Post Tagged with: "Salary Cap"

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Blackhawks Salary Cap Moves Raise More Questions than Answers

(Robin Alam/Icon SMI)   In my previous article, I suggested that Chicago Blackhawks Nick Leddy and Kris Versteeg were the most likely candidates to be shipped out of town. That turned […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Prospects
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Stan Bowman Needs to Play Salary Cap Limbo

It’s no secret that Stan Bowman and the Chicago Blackhawks are in a bit of a pickle. Less than 8 weeks remain until the NHL opens up its 2014-15 season, […]

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Salary Cap Crunch May Force Bowman to Get Bold

General managers are often defined by the boldest of decisions made during their tenures. Bold decisions, both with personnel and coaching, can either lead to a championship or go so […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
What If Crosby Pulled a LeBron?

What If Crosby Pulled a LeBron?

Sidney Crosby and LeBron James are seen as the best players in the world at their respective sports. Sure, you may hear the odd person that tries to claim Durant […]

by · June 25, 2014 · 4 comments · News/Commentary
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Colorado’s Cap Future

With the Avalanche season ending in game 7 heartbreak, it is time to look towards the off-season to see what the future holds for the 2014/15 roster. The team currently […]

The Chicago Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four years. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Chicago Blackhawks Face Major Impediment to Future Success

The present is unequivocally the best time to be a Blackhawks fan in the franchise’s 88-year existence. Fresh off a memorable playoff run and second Stanley Cup in four seasons, Chicago […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak celebrating goals together has become common in Toronto (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs: Non-Leafs Still Salary Cap Hits

With the season looming – and rosters being set – some teams are fighting to drop under the cap by moving players to long-term injury reserve or sending others to […]

Tomas Vokoun will be out indefinitely, leaving the Penguins roster in a bind (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Tomas Vokoun Injury Will Impact Penguins’ Salary Cap Situation

Penguins GM Ray Shero announced on Saturday that goaltender Tomas Vokoun will be out indefinitely after undergoing a procedure to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis.

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Andrej Meszaros: The Likely Odd Man Out

It’s beneficial for a team to have a logjam at any one position.  This lends a helping hand in trade discussions for teams in desperate need of help.  For the […]

by · September 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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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
At 40 years old, Selanne was the most dangerous Duck on the ice. (Photo by Gregory Shamus)

Tipping Their Caps: Western Conference Team Salary Cap Space

I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it’s still all about the work — Jim Carrey The NHL’s annual […]

Lecavalier showed late last year he is still an elite scorer. (Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Nashville’s Compliance Buyout Shopping List

Buyouts are swelling the ranks of a barren 2013 NHL free agent class, as teams have begun trimming their fat to free up salary and roster space and comply with […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Nashville Predators