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Rumour Roundup: Red Wings and Lightning may need to make trades to become cap compliant

thehockeynews.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Detroit Red Wings avoided arbitration this week with defenseman Danny DeKeyser and goaltender Petr Mrazek. DeKeyser, 26, inked a five-year, $30-million contract, while the 24-year-old Mrazek agreed to a two-year, $8-million deal. These deals, howeve…
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  • Court Documents: Evander Kane Grabbed Women's Necks At Bar, Fou…

    Court Documents: Evander Kane Grabbed Women's Necks At Bar, Fought With Bouncer

    deadspin.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane grabbed two women’s necks, pulled another woman’s hair, and fought with a bouncer at a Buffalo club called Bottoms Up on June 24, according to sworn statements to police acquired by Buffalo news station WKBW.Read more…
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  • Four more years of Mike Hoffman with Ottawa Senators

    Four more years of Mike Hoffman with Ottawa Senators

    yahoo.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    Last season, Mike Hoffman and the Ottawa Senators went through the always nasty salary arbitration process. Hoffman filed for arbitration again this offseason; however, a week before his scheduled hearing, the two sides came to an agreement. Hoffman, 26…
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  • Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more…

    Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more players?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    It should really come as no surprise that of the 25 players who were slated to go to salary arbitration this summer, none has actually sat in front of the arbitrator and 22 of them have resulted in contract resolutions. That’s pretty much the standard t…
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  • Red Wings sign Petr Mrazek to two-year, $8M contract

    Red Wings sign Petr Mrazek to two-year, $8M contract

    yahoo.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images) The Detroit Red Wings and young goaltender Petr Mrazek have come to terms on a two-year contract extension reportedly worth $8 million. Mrazek and the Red Wings were supposed to go through an arbitration he…
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    thehockeynews.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Playoff turnover is a hallmark of the NHL’s salary cap era. It’s rare to see a single franchise entrenched in a contending position for decades at a time. The Detroit Red Wings are the remarkable exception. Typically, we see plenty of playoff squads sli…
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  • Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    thehockeynews.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…
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  • Did Red Wings overpay Danny DeKeyser with 6-year deal?

    Did Red Wings overpay Danny DeKeyser with 6-year deal?

    yahoo.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Getty Images In the NHL, there’s usually a trade-off between average annual value of a contract vs. term on free-agent contracts. The shorter the term, the higher the AAV; the longer the term, the lower the AAV. Again, in theory. The Detroit Red Wings s…
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  • Lou Lamoriello and Maple Leafs: 5 things we’ve learned after a …

    Lou Lamoriello and Maple Leafs: 5 things we’ve learned after a year

    yahoo.com Jul 23
    NHL I’m sitting at the same table that I was one year ago, laptop next to coffee mug, early hours of a summer morning. Except this time, as I write about Lou Lamoriello, there’s considerably less shock, awe, Eastern Conference plate tectonics and baffle…
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  • Evander Kane arrested for criminal trespass, other charges

    Evander Kane arrested for criminal trespass, other charges

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    Evander Kane Evander Kane of the Buffalo Sabres has been arrested for “misdemeanor criminal trespass” among other charges, according to the Buffalo News. Police sources had said that Kane was facing “non-criminal harassment charges” after a June 24 inci…
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  • Has the NHL killed creativity in hockey?

    Has the NHL killed creativity in hockey?

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    DENVER, CO – FEBRUARY 27: Detroit Red Wings center Brad Richards (17) celebrate his game winning goal with Detroit Red Wings center Luke Glendening (41) during the third period February 27, 2016 at Coors Field. The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Colorad…
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  • Auston Matthews signs entry-level deal with Maple Leafs

    Auston Matthews signs entry-level deal with Maple Leafs

    yahoo.com Jul 21
    Jeffrey T. Barnes/Getty Images The panic can now end. Auston Matthews has signed his entry-level deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday. According to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, Matthews, the No. 1 overall pick in last month’s NHL Draft, will r…
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  • Islanders planning Brooklyn escape to Queens: Report

    Islanders planning Brooklyn escape to Queens: Report

    yahoo.com Jul 21
    NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 24: Fans gather in the plaza prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images) Are the New York Islanders planning their escape from Barclays Center? The Islanders…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bishop could be trade candidate as Lightning sea…

    Rumor Roundup: Bishop could be trade candidate as Lightning search for cap space

    The Tampa Bay Lightning avoided arbitration with winger Alex Killorn by re-signing him Sunday to a seven-year, $31.25-million contract. The annual cap hit ($4.45 million), however, leaves the Lightning with just over $8.5 million of cap room and restric…
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  • Are NHL teams moving away from analytics?

    Are NHL teams moving away from analytics?

    yahoo.com Jul 19
    Predators Matt Pfeffer is the analytics consultant who argued against the P.K. Subban trade and was subsequently let go by the Montreal Canadiens. And while “I was against the Subban for Shea Weber trade” isn’t exactly “I voted against the war in Iraq” …
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  • Rangers deal Brassard for Zibanejad, as Ottawa goes win-now

    Rangers deal Brassard for Zibanejad, as Ottawa goes win-now

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 18: Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on February 18, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)…
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  • Kessel gets Cup; Marchand, Bruins talk extension; Hoffman hopes…

    Kessel gets Cup; Marchand, Bruins talk extension; Hoffman hopes to stay with Sens (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Phil Kessel finally gets his day…
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:25

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 20
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including ESPN analyst Linda Cohn trying out for the Florida Panthers.
  • Video - Lightning Strike Red Wings 00:52

    Lightning Strike Red Wings

    Mar 20
    The Lighting topped the Red Wings 3-1 for their second straight win.
  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.