Post Tagged with: "salary cap"

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 · 0 comments · 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.

Andrej Meszaros (bridgedts@flickr)

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 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Daniel Afredsson lines up for a faceokk (Josh Smith/THW)

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
Alex Pietrangelo battles with Anze Kopitar in the 2013 playoffs (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Pietrangelo’s Contract: What would you give him?

There has been plenty of worry amongst St. Louis Blues fans over the lack of news regarding their star player Alex Pietrangelo and his next contract; a contract that many […]

by · June 29, 2013 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Fantasy hockey fans are glad he shed this Kings jersey seen above. (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Why Dustin Penner Is Still Fit for the Kings

The season has barely ended, and the most exciting Los Angeles Kings news this offseason may have already dropped.  With Slava Voynov re-signed, Jonathan Bernier traded, and at least five […]

by · June 28, 2013 · 7 comments · Free Agents, Los Angeles Kings
Calgary Flames Begin Rebuild with Mixed Results and Message

Calgary Flames Begin Rebuild with Mixed Results and Message

The Calgary Flames are certainly correctly proving the adage that March roars in like a lion and peters out like a lamb.  Beginning the month as a self-described playoff bubble […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Carolina Hurricane Jussi Jokinen - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Shero, Botterill Utilize New Salary Cap Rule

The Penguins used the NHL’s new Retained Salary Transaction rule on Wednesday when acquiring Jussi Jokinen.

by · April 3, 2013 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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How is the Penguins’ Dream Team Actually Cap Compliant?

How do Crosby, Malkin, Iginla, Morrow, Neal, Letang, Martin, Fleury, and more fit under the salary cap?

by · March 30, 2013 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins