Category Archives: Off Season

Day Two: Chytil gets bridge deal, Rangers acquire tough guy Reaves, Bruins do well in off-season despite losing Krejci, Plus more

It was a much calmer Day Two for the July frenzy. After so many signings on Day One, it was like a light wind cooling off the hot summer heat. Coincidentally, the temperatures here didn’t even reach 80 degrees. However, … Continue reading

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Protection Lists Due Saturday, Rangers add Mike Kelly and Gord Murphy to coaching staff, Panthers buyout Yandle, Devils trade for Ryan Graves and re-sign Mike McLeod

It’s the quiet before the storm. In anticipation of next Wednesday’s Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft on July 21, teams are preparing for a hectic off-season. Each of the 31 teams will lose an unprotected player off their roster to Seattle. … Continue reading

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Sabres acquire Eric Staal from Wild for Marcus Johansson

The @BuffaloSabres and @mnwild have made a deal!@NHLdotcom has more: https://t.co/KleZrz8khV pic.twitter.com/w2uKK5p2W0 — NHL (@NHL) September 16, 2020 In a straight up one for one trade without any salary retained, the Sabres and Wild made a interesting deal. Buffalo acquired … Continue reading

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Devils’ season ends as the NHL rolls out its ‘return to play’ format

More than two months after the world came to a screeching halt due to a global pandemic, many entities (including the NHL) are trying to slowly begin a return to normal, or whatever our new normal will be when this … Continue reading

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Upset Shattenkirk lands with Lightning

It didn’t take long for Kevin Shattenkirk to wind up with another team. Is it really a surprise that the former Ranger landed in Tampa with the Lightning? It’s where most wind up. Rangers South has been home to Ryan … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How to spice up the NHL offseason

Let’s be honest. The NHL offseason has become boring and predictable. All the action takes place in the week leading up to July 1, which is basically the only day in free agency that’s hectic. It reminds me of that … Continue reading

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Flyers deal for Kevin Hayes’ negotiating rights

Prior to puck drop for Game Four of the Stanley Cup that the Blues took 4-2 over the Bruins to square the series, the Flyers made some news of their own. BREAKING: We have acquired forward @KevinPHayes12 from Winnipeg in … Continue reading

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Senators trade Hoffman to Sharks, Panthers acquire him

Following last week’s chaotic reveal regarding Mike Hoffman’s psycho fiancé and Erik Karlsson’s poor wife, it was evident that Ottawa would be making changes to their roster. They moved quickly trading Hoffman to the Sharks with Cody Donaghy and a … Continue reading

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Devils’ offseason approaches with question marks

It’s been nearly two months since the Devils’ 2017-18 season ended in Tampa Bay, five games later than most pundits thought it would end in the first round of the playoffs after a 97-point season that surprised the hockey world … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: A boring NHL summer

Even in a dull summer, there are plenty of NYR thoughts and hockey ones. Continue reading

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