Monthly Archives: June 2015

Islanders re-sign Anders Lee

In a good move to start the offseason, the Islanders re-signed forward Anders Lee to a four-year deal worth $3.75 million-per-season. A former 2009 sixth round pick who turns 25 on July 3, Lee had a good rookie year tallying … Continue reading

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July 1 Frenzy: Blue Jackets acquire Saad from Blackhawks

With the July 1 frenzy on deck, the Blue Jackets and Blackhawks made big news earlier today. Columbus acquired forward Brandon Saad from Chicago in exchange for Artem Anisimov and Marko Dano as part of a seven player blockbuster deal. … Continue reading

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NHL News and Notes: Semin to be bought out, Sharks acquire Martin Jones

There was plenty of action in the NHL with July 1 looming. Plus a look at the 2015 HHOF class. Lindros omitted. Recchi also waiting. Continue reading

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Devils post-draft and pre-FA musings

Between the schedule coming out last week, the NHL Draft taking place on Friday and Saturday, impending Free Agency starting Wednesday this week and the Devils season ticket holder Q/A with GM Ray Shero and coach John Hynes today (more on … Continue reading

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Rangers acquire Raanta from Blackhawks

Before Day 2 of the NHL Draft wrapped up, Rangers general manager Glen Sather stayed busy. After dealing Carl Hagelin and Cam Talbot, he was able to find Henrik Lundqvist’s new backup acquiring Antti Raanta from the Blackhawks in exchange … Continue reading

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Rangers trade Hagelin to Ducks, Talbot to Oilers

After a quiet Day 1, the Rangers are very busy today in Day 2 of the Draft. They traded two players and also moved down to get more picks. The first move came when GM Glen Sather dealt Carl Hagelin, … Continue reading

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NHL Draft Summary: Sabres and Islanders Hit Home Runs Early

It was a big night for Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. But the Sabres stole the show trading for Ryan O’Reilly and Isles GM Garth Snow was up to his usual tricks trading into the first round twice. Continue reading

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Devils draft Zacha, trade for Palmieri (apparently)

If hiring John Hynes was Ray Shero’s first important move as Devils GM, the first night of the NHL draft showed us Shero’s first moves toward reshaping the roster and stocking the prospect cupboard.  With a #6 overall pick, I was obviously … Continue reading

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Draft Day Madness Continues: Lucic dealt to Kings

The Draft madness continued for the Bruins who made their third trade of the day sending Milan Lucic to the Kings. Continue reading

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NHL Draft Day: Flames acquire Dougie Hamilton from Bruins

With the NHL Draft over three hours away, the movement continues. The Bruins unloaded their second player of the day sending defenseman Dougie Hamilton to the Flames for a first round pick and two seconds. Calgary sends Boston the 15th, … Continue reading

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