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Storm Advisory 7/19/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

The NHL offer sheet drought, the NHL’s new goalie equipment guidelines, and hockey at the ESPYs.

CANESCOUNTRY.COM - 2018-07-19 13:03:02

NHL notebook: Coyotes, Blue Jackets swap prospects

Arizona Coyotes acquired defenseman Jacob Graves and a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2019 draft from theColumbus Blue Jacketsin exchange for forward Ryan MacInnis, both teams announced Wednesday." class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm">TheArizona Coyotesacquired defe

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

NHL Free Agency 2018: Predictions Based on Offseason Buzz

While there aren't any big names left to be had, for squads that were left on the outside looking in, that could be a good thing. Unless you're mad at your organization's general manager for not springing for Antoine Roussel or Jack Johnson, for some reason.

BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-07-18 18:00:03

Core control: Ranking the NHL's locked-in young talent

9:22 AM ETEmily KaplanESPNTeam rankings come in all shapes and forms. We analyzed the rosters of all 31 teams to determine which franchise is best suited for the future behind a locked-in young core.How is that determined? Given the average age of NHL players to begin the 2017-18 season was a shade

ESPN - 2018-07-18 14:07:34

Storm Advisory 7/18/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Chicago says they may wait until around training camp to make moves to fill their cap space, so maybe aJustin Faulktrade is on hold. [NHL]Who is likely to break out as a star next year?The youth movement continues for theNew York Rangers. [New York Post]A tough, but enlightening, read about the obst

CANESCOUNTRY.COM - 2018-07-18 13:03:01

NHL Trade Rumors: Examining Latest 2018 Offseason Reports

Unless your favorite team is in the market for what amounts to damaged goods, theNHLtrade route is the road to take towards marked improvement. There isn't a team in the league that is simply one Dan Hamhuis away from the Stanley Cup, for example.

BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-07-18 12:00:01

The most worrisome contracts signed in NHL free agency so far

More often than not, though, the urge to spend is eventually met by a completely different feeling: buyer’s remorse.

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-07-18 00:00:00

NHL Free Agents 2018: Latest Predictions on Dan Hamhuis, Cody Franson and More

Paul Vernon/Associated PressVirtually all of the biggestNHLfree agents have signed new contracts by now. The 2018 class was a notoriously thin one—especially once John Carlsonre-signed with theWashington Capitals with just days to spare—and mostly all of the clearcut top-six forward/top-four defense

BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-07-17 20:18:14

2018 NHL Free Agency: Where former Lightning players have ended up this summer

For me, a lot of the fun of being a fan of hockey is that I’m not just a fan of theTampa Bay Lightning, but also a fan of individual players. Often times my appreciation for a player goes beyond just when they played for the Lightning. On a personal level, it’s great to see players that came into th


Improved or not: How all 31 NHL teams stack up

DefensemanKevin Shattenkirk, their big trade deadline acquisition, skated off to theNew York Rangers.Justin WilliamsandKarl Alznerleft as free agents.Nate Schmidtwas plucked in the expansion draft.Marcus Johanssonwas a salary cap casualty. Even their re-signing of forwardT.J. Oshieto an eight-year c


Storm Advisory 7/17/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Lots and lots of contracts, plus the Martin Necas Hype Train rolls on down the tracks apace.Jamie KellnerReading AssignmentsMartin Necasis ready to make his mark on Raleigh. [NHL]Elias Lindholmgot paid...a lot. [ESPN]Adam Henriquesigned a long term deal to remain in Anaheim. [Fox Sports]Jusse Saros


The basics on NHL contract bonuses

Signing bonuses are part of the salary, count as part of a player’s cap hit, and are capped at $92,500 for players on ELCs. They are paid out in a lump sum in the summer, and the amount is not included in buyout calculations.


NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Artemi Panarin, Blackhawks Trade Plans and More

TheNHLrumor mill has cycled down for the summer, it seems. As the draft approached, it felt like we were on the precipice of one of the busiest runs in recent memory.


NHL Rumor Roundup: Blackhawks weigh cost of Hurricanes trade match, other quick fixes

At first glance, the opportunity to land two skilled veterans by parting with a sophomore center and a first-round selection seems like a bargain for the Blackhawks. Doing so, however, would be seen as Bowman sacrificing more of his club's future for a quick fix.


NHL notebook: Vesey gets 2-year deal from Rangers

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Vesey is expected to make $2.275 million per season, according to multiple reports.


The best value deals in NHL free agency so far

That’s just the nature of the beast, though, as each free-agent season brings overpayments and questionable decisions during the often-insane hours and days following July 1. But there’s value to be found in a lot of these contracts too, as some of the more astute GM’s across the league are able to


NHL free agency 2018: Ducks sign Adam Henrique to 5-year extension

UNCLE RICO IS STAYING IN ANAHEIM!We've signed@AdamHenriqueto a five-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season:pic.twitter.com/gTGNVLA270— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks)July 16, 2018


The NHL community shares condolences and memories after death of Ray Emery

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowned Sunday while swimming near his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35 years old. Emery spent 12 seasons as an NHL goalie after breaking into the league with the Ottawa Senators in 2003. He'd play with three more teams as a reliable backstop, enjoying his best se


Former NHL goalie Ray Emery dies in apparent drowning

Friends and first responders have identified victim in early morning drowning at the Hamilton Harbour as former@NHLgoalie Ray Emery. Ray played the@ottawasenators,@NHLBlackhawks,@AnaheimDucksand the@NHLFlyers. He was swimming with several friends & never surfaced#HamOntpic.twitter.com/QpD2tNwDzs— An


Storm Advisory 7/15/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

The Athletic takes a look at the most intriguing Restricted Free Agents still out there that could (should?) get offer sheets...if teams, you know, did that kind of thing. [The Athletic $]Signup for the Canes 5K race continues: