2015 NHL Draft Winners and Losers

This past weekend, the 2015 NHL Draft was held in Sunrise, Florida. For residents and fans, the weather outside was one to enjoy and relax while inside the BB&T Center, it was More »

The Future of Leafs Phil Kessel

On October 1st, 2013, the Toronto Maple Leafs reached a deal with team star, Phil Kessel on a contract extension made for 8 years worth over $60-million. (more…) More »

Ron Hextall nails it on NHL Draft weekend

The Philadelphia Flyers look like a completely different team after the NHL draft this weekend. Here is an analysis of the changes facing the Flyers next season, and what we can expect More »

Ducks First Round Pick in Depth: Jacob Larsson

Tell me if you have heard this before: The Anaheim Ducks draft a Swedish defensemen with their first round pick. It seems to be the new norm for the current scouting panel More »

Kings acquire Milan Lucic in blockbuster 4-player trade

On Friday, June 26th, the Boston Bruins shipped cornerstone forward Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings for Martin Jones, a 2015 1st-round pick (D Jakub Zboril) and Colin Miller. (more…) More »

Top 10 Projected Picks for the 2015 Draft

On June 26th and 27th, the NHL will hold the 2015 Entry Draft in Sunrise, Florida at the BB&T Center which is home to the Florida Panthers. This draft has many excited, More »

Why the Ducks should let Matt Beleskey become an UFA

Matt Beleskey was a critical part of the Anaheim Ducks regular season (22G, 10A)  and helped ignite the offense in the playoffs (8G, 1A). In the coming days, Bob Murray, the Ducks More »

Five teams set to benefit from the rising NHL salary cap

On June 23rd, 2015, the NHL announced the salary cap will rise for the 2015-16 season from $69-million to $71.4-million. Here are five teams in particular who stand to benefit from the More »

Is Kyle Okposo on the trade block?

Having moved their first round pick to acquire Thomas Vanek in October 2013, New York Islanders GM Garth Snow has hinted that he may be willing to move some players of value More »

Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning Set for Stanley Cup Final

What once started out as a field of sixteen teams trying to win the Stanley Cup has now been trimmed down to the final two. The Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning More »

 

NHL Rumors 26/06/15

Kevin Bieksa trade rumors

Today’s NHL rumors on the Senators, Canucks, Bruins, Penguins and more: (more…)

NHL Rumors 24/06/15

TJ Oshie trade rumors

Today’s NHL rumors on the Blues, Wild, Bruins, Coyotes and more:

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Top 10 Projected Picks for the 2015 Draft

NHL trade rumors

On June 26th and 27th, the NHL will hold the 2015 Entry Draft in Sunrise, Florida at the BB&T Center which is home to the Florida Panthers. This draft has many excited, not just for the first two expected picks, but for the talent that can either move up or down the list depending on each team’s specific needs. (more…)

Why the Ducks should let Matt Beleskey become an UFA

matt beleskey trade rumors

Matt Beleskey was a critical part of the Anaheim Ducks regular season (22G, 10A)  and helped ignite the offense in the playoffs (8G, 1A). In the coming days, Bob Murray, the Ducks GM, faces a tough decision. Do the Ducks pay up for their goal-scoring winger coming off of a career year or do they try and find production in house or elsewhere on the free agent market? Beleskey is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, and will likely demand a hefty contract in the range of four years at an AAV of ~4M per, a price perhaps too hefty for Bob Murray to pay. (more…)

Five teams set to benefit from the rising NHL salary cap

Chicago blackhawks trade rumors

On June 23rd, 2015, the NHL announced the salary cap will rise for the 2015-16 season from $69-million to $71.4-million. Here are five teams in particular who stand to benefit from the increase and why.

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NHL Rumors 23/06/15

kessel

Today’s NHL rumors on the Leafs, Panthers, Blackhawks and more:

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Is Kyle Okposo on the trade block?

New York Islanders trade rumors

Having moved their first round pick to acquire Thomas Vanek in October 2013, New York Islanders GM Garth Snow has hinted that he may be willing to move some players of value in order to improve their draft order next week.

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