The NHL added the New York Islanders in 1972 to keep the fledgling WHA out of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. It did not take long at all for the team to establish itself as a force in the league, and the Islanders formed dynasty in the early 1980's. Unsurprisingly, this lineup features quite […]
Well, I'm gonna keep this simple mainly because I don't know all the ins and outs of it but... how could the NHL have allowed such a huge loophole to exist in the CBA? Of coarse we are talking about O'Reilly and his 7.5m salary. Now that money in of itself is stupid money […]
Here is my list of free agent winners and losers from the free agent frenzy. WINNERS: LEAFS: The trade of Kessel signified the rebuild is on in full, although they got 65 cents on the dollar and had to retain salary it changes the culture of the team. Kapanen is a nice […]
His contract: http://www.generalfanager.com/players/588 That's right: an AAV of $7.5 with all but $1M being paid as a signing bonus each season. If these sorts of deals starting becoming the next big thing, this could spell future trouble for the NHLPA, imo. The $10M bonus he'll get this summer counts towards the player's share […]
Sure looks like Leo might be "Leo da louse" . Article is below but does not provide any details of the offense. http://thefourthperiod.com/news/tor150702.html Will this affect his status with the Leafs?
comes 25 year old goaltender John McLean . The Canucks invited the 6'9" goaltender to their development camp. McLean played at Gustavus Adolphus College which is a Division III school in Minnesota near Mankato where my brother is a professor. McLean was a junior last year with a 2.02 GAA and a S% of 0.929 in […]
For those who'd like to catch up on who the Rangers have acquired this Off-Season: Emerson Etem Not signed as of yet. RFA & former 1st Round Draft Pick who's salary was $810,000 last year. Minimum Qualifying Offer would amount to $850,500. Fast, strong, dynamic AHL player who has not met with success in […]
This is taken from HF Boards, written by Appleyard, who is basically a member who's opinions, especially of anything going on across the pond are very highly regarded IMO. http://alongtheboards.com/2015/07/breaking-down-the-philadelphia-flyers-2015-draft-selections/ He breaks down strengths and weaknesses of all the Flyers picks, a very well written article.