Monthly Archives: June 2014

July 1 Free Agent Frenzy Looms

It’s already been an interesting offseason. With the cap only going up to a ceiling of $69 million, teams have been making tough decisions. Already we’ve seen some sacrifice players to clear room in anticipation of tomorrow’s July 1 Free … Continue reading

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Devils buy out Volchenkov

On the eve of free agency, the first domino fell in New Jersey when Lou Lamoriello decided to use the Devils’ second and last compliance buyout on Anton Volcheknov, erasing his $4.25 million from the cap the next two seasons. … Continue reading

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Next forty-eight hours critical for Devils going forward

So far, all’s calm before the storm but with the 2014 NHL Draft in the books, now we’re about to reach the most pivotal point of our (and most other teams’) offseason, with the compliance buyout window closing today – … Continue reading

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Video Of Day: Garth Snow curses during TSN interview

Today’s Video Of Day feature is an obvious one. Highlighting the first round, Islanders general manager Garth Snow was interviewed by TSN’s James Duthie regarding trading back into the first round with the Lightning to select Josh Ho-Sang. Asked about … Continue reading

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Devils select John Quenneville

At the conclusion of the first round, Devils President and GM Lou Lamoriello stepped up to the microphone at Wells Fargo Center and thanked the Flyers for their hospitality amidst boos. I can only imagine what the reaction might’ve been … Continue reading

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Islanders trade with Lightning, Draft Josh Ho-Sang

The Islanders weren’t done drafting in a busy first round. After grabbing forward Michael Dal Colle with their fifth overall pick, they traded back into the first round acquiring the Rangers’ first round pick from the Lightning. In a twist … Continue reading

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Penguins deal Neal to Predators

In no real shock, the Penguins found a taker for James Neal sending him to the Predators in exchange for forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling. An interesting deal to say the least due to the return. Rather than get … Continue reading

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Islanders select Michael Dal Colle

Drafting early again, the Islanders selected forward Michael Dal Colle with the fifth overall pick. Going for offense, Islander GM Garth Snow got it in the just turned 18-year old from Richmond Hill, Ontario who led the Oshawa Generals to … Continue reading

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Sabres select Sam Reinhart

So much for any surprises. Instead of trading the number one overall pick, the Panthers decided to select defenseman Aaron Ekblad. Florida general manager Dale Tallon turned down the Canucks’ offer of two first round picks (No.6 and 24) along … Continue reading

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Canucks trade Kesler to Ducks

After much speculation, Ryan Kesler finally has a new home. The Canucks dealt the unhappy center to the Ducks in exchange for Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa, Anaheim’s first round pick (No.24) and third round pick (No.85). In a later deal … Continue reading

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