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Rumour Roundup: Red Wings and Lightning may need to make trades to become cap compliant
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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…Share Tweet
Court Documents: Evander Kane Grabbed Women's Necks At Bar, Fought With Bouncerdeadspin.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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweet
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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweet
Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get inthehockeynews.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…Share Tweet
Signing bonuses could become next CBA battlegroundthehockeynews.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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 23NHL 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 22Evander 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 22DENVER, 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21Jeffrey 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21NEW 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…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Bishop could be trade candidate as Lightning search for cap spacethehockeynews.com Jul 19The 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 19Predators 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” …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 18TORONTO, 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)…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 18Here 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…Share Tweet
Elevated Plays Of The WeekMar 20Check 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.
Lightning Strike Red WingsMar 20The Lighting topped the Red Wings 3-1 for their second straight win.
Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' WinMar 20Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
Sharks Skate Past Maple LeafsMar 19The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.