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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
Whatever it was, Sidney Crosby was not himself in the Pittsburgh Penguins most dire hour of need. (Icon SMI)

Can You Win a Cup Without Tanking?

In today’s salary cap NHL, it is becoming increasingly difficult to build a Stanley Cup contending team through trades and free agency. Big market teams can no longer out-muscle smaller […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Panthers Showing Difference Between Frugal & Cheap

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 […]

by · March 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers
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Stan Bowman, Chicago’s Mad Genius

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, […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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St. Louis Blues Among NHL’s Most Well-Managed Teams

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 […]

by · February 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues, The Business of Hockey
5 Reasons You’ll Never See Back-To-Back NHL Champions Again

5 Reasons You’ll Never See Back-To-Back NHL Champions Again

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.  […]

by · January 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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Dany Heatley: Should The Minnesota Wild Use A Compliance Buyout On Him?

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 […]

by · February 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild