It’s hard to believe that the Florida Panthers were a playoff contender just two years ago. Less than 730 days ago, Florida battled the New Jersey Devils in a seven […]
Post Tagged with: "NHL Salary Cap"
Where would the Chicago Blackhawks be without GM Stan Bowman? That’s a fair question with a dim answer. In his fifth year in the driver’s seat in the Windy City, […]
The St. Louis Blues have managed to resist the temptation of overspending while building a Stanley Cup contending team despite rampant dollar-flinging by other franchises around the NHL. It only […]
Since 1927, the NHL’s best teams have competed for the right to call themselves Stanley Cup Champions. Today, there are 30 teams with the same goal, and only one winner. […]
The new Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated a lowering of the salary cap. The maximum for the 2012/13 season is $70 million. That is anticipated to drop to around $64 million […]
The NHL is undoubtedly a money-driven league. However, that doesn’t mean NHL general managers should have to focus on dishing out millions upon millions.
Donald Fehr may be one of the most controversial individuals in North America. He is at the core of the 2012 NHL lockout. As the Executive Director of the NHLPA, Fehr […]
Sidney Crosby won’t be a free agent this Sunday. If Ray Shero and the Pittsburgh Penguins have their way, Crosby may never be a free agent again. Marian Hossa won’t […]
As far as the Pittsburgh Penguins are concerned, any meaningful trade talk in the wake of another postseason letdown will have to be suspended until at least September 15. That’s […]
With next Monday’s National Hockey League trade deadline rapidly approaching, speculation around the league is rampant regarding which teams will make big deals and who they will acquire. Hockey fans […]
In the era of the salary cap ($64,300,000 this season), some NHL teams must juggle with numbers to find a way to stay under the maximum salary payroll allowed by […]
Last week, a friend and I had an animated discussion on Bruins’ GM Peter Chiarelli’s offseason plan. While I was ambivalent, he was dismayed – the Bruins, fresh off a […]