Post Tagged with: "NHL Salary Cap"

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Pending Matters Handcuffing Kings Offseason

An Offseason Not like Many Others Yes, the Kings failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008-2009 and are the fifth team in NHL history to fail […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
With Paul Holmgren and Ed Snider, you never know what is going to happen in Philadelphia (Scoop Cooper)

Ed Snider is Right, Flyers Can Compete Next Season

Pardon Ed Snider for wanting a competitive team sooner rather than later. The 82-year-old founder and owner of the Philadelphia Flyers isn’t used to down seasons, nor is he fond […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Flyers Staying out of Trade Deadline Drama

One of the perks of being a team trapped in hockey limbo is avoiding the drama that’s paired with the NHL trade deadline. Sure, the idea of getting a shiny […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
An offensive threat, this season has shown the holes in Phil Kessel's defensive game. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs’ Salary Cap Woes: Kessel, Clarkson, and Phaneuf

I’ve been thinking a lot and writing a lot about the Leafs salary cap predicament. The reason being, while the team is not doing so well, the current salaries and […]

Detroit Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Managing The Johan Franzen Salary Cap Situation

On January 6th, Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen sustained a concussion, forcing him out of action. Franzen, who has a long history of concussions, has missed the last 12 […]

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Can Bozak Be Toronto’s Bergeron?

Toronto may have one of the oddest rosters in the NHL. Most of us are familiar with the absurd contracts of Phaneuf and Clarkson. However, perhaps by necessity under a cap […]

by · December 30, 2014 · 11 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
How to Identify NHL Organizational Mismanagement

How to Identify NHL Organizational Mismanagement

The top-flight, stud NHL players that receive headlines and make the cover of your favorite NHL video game are probably overpaid. There should be a disclaimer here: I’m a firm […]

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Cap Hits: Measuring Umberger, Lecavalier Against Peers

The contracts of R.J. Umberger and Vinny Lecavalier illustrate how the salary cap era has been a cruel, harsh ninja chop to the crotch for the Philadelphia Flyers. Long gone […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 3 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Islanders Trade Can Wait Until Offseason

Theres’s a lot of discussion regarding these New York Islanders and if they should look to make a trade for someone. Names such as Keith Yandle, Evander Kane (which may […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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Could the Blackhawks be Victim to Capocalypse in 2015?

The New York Post recently reported that there’s a good chance the NHL’s salary cap will not increase for the 2015-2016 season.  It should be noted that this article contains […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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Dilemma in San Jose

The San Jose Sharks have a problem that they will soon have to deal with. This impasse is the abundance of bottom six forwards the Sharks posses. At this moment […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
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Could Vinny Lecavalier Be Bought Out for a Second Time?

So much for the foregone conclusion that the Flyers were moving veteran forward Vincent Lecavalier. Excluding any colossal breaking news of a trade that would include Lecavalier, he’s here to […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 5 comments · Philadelphia Flyers