoenix Coyotes season is now officially over and the organization is going to  have to decide what to do with impending UFA goaltender Mike Smith.    This decision for both sides isn’t as cut […]