Post Tagged with: "NHL Salary Cap"

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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
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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 […]

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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
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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